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Geography Enrolment Information

students outside on the grassWelcome to the Geography PhD programme at King's College London

Before you arrive, you should follow the below steps:


  1. Finalise Your Accommodation
  2. Do You Need A Visa?
  3. Fees And Funding
  4. King's IT and Setting Up Your Account
  5. Complete Online Enrolment
  6. Download the Welcome to King's Guide


You can also sign up for a Centre for Doctoral Studies induction.

Once you have completed the above steps you are ready to proceed and enrol in person at King's College London.

If you start your PGR Programme at a different time than the September intake, please contact Nallini Samuel for a department introduction.  

PhD Induction Schedule

Monday 18 September

PGR Induction Day: Pyramid Room, K4U.04

11.00-12.00: Introduction to PGR Geography

  • Welcome to the department - Professor Bruce Malamud (Deputy Head of Department)

  • The Geography PGR community and introduction to the Research Domain Groups - Dr Daanish Mustafa (PGR Director)

  • A graduate student's guide to surviving or thriving in London - Professor Ragnar Lofstedt (PGR Tutor)

12.00-13.00: Tour of the Department and Desk Space

  • Student Reps will conduct a tour of the department

  • New students can register an interest for a Desk Space with David Smedley (PhD Room Manager)

13.00-14.00: Lunch break

14.00-14.45: Professional Service Talk

  • 14.00-14.10: PGR Administration/ Being a GTA in the Department - Miss Nallini Samuel (PGR Officer)

  • 14.10-14.20: Stipend, Finances and expenses - Dr Ralph Parfect (SGA Business Manager)

  • 14.20-14.30: Risk Assessments and Lab - Dr Ben Gridley (Lab Manager and Safety Officer)

  • 14.30-14.45: Introduction to Intrepid Explorers - Dan Mills and Anna Lavelle (PhD students)

15.00-16.00: Get to know your supervisor- Fleet River Bakery, 71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3J 

  • Spend time getting to know your supervisor and other academic staff over some tea/coffee and cake at the Fleet River Bakery (15 min walk from campus).

17.00-19.00: Drinks Reception for all PGR students and Staff - Common Room, K4.07

This will give you the opportunity to network with current and new PGR students and meet our academic and professional service staff.


Wednesday 20 September

11.30-13.30: Methods Basic Skills Talk

Location: K6.29, King's Building

This is a basic skills session for PGT students who are doing an MSc and need an introduction on methods skills. New PGRs are invited to attend this if they would like a refresher.


Wednesday 27 September

Centre for Doctoral Studies induction

Location: Franklin-Wilkins Builing, Waterloo Campus

12.30-14.30: International Student Induction, Room 1.11

There will be two sessions; one on Immigrations and Visas and the other on Life in London. This will be followed by a light lunch before the main session.

14.30-15.00: Centre for Doctoral Studies induction

Location: Auditorium (B5)

A university-wide induction event for all new postgraduate research students.

The aim of this induction programme is to welcome new postgraduate research students to King's College London and to give an overview of PGR matters from staff across the university with a range of perspectives.

To reserve your place on the upcoming induction session, please complete our online booking form. If you have any queries please contact

Please find updated information for these sessions here.


KISS DTP induction for new Social Science PhD Students

For further details and to register for a place on the KISS DTC induction please visit the KISS-DTC webpage.


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