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Exhibitors for Postgrad LIVE! EDINBURGH on Wednesday 06 February 2019 are listed below:

Audencia Business School


Founded in 1900, Audencia Business School is amongst the 1% of business schools holding all top international academic accreditations – EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. We are known globally for education and research in the fields of business and management. Our main campus is based in Nantes, France.


At Audencia, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is at the heart of research, programmes and operations. Audencia is the first French business school to adhere to the UN’s Global Compact and sign the UN’s Principles for Responsible Management Education, which it assisted in defining. With the WWF France as a key partner, Audencia has incorporated research and teachings on CSR challenges into all curricula.


Audencia has more than 190 quality academic partnerships, plus more than 160 accords with national and international companies. We welcome around 5,100 students of over 100 nationalities on our programmes.


Contact us: [email protected]

Durham University

Durham University is a world-class university. Our academic teaching and research programmes are delivered through departments contained within three faculties: Arts and Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences and Health.

The strength of our academic excellence is reflected in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results, which is a national exercise to determine the quality of research in UK universities. REF 2014 identified world-leading research in every Durham University subject. We are home to 3,500 postgraduates, from over 130 countries, creating a rich and diverse academic community.

We are collegiate, with colleges providing residential, social and welfare facilities, creating a sense of community for staff and students, each with their own sporting and social scenes. They provide an ideal living and working environment and a forum for mixing with other postgraduates, as well as staff and undergraduates.

Edinburgh Napier University

Postgraduate study at Edinburgh Napier University is an opportunity to dive deeper into a subject you love, think bigger with specialist academic guidance, and lead change in the field you choose.

More than 95% of our postgraduates are in work or further study six months after graduation (HESA 15/16) – we know how to help you stand out.

We offer more than 140 postgraduate courses, all of which have been designed alongside business and industry to ensure you’ll graduate with the skills you need to feel confident in your new career.

Our courses cover a wide range of subjects, and we are also now offering new courses in Teaching, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Social Work. For more information and to apply online, head to

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University is a vibrant, innovative and multi-award winning University.

With a modern campus in the heart of the vibrant and welcoming city of Glasgow, our university has an excellent learning environment.

We aim to contribute to society in a manner that goes beyond the traditional role of a university. GCU’s for the Common Good commitment is brought to life by students and staff across academic schools and departments.

We are an international centre of excellence in higher education, promoting employability and global citizenship in our graduates. We win awards for our support and commitment to the student experience, whilst delivering innovation through our world-class research in key areas of strength.

We have a tradition of widening access to higher education for talented individuals regardless of their backgrounds, and we leverage our intellectual and social capital for the benefit of the communities we serve in Scotland and internationally.

Heriot-Watt University

With a rich heritage stretching back to 1821, we are truly a global university bringing together scholars who are leaders in ideas and solutions delivering innovation, educational excellence and ground-breaking research. With around 29,000 students, five campuses and over 100 learning partners around the world, we are one of Scotland’s most international universities. Around a third of Heriot-Watt students in Edinburgh are from outside the UK.

Global companies actively seek out our graduates as they are work ready. Our programmes are designed to ensure that students receive a relevant, career-orientated education. As a result, more than 86% of our students are in graduate-level jobs or further study six months after completing their programme.

With a wide range of postgraduate taught programmes offered on campus and online there is a range of Masters courses providing specialisms which are relevant to business and industry.

Leiden University

Are you curious, critical and involved in the world around you? At Leiden University, the oldest university in the Netherlands, you can make a valuable contribution to tackling the various national and international challenges facing modern society. Together with academics and fellow students from all over the world, you will actively address these challenges through your own research efforts. We keep an open mind and allow one another the space to disagree. We expect the same active, open-minded and critical attitude from you.

Broaden your horizons through one of our nearly 80 master’s programmes in the beautiful historic cities of Leiden and The Hague. We challenge you to look beyond your own boundaries. Together, we map out a learning path that suits you and your ambitions. The knowledge and skills you develop here will benefit you for the rest of your life, regardless of the career path you choose!

London School of Economics and Political Science

LSE is the world’s leading dedicated social science institution. Situated in the heart of London, students from around 150 countries join those from all over the UK. This creates an unequalled cosmopolitan student body, bringing a diverse and challenging perspective to Masters study in the social sciences.

LSE offers over 140 taught postgraduate (MSc) programmes across 30 departments or institutes. As a 'laboratory of the social sciences', the School's academic profile spans a wide range of disciplines, from Accounting to Law, Management to Urbanisation. Postgraduate research degrees (MPhil/PhD) are offered by all of LSE's departments and institutes. Students are invited to submit applications that complement the academic interests of the School's staff. Entry requirements vary depending on the programme.

Maastricht University

Profile coming soon.

Postgraduate Loans Clinic

If you’re thinking about doing a postgraduate degree, then the chances are you’re also considering the cost of postgraduate study – and the funding available. & offers prospective students comprehensive information covering all aspects of funding opportunities, from student loans to international scholarships and Erasmus grants.

Come along to our stand to discuss the funding opportunities available to you, as well as picking up a copy of our Postgraduate Loans Guide.

SOAS University of London

Profile coming soon.

The University of Law

The University of Law is the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training in the UK, with campuses in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Manchester and Leeds, as well as collaborations with The University of Exeter, The University of Liverpool, and The University of Reading.

The University of Law’s market-leading Employability Service gives students access to work experience and pro bono opportunities and legal vacancies as soon as they accept their place. The result is excellent employability statistics: 97% of full-time and accelerated LPC students graduating in summer 2017 secured employment, a training contract, or further study within nine months of successfully completing their course.

In 2017, The University of Law was awarded a gold ranking in the Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for delivering consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students, making us one of the highest quality providers of higher education in the UK.

University College London

One of the world’s leading universities, UCL is London’s top multidisciplinary research university with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching.

Defining characteristics of a UCL education:

An exceptional learning environment

  • UCL is rated tenth in the QS World University Rankings (2019)
  • Based in Bloomsbury, central London, UCL is surrounded by the greatest concentration of libraries, museums, archives and professional bodies in Europe

    A global leader in generating new knowledge

  • UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the Research Excellence Framework 2014, by a measure of average research score multiplied by staff numbers submitted
  • 29 Nobel Prizes have been awarded to people who are, or were, students or academic at UCL.

    Advancing your career

  • UCL was awarded an Employer Reputation score of 99.2 out of 100 in the QS World University Rankings 2019.
  • University of Birmingham

    Birmingham boasts one of the most extensive postgraduate portfolios in the UK, offering more than 600 taught programmes and a range of research opportunities. We value the important contribution postgraduates make to the University and have over £25million in support and scholarships available to enable talented postgraduates to realise their potential with us.

    Postgraduate study can be daunting but with over 14,000 postgraduate students, which equates to almost 40% of our student population, Birmingham offers you the chance to be part of one of the UK’s largest postgraduate communities. On joining this vibrant community you will be among like-minded people and receive the stimulation, support and challenges you need to succeed. You will work alongside world-leading academics and benefit from outstanding training and development opportunities. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.

    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 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 Dundee

    University of Dundee's origins date back to 1881, when it was founded as University College, Dundee. Today, we are one of the UK’s top 30 universities in the Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and The Guardian University Guide 2019. We have 17,000 students from over 140 countries who rate us highly – overall satisfaction was over 93% in the recent International Student Barometer survey (Autumn 2017).

    With over 200 taught postgraduate courses to choose from, you’re sure to find something to set you on the right path. We also offer a number of fantastic opportunities for you to join the University as a research student.

    With high-quality courses, world-leading research, and a compact, friendly campus in the city, the University of Dundee welcomes students from across the globe. With our prestigious reputation and student-first approach, you can be sure you’re making a great choice for your future career.

    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 and ranked 18th in this year’s QS World University Rankings.

    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. 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 39,000 students from some 160 countries. Whether you choose to study on campus or online, your postgraduate experience will be supported and enhanced by the wealth of resources and opportunities that a university of our size can offer.

    University of Glasgow

    A world Top 100 institution, the University of Glasgow is a research powerhouse, immensely proud of its past but focused on an exciting future. Founded in 1451, the University is a leading centre of teaching and research with 81% of our research recognised as internationally excellent and 31% of all research judged to be world leading (REF2014).

    We offer 300 innovative masters and an inspiring range of postgraduate research opportunities. Join our vibrant community of 7000 postgraduates and 2000 active researchers and be taught by passionate academics renowned for their leading edge research.

    University of Salford

    Profile coming soon.

    University of Southampton

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

    Take your place at the cutting edge and join some of the most talented students and academics worldwide. With over 200 masters courses, over 90 research courses, and a variety of funding options, the University of Southampton will help you make your mark in your field.

    University of Strathclyde

    We are a multi award winning leading technological University based in the heart of Glasgow.

    The University of Strathclyde has a worldwide reputation for teaching and research excellence and is home to students from over 100 countries. We offer over 200 postgraduate programmes including MSc, PgDip and PgCert accreditations. We’re also in the UK’s top 20 universities for research intensity according to the Times Higher Education’s analysis of REF2014 and we offer a range of PhD, EngD and other postgraduate research options.

    University of Warwick

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

    Warwick's consistently present in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities. It also features within the top five institutions targeted nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2018, High Fliers Research Ltd).

    The 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed it 7th among UK research universities, meaning you’ll learn alongside academics at the cusp of new thinking. In 2016/17 Warwick allocated over £36 million of scholarship funding to postgraduate students, helping outstanding individuals to deepen their knowledge, and reach the next level of their career.

    All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a safe, supportive environment where you can feel reassured that you can put yourself first.

    University of York

    York’s research-led teaching and outstanding programmes will help you develop the skills needed for success in a competitive global workplace. Join us and you’ll work with renowned academics at the forefront of their fields and become part of our vibrant community of creative and critical thinkers.

    York offers a range of postgraduate taught and research programmes with part-time, online distance learning options.

    York has an excellent reputation for its friendly and welcoming campus, strengthened by the collegiate system which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community. It is one of only a few UK universities with a separate postgraduate association. The Graduate Students’ Association organise social activities and offer impartial academic and welfare support.

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

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