First Year Postgraduate Registration

Please note that the following information is for students registering for the first year. Returning Postgraduates should consult the Returning Postgraduates registration page.

School Induction

Your Welcome Pack and Crucial Guide will be available for you to collect from 2 January 2014 at the Postgraduate Office, G.202, Alan Turing Building.

Registration

The Postgraduate Crucial Guide contains a lot of useful information and it is best to read it through before your arrival in Manchester. The Crucial Guide is available online and you will also receive a copy in your Welcome Pack.

Please register for your programme on-line.  Registration starts from 2 January 2014. Once you have confirmed your attendance and are ready to register you need to complete your IT Sign-up. You can complete registration from any PC with an internet connection and may carry out registration, including online payment, off campus. A step-by-step guide of how to complete your registration can be found in the Crucial Guide. If you prefer to pay your tuition fees over the telephone, please contact the Registration Helpline on +44 (0)161 306 5544.  If you are not able to complete your financial registration online, you will be able do so in person at the venues shown below. For this you will need to take your log-on details, banking details and payment of a sponsorship letter.

Registration Venues, if you are unable to complete registration online.

  • 1st - 16th September: main libary and Whitworth Hall
  • Non-September starters, Student Services Centre, Burlington Street

Once you have completed registration you will be able to collect your student card from one of the following venues. International students will need to bring their passports and ID cards with them in order to collect their student card.

Student Card Collection Venues

Information for Postgraduate Research Students Only (PhD/MPhil)

During your first week or at the Faculty Induction you will be need to collect a copy of your Graduate Resource Folder from the Graduate School in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Sackville Street Building, Room C4, Sackville Street. Research Students will be allocated a space in a workroom with a desk and computer within the School of Mathematics for the duration of their programme.  Room details will be given to when you come to collect your Welcome Pack.You should also enroll on the Graduate Education 'Introduction to Research' workshop which will take place in early February. Further details are available from the Graduate Education website.

Important information for students funded through the school only (EPSRC DTA, School Scholarship)

If you were notified of a funding award, the School of Mathematics will be making arrangements to pay your tuition fees.

If you were awarded a stipend to cover the cost of your maintenance, you will be paid monthly by direct debit into your personal bank account.  PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ENTER YOUR BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS ONTO THE SYSTEM AT THE TIME OF YOUR REGISTRATION (details can be found in the online Funding Information.) If you don’t provide your bank account details on time, your first maintenance payment may be paid by cheque which would be available for collection after you have completed your on-line registration from the Student Services Centre, Burlington Street.

Accommodation

If you have not already arranged accommodation in Manchester, please do so as soon as possible by contacting the Accommodation Office. In addition, the Accommodation Office can provide details of private lettings. Email : accommodation@manchester.ac.uk; tel +44(0)161-275 2888; fax +44(0)161 275 3213. Details of private lettings are also available from Manchester Student Homes.

Orientation Programme for International Students

The Orientation Programme for new international students will take place from 12th to 15th September 2013. Attendance at the Orientation Programme itself is strongly recommended for all new international students. You may also wish to consult the Orientation Guide.

Contact information

If you have any queries relating to your registration or are unable to attend for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact the Postgraduate Office on tel:  +44 (0) 161 275 0176 and we will be happy to assist you.

We look forward to meeting you in September.

Useful Online Resources

Student Services Centre

Orientation Guide (Overseas students)

International Society

Postgraduate Crucial Guide

English Language Proficiency Test Date

Accommodation Office

Manchester Student Homes (Private housing bureau)

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