As a PhD supervisor it is important that you are familiar with the different responsibilities that are laid upon you and the different aspects you are involved with during the PhD study.
NEW INTERNAL PHD SUPERVISORS (MAIN AND CO) MUST ATTEND THE FIRST COMING PHD SUPERVISOR COURSE
As a starting point it is imperative that you allign your expectations with the PhD student you are supervising. This founds the crucial starting point for the entire PhD study and it is therefore of outmost importance that you and the PhD student are on the same track.
INITIAL PHASES OF THE PHD STUDY
When a PhD student is accepted for enrollment at the Doctoral School of Engineering and Science it is crucial to the PhD study that the supervisor and PhD student allign their expectations towards eachother and the PhD study at hand. A missallignment here may lead to issues later on, issues that could have been avoided.
As a supervisor you must actively assist the student in completing the PhD plan that is due for submission no later than 2 months after the study is commenced. Once the plan is ready for submission it is uploaded by the PhD student through PhD manager where the supervisor, followed by the head of program must approve the PhD plan. The same procedure is to be followed when the updated version is submitted, no later than 11 months after enrollment. Only the PhD study director can provide an extemption in relation to these timeframes.
Key elements to remember when initiating a PhD study:
Should you encounter issues that you cannot resolve amongst yourselves please contact the doctoral school who will initiate contact to the PhD Study Director.
As the PHD study near completion there are a several elements that is to be handled by the PhD student and the supervisor. To assist in relation to this process the doctoral school recommends that the supervisor and PhD student makes themselves familiar with these elements as soon as possible.
THE FOLLOWING ELEMENTS MUST BE TAKEN CARE OF: