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Welcome Ceremony


Date: Friday 26 November 2021

Time: from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Venue: Auditorium of the Vèrtex Building on the UPC North Campus

Streaming: UPC channel(obriu en una finestra nova) (obriu en una finestra nova)- YouTube

Languages: Catalan and English

 

The director of the Doctoral School of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Professor Francesc Sepulcre, is pleased to invite you to the elcome ceremony for PhD students for the 2021-2022 academic year, which will take place on 26 November 2021, at 10.30 a.m., in the Auditorium of the Vèrtex Building on the UPC North Campus (Plaça Eusebi Güell, 6, Barcelona).

 

REGISTRATION FORM

Please confirm your attendance by filling in the registration form .

We remind you that the use of a face mask is compulsory both indoors and outdoors, regardless of the interpersonal safety distance. In order to comply with the control measures, manage the flow of people and avoid overcrowding, access will only be granted if the corresponding registration form has been submitted. At the entrance to the building, you will be assigned a seat so that we can keep a record of attendees and the places they occupy.

If you are unable to attend, you can follow the event live on the UPC YouTube channel.

 

PROGRAMME

From 10.30 a.m. to 12 noon

  • Welcome speech by Prof. Francesc Sepulcre Sánchez, director of the Doctoral School of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
  • Welcome speech by Prof. Daniel Crespo Artiaga, rector of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
  • Brief speech entitled “Perspectives laborals dels doctorats en enginyeries i arquitectura a Catalunya” by Prof. Antoni Olivé Ramon, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
  • Brief speech entitled “The organisation and functions of the Doctoral Student Council of the UPC” by the Doctoral Student Council, in which they share their experience, objectives and work plan.
  • Presentation of the 2021 Special Doctoral Awards.
  • Brief speech entitled “A personal experience as a doctoral student” by Joan Sau, in which he shares his experience as a doctoral student and of being awarded a 2021 Special Doctoral Award.
  • Closing words by Prof. Daniel Crespo Artiaga, rector of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.


At 12.15 p.m. (after the ceremony)

Highly recommended for new PhD students

  • Brief speech entitled “Some tricks to take advantage of UPC libraries” by Anna Rovira, from the Libraries, Publications and Archives Service.
  • Brief speech entitled “Advice and support from the International Students Office on legal procedures during your stay” by Ms Bérénice Martín, from the International Relations Bureau.
  • Brief speech entitled “Languages at the UPC and writing resources for doctoral students” by Jordi Pujol and Carmina Villar, from the Language and Terminology Service.
  • Brief speech entitled “Institute of Education Sciences resources on teaching competences for PhD students” by Jesus Alcober, from the Institute of Education Sciences.