Postgraduate Research Experience Survey now open

Share your feedback with us by taking part in the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey.

To say thank you for taking part in the survey, you’ll be entered into a prize draw where you could win one of five £100 Amazon voucher (terms and conditions below).

How do I take part in the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey?

All postgraduate research students at the University of Liverpool are eligible to take part. You will receive an email to your University address with a unique link, which will allow you to access and complete the survey.

What will I be asked?

The short survey, which should take 10- 15 minutes to complete, will ask you to share your views about resources, research skills, the research community and supervision.

Why should I take part?

The survey collects the views of research students at universities across the UK and we use your feedback to improve the learning experience and guide changes at the University.

What is the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey?

The Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES), run by Advance HE, is the only UK higher education sector-wide survey to gain insight from postgraduate research students about their learning and supervision experience.

It is open until Monday, 17 May. Please be assured that your responses will remain confidential.

Prize draw terms and conditions

Everybody who completes the survey will automatically be entered into the prize draw for one of five £100 Amazon vouchers.

Five winners will be selected through a randomised computer draw.

Each winner will be contacted to confirm that they want to receive the prize and will have 14 days to confirm. If this is confirmed the prize will be sent to the winner within a further 14 days. If any winner declines a prize or fails to respond to the email a further randomised draw will take place to select a replacement winner.

More information

For more information about the survey, please visit the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey webpage.

If you are unsure about anything to do with the survey, or have any difficulty, please see your course or course leader. Alternatively, you can contact the Head of Market Research and Insight, Niall Booth ( or Student Communications Manager, Francesca McFarlane (