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Current Postgraduate Students


To formally leave the department, it is necessary to obtain clearance to leave from the following people:

Library Return all books that you have borrowed to the Library.

Research Floor Technician 

(experimental researchers only)

Clean thoroughly all your standard ground jointed apparatus and general glassware. Return any non-standard glassware to your Floor Technician. Consult your Floor Technician about the safe disposal of those specimens/chemicals not required. See General Information book for further details.
Research Group Leader  You must obtain the signature of your research group leader, who should certify, where applicable, the above have been done and the appropriate data transferred.
Computing Allocations Visit to deal with your computer allocations then go to M18 or UM01 to collect a signature from the IT staff.
 Departmental Safety Office Fire wardens and first aiders only
Academic Secretaries Office (registered graduate students only)

Complete the Graduate Exit Survey if you did your PhD in this Department

University cards Return University card / car parking badge to Reception.
Accounts Office  Provided the Departmental Leaving Form is complete, your deposit will be refunded. Note: Large amounts of cash are not routinely kept in the Department and a cash refund on demand cannot therefore be guaranteed. Please provide at least one week’s notice of requiring a cash refund.