Exhibitors for the FindAPhD LIVE! SHEFFIELD on Thursday 02 November 2017 are listed below:
Cranfield University can be found on stand 26
We offer funded and unfunded opportunities at both our Loughborough and London campuses including studentships, scholarships and research council funding.
We have several Centres for Doctoral Training whereby doctoral researchers can undertake their study, funded and supported by funding councils. Our Centres are supportive and exciting environments to create new working cultures, emphasising transferable skills and forging lasting links with industry.
Our Doctoral College delivers comprehensive academic and professional skills training. As well as offering funding, study space and personal and professional development to maximise your potential and ensure you receive the best doctoral experience.
Our aim is to foster and support an inspiring network of researchers, provide a great place to live and work and excellent standards of supervision. With excellent facilities and devoted laboratories including our new STEMLab there is something for everyone at Loughborough.
Come along to our stand and chat to our team.
Loughborough University London can be found on stand 23
Newcastle University can be found on stand 7
Profile coming soon.
Sheffield Hallam University can be found on stand 12
SOAS (the School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London is the only Higher Education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East.
SOAS has a diverse population of over 2200 postgraduate students from more than 130 countries and offers over 115 postgraduate programmes in law, social sciences, arts & humanities and languages & cultures with a distinctive regional focus and global relevance. For more information on postgraduate courses please click our logo.
SOAS, University of London can be found on stand 10
Profile coming soon.
Staffordshire University. can be found on stand 3
Ranked in the world top 100 and home to over 6000 postgraduate students, Sheffield has grown in reputation and size to become one of the UK’s leading research intensive universities.
With over 300 taught postgraduate programmes and range of innovative research opportunities, you'll be welcomed into a supportive community and become part of an inspiring, collaborative group of postgraduate students from across the disciplines.
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-leading academics, in outstanding facilities and make your home in one of the best cities in Britain for student life.
To find out more, visit our Postgraduate Homepage.
The University of Sheffield can be found on stand 27
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.
Visit our stand to find out more, or go to our website.
University of Birmingham can be found on stand 31
The University of Bristol has a long history of attracting the brightest and most gifted individuals from across the world. Our students study amongst the best in their field, in a supportive and stimulating environment recognised globally for its academic excellence.
The University of Bristol is among 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 one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2018), and our historical and innovative central 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 Bristol can be found on stand 8
University of Cambridge can be found on stand 40
University of Dundee can be found on stand 2
University of East Anglia can be found on stand 6
The University of Exeter was given charter in 1955 and has educational roots stretching back over 150 years. Today, a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research intensive universities, we are consistently ranked highly by all major UK higher education league tables, and are ranked top 1% in the world by QS.
We combine our academic excellence and world-leading research with stunning campuses in the most beautiful region of the UK. Research Excellence Framework 2014 recognised 98% of our research as international quality, and we subsequently saw our market share of world-leading research increase 22%.
Exeter ranks 34th in world (6th in the UK, 8th in Europe) according to the Leiden Rankings, which assess current research impact and quality via citations. We also rank 93rd globally in the THE World University Rankings, and 161st in the QS World University Rankings. Making Exeter a fantastic place to live and study.
University of Exeter can be found on stand 30
University of Glasgow can be found on stand 1
As one of the largest research-intensive universities in the UK, the University of Leeds engages in world-class research across an exceptionally diverse range of disciplines. We also offer a wide range of scholarships and funding opportunities, to help you finance your postgraduate research. Every day our 2,500 talented postgraduate researchers are working on projects which are changing the world around us. 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 Leeds can be found on stand 5
The University of Leicester is one of the UK’s leading universities, committed to research excellence.
During the last century we’ve created a university synonymous with outstanding research that has changed the way we think about the past, present and future.
Our strategy is underpinned by a spirit of discovery and encourages imaginative, insightful and inventive people to tackle global, intellectual, medical, scientific, cultural, environmental and economic issues.
Our research degree programmes are firmly rooted in this strong research culture. Studying with us can be the foundation to a great academic career; it can turn an existing professional career into something brilliant; help you change careers; or, indeed, aid you in pursuing your passion.
As a research student you can benefit from working with internationally-recognised scholars and researchers who are at the frontiers of their disciplines. You will experience a whole new level of discovery that can challenge and inspire you, and enable you to fulfil your research potential.
University of Leicester can be found on stand 11
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 building due to open in 2015 and 2016 respectively.
University of Salford can be found on stand 28
The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow can trace its roots back to 1796 and was granted its Royal Charter in 1964. The ethos of ‘useful learning’ has always been at the heart of what Strathclyde offers. Today, Strathclyde is the third largest university in Scotland and welcomes more than 22,000 full-time students from over 100 countries to its campus in the centre of Glasgow. Strathclyde Business School was named UK Business School of the Year 2016/17 by Times Higher Education (THE) for its outstanding overall performance and innovative and entrepreneurial outlook. Strathclyde was named UK Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2013/14 and overall UK University of the Year in 2012/13. Strathclyde is in the top 20 research-intensive universities in the UK in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2014. The new Technology & Innovation Centre accelerates the way in which researchers in academia and industry collaborate and innovate together.
University of Strathclyde can be found on stand 4
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 most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2017, 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.
Find out more about scholarship and funding opportunities click our logo.
University of Warwick can be found on stand 9
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 37 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. Find out more about the range of research degrees offered at York, click to visit our website.
University of York can be found on stand 29
The University of Southampton has a postgraduate programme for you - whether you are looking to extend your study, improve your career prospects, or move in a new direction. A founding member of the Russell Group and ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world, the University of Southampton offers over 90 research courses. As a postgraduate student, you will become part of a vibrant community with access to state-of-the-art facilities, globally recognised academics and world-leading research to help you become the best in your field.
Applications are welcomed throughout the year, although early application is advised. click our logo for more information.
Unviersity of Southampton can be found on stand 25