Information for new postgraduates

If you have received confirmation of your place for MSc Palaeobiology, MSc Volcanology or a Geology Research MSc or PhD from the Faculty of Science through the application system 'ApplyYourself' (Hobsons), congratulations!  Please ensure that you have followed all the steps for online registration before you arrive (see the Postgraduate registration guide (PDF, 388kB) for information). You may also find the online information at useful.

The information and documents below are specific to the programmes in the School of Earth Sciences.  If you would like any of them sent to you by post please e-mail your request to

All students

MSc Palaeobiology students

MSc Volcanology students

MSc by Research and PhD students

Registration (all students)

There are three parts to registration:

1.  All students - register online before you arrive and print out your Certificate of Registration.  Please ensure that you have registered online and that you have uploaded a photograph for your student card by Saturday 9th September 2017. 

2.  International students -  pre-registration checks

All students from outside the UK, who are liable for fees at the higher 'overseas' rate, will need to report to International Office staff (based in the Wills Memorial Building) on Monday 18 September before going to register with the Faculty.  Please aim to arrive for a pre-registration check at least 30 minutes before your Faculty registration slot.  

3.  All students - attend Faculty registration on Monday 18 September in The Great Hall, Wills Memorial Building, Bristol.  Please remember to bring your original degree certificate(s) with you as you will be required to show them at registration. 

Timings for pre-registration checks and Faculty registration are in the welcome week timetable.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.  If you have any queries in the meantime please e-mail or telephone Naomi Baker on +44 (0) 117 331 5133.

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