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Exhibitors for FindAPhD LIVE! LEEDS on Thursday 25 October 2018 are listed below:

Cranfield University

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Dublin Institute of Technology

Dublin Institute of Technology blends the academic excellence of a traditional university with career-focussed learning, discovery and application of knowledge providing professional education to doctoral level.

Our PhD programme includes transversal skills modules as well as discipline specific modules, which are tailored to the student’s individual projects. All doctoral/PhD students will have access to leading experts, state of the art equipment and facilities and will conduct their research project under one of the following main area streams:

• Environment, Energy and Health

• Information, Communications and Media Technologies

• New Materials and Devices

• Society, Culture & Enterprise

High Commission of Canada

Canada is known for its excellent quality of life. Visualize vibrant cities, beautiful spaces and welcoming multi-cultural communities.

Besides providing exceptional standards of living, safety and first class healthcare, Canada is also internationally recognized for a competency-based teaching approach that prepares students to be productive in the workplace immediately after graduation.

Canadian universities are primarily publicly-funded and highly accountable for quality assurance in teaching, research and campus facilities. Tuition and living costs are very competitive when you compare top ranking destinations for study abroad.

Last year, more than 495,000 international students, chose Canada for a premier education, access to global career opportunities and an exciting cross-cultural experience.

Leeds Beckett University

Why study a postgraduate research qualification at Leeds Beckett University? Put quite simply, it can have a huge impact on your future – 99% of our UK research postgraduates are in work or further study six months after graduating.

There are many incentives to study a postgraduate research course with us - greater earning potential, career progression, gaining the extra skills to be more competitive in the jobs market and to learn something new. These are just a few of the reasons. Our research was also rated ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in almost all academic disciplines in the latest Research Excellence Framework.

Whatever your motivations or ambitions, at Leeds Beckett University we are committed to providing you with the guidance and support to help you achieve your goals, with more than 200 courses to choose from. It’s also a great time to apply – government-backed loans are now available for many of our Masters courses.

Loughborough University

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SOAS University of London

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Staffordshire University

A Postgraduate qualification from Staffordshire University will connect you to a world of opportunity. As a Connected University, we work with local employers, local communities and partners oversees to deliver challenging and rewarding opportunities for our Postgraduate students.

Our focus on digital technologies is transforming our postgraduate provision. Now you can study on-campus, by distance learning or by blended learning – enabling connections anytime and anywhere. We are in the top 10 for teaching quality (Sunday Times Good University Guide), have achieved silver in TEF and students and academics are working at the forefront of their field, with 78% of our research rated at ‘international standard’ or higher (REF).

Located in Stoke-on-Trent - one of the most affordable places to live in the UK (Zoopla, October 2016) and one of the top 5 best cities and towns in the UK to work (Glassdoor, 2017) - we have a vibrant edge of city campus with a fantastic postgraduate community. Learning in our first-rate facilities enables you to immerse yourself in your studies, giving you the ideal preparation for those prized industry openings.

Whether you want to enhance the skills you’ve gained in your undergraduate degree, or study something different, we have the postgraduate course for you.

The Open University

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University College London

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University of Birmingham

At Birmingham we encourage and empower people, enabling them to make the most of their time with us. Our vision is to inspire today's brightest postgraduate researchers to make a major impact on society and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. We are constantly striving to provide our doctoral (PhD) researchers with the best possible supervision, research facilities and support services to ensure that they reach the peak of their potential. Being a doctoral researcher at Birmingham means working and developing alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A PhD from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.

We are also investing in our doctoral researchers and have over £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships to enable the most talented postgraduates from across the world to realise their potential with us.

University of Bristol

The University of Bristol has a long history of attracting the brightest and most gifted individuals from across the world. Our students study alongside the best in their field, in a supportive and stimulating environment recognised globally for its academic excellence. Our graduates are the 4th most targeted by Britain’s top 100 employers (High Fliers Research 2018).

The University of Bristol is one of the UK’s finest research universities, occupying a spot in the top 5 for research quality and recognised as having a major impact on society and the economy (REF 2014). We are a top 10 UK university (QS Rankings 2019), and our historic and innovative campus pins together some of Bristol’s most popular districts.

Beautiful, cosmopolitan and vibrant, Bristol is the South West's leading city. Arts, sport, green spaces and community activities thrive within its boundaries, and it has won an array of accolades including ‘best UK city to live in’ (The Times, 2017).

University of Cambridge

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University of East Anglia

Whether you want to develop your specialist knowledge, or diversify your expertise to widen your career choices, the University of East Anglia is the perfect place to help you gain that all-important competitive edge.

With UEA's huge selection of courses, some of the very best lecturers in the world, and access to exceptional research and teaching facilities, UEA's postgraduate experience can help you realise your ambitions. Apply to UEA and become part of a community dedicated to excellence and to making a difference on a local, national, and global scale.

We are ranked in the World Top 200 (Times Higher Education World University Rankings, 2017) and 10th in the UK for the quality of our research outputs in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF2014).

University of Exeter

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University of Kent

Kent is one of the country’s most dynamic universities. Established in 1965, we have over 20,000 students studying at campuses in the picturesque south-east of England and continental-European sites in Brussels, Paris and Athens and Rome.

We have an established reputation for the quality of our research, confirmed by our excellent performance in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. 97% of our research is of international quality and our score for research power has increased by 59%, the third largest increase of the top 50 research intensive universities. We attract internationally renowned subject specialists and have a reputation for research excellence that is designed to produce creative and practical solutions. The University is a major educational, economic and cultural force throughout its region with well-established external networks and partnerships around the world.

We have also been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that the University of Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. We recently won the ‘Outstanding Support for Students’ category at the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) Awards, and we are ranked 3rd in the UK for Postgraduate Experience in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2018.

University of Leeds

Leeds is one of the UK’s leading research universities and one of the top 100 universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2019).

We’re engaged in world-class research across an exceptionally wide range of disciplines, with opportunities for collaborative research with experts across the University and beyond. We are committed to research that makes a difference to society and are investing in our facilities and researchers, including offering a wide range of scholarships and funding opportunities, in order to create an environment in which world-leading research can flourish.

Our postgraduate researchers are an integral part of this, helping push back the boundaries of knowledge in new and exciting ways. If you want to be part of a research community that will encourage and stimulate, challenge and support you, then Leeds is the place for you.

University of Leicester

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University of Liverpool

Founded in 1881 as the original ‘red brick’, the University of Liverpool is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive higher education institutions. Consistently ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide, we are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s leading research universities and have a global reach and influence that reflects our academic heritage.

At the University we have a large group of active researchers engaged in pursuing fundamental, strategic and applied research, addressing many of the challenges that confront society and our planet. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) 81% of our research was ranked ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent.’

Led by the Liverpool Doctoral College, postgraduate researchers are involved in cutting-edge developments in their fields and benefit from transformational training and development tailored to their needs. We attract exceptional students from across the world, who are keen to become active members of our thriving research community and study at the heart of world-leading research.

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is one of the most respected higher education institutions worldwide. With an investment programme which has seen £750 million spent on facilities since 2004, we are well on the way to achieving our target of becoming one of the world’s top twenty-five universities. Our research output has placed us amongst the UK’s top research universities in the most recent Research Excellence Framework, with the quality and breadth of our activity placing us fifth in the UK for research power.

We offer a wide range of courses and currently have over 9,000 overseas students enrolled from over 180 countries. Our extensive programme of careers support ensures that students are ready for the world of work and our graduates are frequently targeted by employers from all over the UK and beyond.

University of Nottingham

At the University of Nottingham, discovery is in our DNA. We deliver world-leading research to solve today’s global challenges. Research that transforms lives, shapes the future and improves societies across the globe.

We are ranked 8th in the UK for research power in the most recent Research Excellence Framework and were named as one of the top 100 universities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings 2019. For postgraduate research, the University of Nottingham is an exciting and fulfilling place to be.

Our cutting-edge research facilities, leading academics and industry connections offer opportunities to investigate and apply your ideas, whichever discipline you specialise in. You will benefit from specialist guidance and study facilities through our Graduate School. This includes a transformative researcher development programme and funding support.

You can find a range of research opportunities, including doctoral training programmes, on our website. We also offer a wide range of postgraduate taught courses.

University of Salford

Salford is an ambitious University, with our 20,000 students contributing enormously to the local economy and our expertise transforming individuals and communities through excellent teaching, research, innovation and engagement. We are leading in areas, including health, energy, media and the built environment and have completed impressive work with business and industry partners. Situated only one and half miles from Manchester city centre, our campus is at the heart of a £650m regeneration scheme in the local area with new multi-million pound student residences and Arts & Media buildings.

University of Sheffield

With almost 29,000 of the brightest students from over 140 countries, learning alongside over 1,200 of the best academics from across the globe, the University of Sheffield is one of the world’s leading universities.

A member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of leading research-led institutions, Sheffield offers over 300 taught postgraduate programmes and range of innovative research opportunities exploring new ways to transform the world we live in.

We teach the very latest thinking: new and emerging fields of study, new technologies and new practices. With us you'll develop powerful insight, independence, creativity and technical skills. Learn from world-renowned academics, in outstanding facilities and make your home in one of the best cities in Britain for student life.

University of Southampton

From helping people to hear and cracking cybercrime, to powering spacecraft and fighting cancer, our researchers are changing the world.

Study a postgraduate course at the University of Southampton – a Russell Group university – to learn alongside the experts and go further in your field. Join a vibrant, multi-national community of over 7,000 postgraduates, and choose from a range of subjects including business, engineering, sciences, medicine, art and humanities. Applications are welcomed throughout the year, although early application is advised.

University of Surrey

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University of Warwick

Warwick is a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards.

Born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration, we’re consistently present in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities, and we are the third most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers Research Ltd).

The 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed us 7th among UK research universities, meaning you’ll learn alongside academics at the cusp of new thinking. In 2016/17 we awarded approx. £33-34 million in postgraduate funding, helping outstanding students to succeed.

All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a supportive, energetic campus community where you can stretch yourself personally, professionally and academically.

Whether you want to be a front-runner in a fast-moving graduate job market, or to make a difference and change the world, we want you here.

University of York

Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York is a dynamic, research-intensive university committed to the development of life-saving discoveries and new technologies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges.

York offers a range of postgraduate research opportunities in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences across over 30 academic departments and specialist research centres. Our extensive support network includes our Researcher Development Team, offering free training in a range of study and career skills and the York Graduate Research School which supports a community of over 2000 research students from the UK and around the world.

York offers a range of awards from scholarships and studentships directly funded by the University to those funded by UK Research Councils.

US-UK Fulbright Commission

The US-UK Fulbright Commission was founded by diplomatic treaty in 1948, to foster intercultural understanding between the USA and the UK through educational exchange. The Fulbright Commission offers scholarship and summer programmes, enabling British and American citizens to study, research or teach at universities on either side of the Atlantic.

As part of the EducationUSA network, we also offer British students free, accurate, and comprehensive information about opportunities to study at accredited universities in the USA. We organise USA College Day, the largest US university fair in Europe. There are currently 11,500 British students at American universities, and we can help you be one of them.

Warwick Business School

Located at the centre of an outstanding university, in under 50 years Warwick Business School has become one of the world's elite business schools providing top-class programmes for ambitious people. We are led by innovation, creativity, and change, and engage with the big debates in business and public policy.

Our PhD Programme combines highly relevant and structured training in the first year with close mentorship from a team of supervisors to help you develop and deepen your chosen area of research.

WBS has an internationally recognised research community in the fields of business management, finance and accounting who are committed to supporting and stimulating our doctoral researchers to achieve their full potential. We offer two programme pathways - Business & Management, and Finance & Econometrics. Both pathways are offered as full-time four-year programmes, however UK residents may apply for part-time registration which can be studied over five to seven years.

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