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Student & Supervisor Expectations

Student & Supervisor Expectations

As well as the student and supervisor having certain responsibilities, we found that both also had a number of expectations from each other.

Not only is it vital to know each other’s responsibilities in a relationship, but it’s also key to understand each other’s expectations too.

Here we identify the expectations we found that both students and supervisors had of each other from feedback gained from: postgraduate students; supervisors; other staff; workshops and focus groups.

The Student's Expectations

The following emerged as the common themes of what students expect from their supervisors in order to enhance the relationship:

The Supervisor's Expectations

The following emerged as the common theme of what supervisors expect from their students in order to enhance the relationship: