DocSoc is a society run by PG researchers for PG researchers at UWE Why don't you join us?
WELCOME TO BOTH OUR NEW AND RETURNING MEMBERS FOR THE 2023-2024 ACADEMIC YEAR!
WHO ARE WE?
DocSoc is a society run by PGRs (postgraduate researchers) for PGRs. It is a place for Post Grad Researchers to meet, support, collaborate and have fun! We currently have over 50 members!
The Society aims to:
NEW FOR 2023-2024
We run FOUR events each month! Keep an eye on our socials: Instagram, Twitter(X), Facebook for updates but you'll be able to find all of our information here.
*Email us to get added into our members only community chatrooms and WhatsApp group to get the latest news first and chat to other members!*
DocSoc Chat rooms!
With over 50 members and counting, we're quickly outgrowing our WhatsApp group!
On Discord, all UWE PGR DocSoc members can engage in casual conversations, arrange meetups, share their interests, and connect. From coffee clubs, after-work drinks, dog walking, PGR mums’, PGR dads', theatre enthusiasts, and more – whatever your interests, you'll find like-minded DocSoc members here!
The PGR journey doesn't have to be a lonely one; we hope this way, every new member will feel welcome and easily connect with others who share their interests.
Join DocSoc and get included in the community today!
For members who want a joining link please just send us a message.
DocSoc Christmas 2023 events!
Christmas is coming soon and we have lots for you to look forward to!
Christmas dinner in Bristol: Thursday 07th December, 6pm-8pm (EMAIL TO ASK ABOUT LAST MINUTE TICKET AVAILABILITY)
Christmas Party onlline: Saturday 09th December, 6pm-8pm (SIGN UPS STILL OPEN)
Writing retreats (in person and online)
Our popular writing retreats at UWE Frenchay run twice a month. You can stay all day or just drop in for a few hours, so please join us for coffee, writing and making progress in good company!
Our writing retreats are now hybrid!! so our members both near and far can join in online via our DocSoc teams channel! (send us an email or join our WhatsApp chat for the link!)
Step 1: Set you individual goal for the time (Finish that draft, send that email, edit those references!).
Step 2: 40 min work with 10 min chat break & repeat!
DocSoc in the city
Our monthly "DocSoc in the city" series started in October so get ready to join us on our monthly explorations!
DocSoc in the wild
Get outdoors with us at DocSoc in the wild! We're planning picnics, hikes, and even wild swimming (when it's warmer!)
DocSoc members pins
We are going to be introducing our very own DocSoc Members enamel pins later this year so stay tuned for updates!
WANT TO JOIN?
If you are a PGR, looking to meet and connect with other like minded postgraduate researchers, then DocSoc is the society for you! Join us to connect with many more PGR students at UWE, to participate to all the fun events and have all the support you need from our vibrant community! It's only £5 for the year.
*When you get your membership please send us an email and we can add you into our society WhatsApp group and send you a DocSoc community chat room discord link!*
If you have any questions or queries, feel free to drop us an email or message Here!
We hope to see you soon!
OUR 2023-2024 COMMITTEE
President: Rachael Simms-Moore
Vice President: Yarden Woolf
Treasurer: Andy McCarthy
Equipment safety officer: Under recruitment
Participation and Equality officer: Seba Ghosh
Events and fundraising officer: Fiorella La Matta
Media and publicity officer: Under recruitment