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Research degree registration information

New student guide 2019 (pdf) 

Congratulations on being accepted onto one of LSHTM's research degree programmes. Your first week will include registration and an orientation day to introduce you to LSHTM and your degree programme. MPhil/PhD students can register for their studies in September, January or April, while DrPH students must register in September. Please refer to your offer letter for your official start date.

We recommend you get in touch with your supervisor as soon as possible to confirm your date of arrival and to arrange a time to meet in your first week.

As part of the compulsory induction, all research students must read the Health & Safety information on the intranet.

MPhil/PhD students starting in September 2019

Registration & orientation
During registration & orientation, students will be welcomed to LSHTM, given brief information about some administrative areas of LSHTM and registered according to their faculty and degree programme.

Registration: 23 September 2019

International Students’ Induction & Reception: taking place on Monday, 4-6.30pm, and featuring talks on Tier 4 Visa terms and conditions, and healthcare and banking in the UK. This event is strongly recommended for Tier 4 Visa students, and may be of interest to other international students.

Student Welcome Party: celebrate your first week at LSHTM with your new friends, live music and light refreshments on Friday, 5-8pm in the lower ground floor.

Accommodation helpdesk: if you are still looking for accommodation, visit the helpdesk in our Keppel Street building, where former students are on hand to guide you in your search. Open daily 12-5pm Monday 23 to Friday 27 September.

Bank letters: bank letters will be available 11am-4pm on Wednesday and 10am-4pm Thursday & Friday in the Library. From Monday 30 September they will be available from the Student Hub. You will need to provide the name and address of the bank where you intend to open your account. Visit our banking pages for details of banks with branches near LSHTM.

Council tax letters: council tax exemption certificates can be obtained from the Student Hub from Wednesday 25 September onwards.

DrPH students starting in September 2019

Registration & orientation 

Registration: 23 September 2019

International Students’ Induction & Reception: taking place on Monday, 4-6.30pm, and featuring talks on Tier 4 Visa terms and conditions, and healthcare and banking in the UK. This event is strongly recommended for Tier 4 Visa students, and may be of interest to other international students.

Student Welcome Party: celebrate your first week at LSHTM with your new friends, live music and light refreshments on Friday, 5-8pm in the lower ground floor.

Accommodation helpdesk: if you are still looking for accommodation, visit the helpdesk in our Keppel Street building, where former students are on hand to guide you in your search. Open daily 12-5pm Monday 23 to Friday 27 September.

Bank letters: bank letters will be available 11am-4pm on Wednesday and 10am-4pm Thursday & Friday in the Library. From Monday 30 September they will be available from the Student Hub. You will need to provide the name and address of the bank where you intend to open your account. Visit our banking pages for details of banks with branches near LSHTM.

Council tax letters: council tax exemption certificates can be obtained from the Student Hub from Wednesday 25 September onwards.

MPhil/PhD students starting in January 2020

Registration & orientation 

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