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Considering a PhD in the future? It's never too early to start thinking about your application. Here are some tips to get you started.Read post
Interested in researching for your PhD in Birmingham, or nearby? We've taken a closer look at universities and student life in the West Midlands.Read post
Moving abroad for postgraduate study can seem like a no-brainer. But it’s not always so easy to decide where exactly to study abroad.Read post
It may be possible to self-fund some or all of your PhD, but should you? And what expenses will you actually face? Chris Garfield offers some warnings and advice.Read post
Tom Pinder has several years experience working for universities as a postgraduate adviser. He offers some tips on study fairs, from an exhibitor's perspective.Read post
Considering a PhD, but wondering what you'll actually get out of it? We've sat down with some of the UK's top academics to hear their experiences and thoughts on postgraduate study. Professor Allen Pacy is the Professor of Andrology at The University of Sheffield. Here he shares some advice for new students.Read post
PhD research doesn't always go smoothly, but what matters is how you deal with the problems you encounter. Read Anh's story.Read post
Looking for a quick guide to UK Research Council studentships? Here's what you really need to know about this PhD funding.Read post
How does it feel to get started with a PhD? And what do new doctoral students actually do? We asked Melanie to reflect on the first month of her PhD in Law.Read post