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2018 Exhibitors

Exhibitors for FindAPhD LIVE! OXFORD on Tuesday 23 October 2018 are listed below:

Cardiff University

Cardiff University offers you the chance to enhance your career prospects by being part of a thriving postgraduate community of over 8,500 students in a university known internationally for outstanding research and teaching.

As a member of the Russell Group, we are committed to enabling world-leading, agenda setting research.

• Ranked 5th for quality and 2nd for impact amongst UK universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework

• Up to £500,000 in our Master’s Excellence Scholarship fund

• Over 300 postgraduate study opportunities

• 91% postgraduates employed are in a graduate job 6 months after graduation

• Doctoral Academy hosting 380 workshops

• Located in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. A thriving, compact and safe city, widely regarded as an outstanding place in which to live and study and just 2 hours by train from London.

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 employability skills modules as well as discipline specific modules which are tailored to the student’s individual projects. All doctoral/PhD student 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

Graduate School of Economic & Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

Are you looking to work with like-minded people in an international academic environment? The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim (Germany) specialises in Business, Economics, and the Social Sciences.

Profit from an internationally recognized teaching and training concept, and lay the foundations for you to become an independent researcher. Our focus is on empirical and quantitative methods and their application to Business, Economics, and Social Sciences. Conduct research in a unique environment across the program disciplines. Our courses are taught by respected faculty members and enhanced by our excellent libraries and resources. Take your research as far as your imagination allows and find your (academic) home in GESS and in Mannheim.

• All doctoral programs in English

• Engage with internationally recognized professors

• Benefit from generous monthly scholarships

• No tuition fees – government funded first-class education

Come and talk to us in Oxford and Edinburgh.

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.

Medical Sciences Graduate School, University of Oxford

The University of Oxford’s Medical Sciences Graduate School is a fantastic place to pursue graduate studies in the medical sciences with exceptional scientists, cutting-edge facilities, a comprehensive skills training programme and generous funding packages for students from all countries. For a 7th consecutive year, the Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ rate Oxford as the top University in the world in medical and health-related sciences. The range of research is remarkable and there are many research & taught Masters’ options available.

Candidates, who submit their University application by midday on Friday 11 January 2019, will automatically be considered for full funding.

National University of Singapore Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering (NGS)

Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, a premier graduate programme in National University of Singapore, promotes exceptional inter-disciplinary PhD research and education. NGS offers premier-level, fully-funded PhD Scholarships (tuition fees fully waived) to talented individuals worldwide with outstanding academic credentials and research potential in science, engineering, computing and bio-medicine, to pursue research that cuts across disciplinary boundaries.

Our programmes admit the best candidates who recognise there are no artificial boundaries in research. Backed by excellent resources and infrastructure, NGS students undergo rigorous training and build up a solid foundation in non-traditional thinking and scientific approaches in research. With access to NUS’ web of synergistic partnerships with world-leading research organisations, students have ample opportunities for collaborative research in NUS and superb research facilities world-wide. Having achieved research excellence, they graduate fully equipped with a depth of experience that will stand them in good stead in their careers as leading researchers in their chosen disciplines.

Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is Russel Group campus university in the heart of London’s East End. With three Faculties we have a wide range of academic Schools, from Dentistry to Drama, and from Engineering to Politics.

QMUL’s Doctoral College is home to over 1300 PhD students and we work closely with our Careers Service to help our graduates to pursue rewarding work in a career of their choice. We also offer something no other university can – a stunning residential campus in the heart of London’s East End.

Our PhD students are welcomed into a diverse and supportive community of staff and students from all over the world, with a wide variety of life experience. This makes QMUL a place of academic and personal self-discovery. We are here to support you on your journey and to help you to develop as an independent thinker, ready to make your own contribution to society.

The Open University

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The University of Nottingham

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University College London

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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 Edinburgh

A centre of academic excellence for more than 400 years, the University of Edinburgh is consistently among the top 50 universities in the world.

Joining the University as a postgraduate student gives you a unique opportunity to work with some of the most influential academics in your chosen field. All our students benefit from the strong research environment that informs our degrees and from our commitment to high-quality, innovative teaching. The latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience, and with 100% of our academic departments producing world-leading research, the latest Research Excellence Framework placed us top in Scotland.

The University is located at the heart of Edinburgh, one of Europe’s great cultural hubs. It is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK, with over 35,000 students from some 140 countries.

University of Glasgow

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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 Oxford

Twice ranked 1st in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings, the University of Oxford is globally renowned for its ground-breaking research, teaching excellence, and wealth of resources.

Oxford offers over 350 postgraduate courses, across both taught Masters and Doctoral degrees in a wide variety of subject areas across the arts and humanities, social sciences, mathematical, physical and life sciences, and the medical sciences.

New graduate students join a diverse community of over 10,000 from more than 150 countries. Oxford’s outstanding academic staff and facilities provide a strong foundation upon which students can build successful careers. This includes support and benefits available to them once they become part of Oxford’s alumni community.

Over 1,000 fully-funded scholarships are available for new postgraduate students starting in 2019-20. For over two-thirds of Oxford scholarships, nothing more than the standard course application is required. If you fulfil the eligibility criteria, you will be automatically considered.

University of Portsmouth

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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 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 York

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