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External Training Provision

External Training Provision

This page has suggestions for external areas to consider when thinking of your graduate training. This list is not exhaustive so please feel free to explore your options!

Institute of Historical Research

All Cambridge History students have a right, and are encouraged, to make use of the facilities and other opportunities provided by the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, Malet St. London. Please follow the link for further details.


The National Archives

In the current economic climate, the National Archives is limiting its induction services to an online format. Graduate students who need to use the National Archives are encouraged to visit the National Archives website.


The Higher Education Academy

The principal aims and learning outcomes of this programme are to provide History PhD students with knowledge of how to convey subject specific ideas in a stimulating, comprehensive, and accessible way in different teaching environments. There is also a focus on mastering appropriate teaching technologies and understanding how students learn in different ways. Please see the website for more details.

Please also see our advice on:

- Becoming an Associate of HEA

- Teaching Associate Programme


The Springboard Consultancy

Graduate students are encouraged to attend the Navigator (for male students) and Springboard (for female students) personal development programmes: