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  Chantelle Francis

Role: Intern

Postgraduate expertise

Chantelle was the first person to join Mark on the FindAUniversity content team, way back in 2016. Arriving with an MA in Public Humanities from the University of Sheffield, she played a key role in getting the FindAMasters and FindAPhD blog sections off the ground whilst offering a range of advice on postgraduate funding and applications. Chantelle has since gone on to work in public transport administration and is currently training to become a full-stack Web Developer.

Latest blogs from Chantelle Francis

The Top Postgraduate Study Destinations in the Asia-Pacific for 2017

Postgraduate study abroad is becoming increasingly popular with students across the globe. But one region which is certainly building its presence on the radar is the Asia-Pacific. Could this be the study destination for you?

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6 Things to Look for in a PhD Supervisor

What makes for a great PhD supervisor? And how can you tell? This blog picks out six of the most important qualities to look for.

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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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Masters or PhD: Which is the Best Option for You?

Considering postgraduate study, but not sure whether to start with a Masters or jump straight to PhD level? We’ve explained how to pick the right course for your personal, academic or professional goals.

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5 Ways a Gap Year Can Prepare You for Postgraduate Study

Considering a break before your Masters or PhD? A ‘post-graduate’ gap year can actually be a great way to prepare for further study. This blog explains how.

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Europe’s Top Postgraduate Destinations – In Your Subject

Choosing where to study can sometimes be a little tricky. Postgraduate rankings can be helpful, however. In this blog, we're taking a look at Europe's highest ranking universities by subject.

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Exploring Postgraduate Bank Accounts for 2017

Wondering what type of bank account is best for postgraduate students? We've explained the options available to you and looked at some of the accounts on offer.

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Looking Beyond the Bar – Finding Better Part-time Jobs as a Postgraduate

When searching for part-time jobs as a postgraduate, you shouldn't just rely on the kinds of work you may have done before. After all, you're a 'graduate' now. Our blog covers some of the opportunities you might aim for.

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Language Skills for Postgraduate Study - Getting More From Your Degree

Speaking (or learning) an additional language is great for study abroad, but these skills have much more to offer. We've taken a look at some of the other ways a second language can help you get more from a Masters or PhD.

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Avoiding ''Fake Degrees'' - Finding Authentic Postgraduate Courses in the UK

Searching for a postgraduate course in the UK can sometimes feel a little complicated, especially if you're an international student. We've provided some tips on finding genuine course providers.

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5 Scenic Cities for PhD Study Abroad

A good-looking university city isn't the most important factor when selecting a study destination. . . but it is a bonus! We've picked 5 attractive cities with excellent postgraduate universities.

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5 Great Things about Being a Postgraduate

There's more to a Masters than work and study. We're beating the January blues by celebrating all things great about being a postgraduate.

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Making the Most of Your University’s Resources as a Postgraduate

As a postgraduate you'll really benefit from the unique library collections, high-tech facilities and other resources your university offers. This blog will help ensure you get the most out of them.

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Managing Postgraduate study with a Chronic Illness, Disability, or Learning Difficulty

Completing a postgraduate degree whilst managing a disability, illness or learning difficulty may seem tough, but it's far from impossible. In this post Chantelle offers some tips from her own experience.

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Study Abroad: Which Countries Have the Highest Number of Nobel Prize Winners?

This week sees the announcement of the winners of the annual Nobel Prizes in Stockholm, Sweden. Over 90% of Nobel laureates hold a PhD. Could you be one of them?

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Europe's Top Postgraduate Study Destinations for 2017

The 2016-17 Times Higher Education World University Rankings have been published. We've taken a look at Europe's top countries and seen what they have to offer international postgraduates.

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