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Blog posts with tag 'Funding'

Here you can stay up to date with important postgraduate news, funding developments, international study advice and humour.

You can view a selection of our latest articles, or select from the list of topics below.



 by Christopher Aris
, posted on 15 Feb '18

What Self-Funding a PhD Has Taught Me - Thoughts and Tips for Prospective Students

Thinking about self-funding your PhD? In this blog, Christopher shares his experience of doing just that, along with the pros and cons of this approach.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 13 Feb '18

UK Doctoral Loans Confirmed for EU Students

The UK Government has confirmed that its new £25,000 doctoral student loans will be available to EU citizens in 2018-19. There are also a few more new details about how the loans will work.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 21 Dec '17

Looking Ahead - What to Expect for Postgraduate Study in 2018

2018 is going to bring some big changes to postgraduate study, with new student loans, international visa changes and more. We've taken a look.

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 by Chris Garfield
, posted on 23 Nov '17

Should You Self-Fund a PhD? - Thoughts and Considerations

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.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 23 Nov '17

Budget 2017 - What Does it Mean for Students?

Wednesday saw the announcement of the UK Government's 2017 Budget, following several months of close attention to tuition fees and funding. We've looked at what the announcements mean for students, particularly at postgraduate level.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 9 Nov '17

The 7 Things you Need to Know About Research Council Studentships

Looking for a quick guide to UK Research Council studentships? Here's what you really need to know about this PhD funding.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 10 Oct '17

UK Tuition Fee Changes - Will They Mean Anything for Postgraduates?

The recent announcements on UK student loans won't affect postgraduates directly, but they could still save you money. We've taken a closer look.

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 by Melanie Brown
, posted on 6 Sep '17

How I (Eventually) Won a PhD Studentship - and How You can Boost Your Chances of Success

What's it like to actually apply for a PhD studentship? And what should you do if you aren't successful? One student shares her recent experiences.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 2 Aug '17

How Much is that Doctorate in the Window? - Investigating the Cost of a PhD in 2017

Wondering how much you'll actually need to budget for a PhD? We've done some research into the cost of postgraduate research.

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 by Chantelle Francis
, posted on 21 Jun '17

Flexible Funding - Finding Support During a Postgraduate Course

Do you need to have all your funding in place before starting a postgraduate degree? Not necessarily. This blog looks at ways to access extra support during a course.

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