Annual Progress Review

Research & Graduate School

Annual Progress Review for Postgraduate Research Students

There are two APR systems depending on whether you are studying on-campus at the University of Bolton, or studying with one of our partner institutions. It is important that you follow the process in the relevant box below.

For Students Studying at the University of Bolton

Please follow the process below:

In order to complete the online Annual Progress Review, you will need the following:

Please ensure you have all this information before starting the Annual Progress Review, because your form will not be saved if closed incompleted.

Step 1: Click on the button below to launch the APR Form.

If you are not already logged into your University of Bolton Microsoft 365 account, you will be prompted to login. Please login using your University of Bolton email address and network password. If you are already logged into another (personal) Microsoft 365 account, you will need to log-out first, by clicking here.

Step 2: Fill out the form in full and submit. Please ensure you select the correct Director of Studies when prompted. You can verify that you have selected the correct person by checking the email address of the profile that you have selected.

Step 3: Your form will be submitted to your Director of Studies to process the review. You will receive emails with the agreed date of your meeting and the final outcome of your review; however, the emails will arrive from microsoft@powerapps.com so please keep an eye on your Junk/Spam folders and save this email address to your safe senders list.

Click on the button below to submit your APR form:

Submit an Annual Progress Review Form

For Students Studying at a Partner Institution

For example: NYC Athens, UNYP, University of South Westphalia, MIM etc.

Please follow the process below (for guidance, see the APR Process Flowchart):

In order to complete the APR form, you will need the following:

Please ensure you have all this information before starting the Annual Progress Review.

Step 1: Click on the button below to download the APR Form.

Step 2: Fill out the form in full and submit via email (along with your supporting documentation) to your Director of Studies.

Click on the button below to download the APR Form:

Download the Annual Progress Review Form

If you are a Director of Studies or an APR Reviewer for Students Studying at the University of Bolton

In order to share the this system with other staff or students, share this link:
You can access the Annual Progress Review system for PhD students by clicking on the button below.

If you are not already logged into your University of Bolton Microsoft 365 account, you will be prompted to login. Please login using your University of Bolton email address and network password. If you are already logged into another (personal) Microsoft 365 account, you will need to log-out first, by clicking here.

Enter the APR Form Processing Portal