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