The King’s Doctoral Students’ Association (KDSA) is the recognised representative body of the Postgraduate Research (PGR) student community within King's Student Union (KCLSU). As an academic association, we have representatives across all nine faculties and five campuses. All doctoral students at King’s are automatically part of KDSA.
KDSA works closely with the university's Senior Management to improve PGR experience through:
KDSA has a seat in the following College committees:
Some of our members can also self-nominate through the KCLSU to sit on the College Academic Board on a rotational basis. We currently have PGR representation through our FoLSM and IoPPN Reps on the Academic Board.
Support our campaigns to improve your PhD student experience!
Our Committee's strategic priorities this year are:
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KDSA Board for 2023-24:
Extended executive board:
If you have questions or feedback regarding our work or ideas for future activities please get in touch with [email protected]. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Vacant Committee Positions for 2023-24 Board:
If you are interested in applying for our current vacancies, please contact us at [email protected].
KDSA's achievements in the past years
KDSA campaigned to improve the PhD student experience and brought:
As well as
Furthermore, KDSA-supported events such as
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