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Exhibitors for Postgrad LIVE! LIVERPOOL on Thursday 15 February 2018 are listed below:

Birmingham City University

We welcome over 24,000 students from over 80 countries to study with us, and we ensure all of them feel at home. Birmingham City University comprises three main campuses and the city boasts a diverse, multicultural atmosphere, one that you will experience and enjoy as part of the University.

By studying your Postgraduate degree at Birmingham City University, you will gain the knowledge and attributes that today’s employers constantly crave. Through our close relationships with businesses and organisations in Birmingham, you’ll gain extensive practical experience and skills. It’s no surprise that within six months of graduating, 97 per cent of our postgraduate students have progressed into employment or further study*.

By choosing Birmingham City University, you will be joining a diverse city with so much to offer. With over 42,000 companies, Birmingham is not just a good place to study and explore; it is also a great location to start your career.

*DLHE Survey 2015/16


Birmingham City University can be found on stand 38

Cambridge Judge Business School

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Cambridge Judge Business School can be found on stand 40

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.

Visit our stand to find out more!


Cardiff University can be found on stand 17

City, University of London

City, University of London is a leading global university and a member of the University of London. Located in the heart of the capital, City has a strong tradition of expertise in postgraduate education and is the only university in London to be both committed to academic excellence and focused on business and the professions. Rated the top university in London for student satisfaction (The Complete University Guide 2018) for the second successive year, City attracts around 19,000 students – forty-eight per cent at postgraduate level - from more than 160 countries and academic staff from over 75 countries.

Each of its over 150 taught postgraduate degrees has been developed by academic staff who are experts in their fields and who possess an in-depth understanding of the graduate employment marketplace. Many degrees are designed to meet particular industry standards, with a significant number accredited by professional bodies.


City, University of London can be found on stand 41

Cranfield University

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Cranfield University can be found on stand 26

Eco-Innovation Cheshire & Warrington

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Eco-Innovation Cheshire & Warrington can be found on stand 30

High Commission of Canada

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High Commission of Canada can be found on stand 27

IE - Reinventing Higher Education

IE, whose Business School is one of the leading higher education institutions worldwide, provides students with the foundation to make their next career move and broaden their horizons. Professors and students at IE are truly global citizens, coming from all over the world. Many professors are also practitioners, working in their respective fields, leading exciting and innovative projects, the experience of which is shared through their teaching. For over 40 years, IE has promoted innovation and change in organizations, equipping students with an entrepreneurial mindset that generates employment, wealth, and social well-being. IE has an urban campus in Madrid and a faculty of more than 400 professors who teach students from more than 90 countries in its undergraduate, master and doctoral programs.

IE - Reinventing Higher Education can be found on stand 25

Liverpool John Moores University

One of the largest, most dynamic and forward-thinking universities in the UK, Liverpool John Moores (LJMU) dates back to 1823. With 250,000 students and an ongoing investment programme which has already seen £160 million spent on buildings and facilities, this modern, civic University has a thriving postgraduate community.

A wealth of postgraduate taught and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies; Business; Education, Health and Community; Engineering and Technology; Science. Each faculty boasts cutting edge facilities. The award-winning £37 million Redmonds Building, for example, is home to state-of the- art film and broadcast facilities, whilst the Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering has some of the most modern maritime simulation facilities in Europe.

Another key attraction for postgraduate students is the university’s excellent employment prospects. With 96% of LJMU postgraduates in work or further study within six months of graduation it’s easy to see the real impact our postgraduate qualifications have on employability.


Liverpool John Moores University can be found on stand 31

Loughborough University

Our world-class research, outstanding teaching quality and passion for student experience have enabled us to create something truly special at Loughborough. This is reflected in our league table position and student feedback. We are proud to be 6th in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018), Britain’s best university for student experience for over ten years, 1st in the UK for employer student connections and achieving gold status for (TEF 2017). Whether you choose to study at the Loughborough or London campus we provide our postgraduate students with an exceptional learning environment that is moulded by our passion for innovation, research, and enterprise. With a vibrant forward-thinking research community, where world-class research takes place. We offer enviable facilities and support services to underpin your learning, we aim to provide the best environment for you to achieve your ambitions.

Come and pick up a prospectus and chat to our team.


Loughborough University can be found on stand 4

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan is a leading modern university with a history of higher education since 1824. Our campus is located within walking distance of Manchester city centre and has a vibrant community of 38,000 students. The University offers a wide variety of postgraduate courses across six different faculties, including full-time, part-time and distance learning options. We provide our students with extensive facilities, vibrant postgraduate communities and excellent professional and career development prospects. We are also committed to matching our high reputation for teaching with parallel excellence in research, the University has 12 research centres and went up 12 places in the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) quality rankings.

Manchester Metropolitan University can be found on stand 14

New College of the Humanities

Founded in 2011, New College of the Humanities is launching a range of taught masters in the humanities for 2018 entry: MA Communicating Economic Policy*, MSc Global Politics, MA Historical Research & Public History, and MA Philosophy. With only 150 students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, the College offers postgraduate students small group teaching with specialist, research-active academics, as well as access to Professorial lectures delivered by luminaries including Simon Blackburn, Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, AC Grayling and Steven Pinker - giving our students access to some of the world’s greatest thinkers. The MA programmes foster advanced skills in critical questioning, information gathering, synthesis and analysis, and oral and written communication. Located in Bloomsbury, the heart of academic London, the College’s location provides an unparalleled postgraduate experience. All NCH students are members of Senate House Library, the third largest humanities library in the UK.

*Course title to be confirmed


New College of the Humanities can be found on stand 24

Nottingham Trent University

Why study at NTU?

Nottingham Trent University has been named University of the Year 2017 in the prestigious Times Higher Education awards. It is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for our postgraduate students.

  • We are flexible – As well as full time courses, we have distance learning, block-release and part-time study options to enable you to combine further study with work or family commitments.
  • Strong links with companies worldwide – This keeps our courses cutting edge in a rapidly changing world.
  • Award winning teaching – our teaching has achieved the highest Gold award in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.
  • Plenty to get involved with – We have around 70 societies for you to get involved in - including volunteering, music and sports, which are a great way to enhance your student experience.
  • Guaranteed accommodation – We offer a fantastic range of accommodation on all three of our campuses.
  • Personalised and specialist careers advice – With a dedicated careers consultant for each school and a specialist consultant for postgraduate research students, there is great support for you throughout your time at NTU.

Visit for more information on our range of courses.


Nottingham Trent University can be found on stand 39

Research Proposal Writing Advice - University of Birmingham

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Research Proposal Writing Advice - University of Birmingham can be found on stand 37

Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway, University of London is ranked in the top 200 universities globally. Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our scholars and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally. As one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities we are home to some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics and law. We are in the top 25% of universities for 4* and 3* research (REF 2014) and offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes across our 21 academic schools and departments. Strengthened by our diversity, we welcome students and academics who travel from all over the world to study and work here.

Royal Holloway, University of London can be found on stand 28

SEG, Swiss Education Group

Since establishing its first hotel school in 1982, the Swiss Education Group has become a world-class hospitality education network. The Group’s core educational values are based on the excellence of the Swiss hospitality tradition, focusing on the practical aspects of hotel management.

More than 6,500 students of over 120 different nationalities enroll each year. The Swiss Education Group offers a unique range of world-class academic courses accredited by British and US universities.

All schools are subject to stringent academic quality assurance; this guarantees that students are offered the high quality of education for which Switzerland is renowned.

Faithful to the tradition of Swiss hospitality management, programmes combine academic study with practical experience. Close ties with industry partners of global import ensure that the quality of the academic courses meet the requirements of hospitality employers. Students can network with industry leaders at the biannual SEG International Recruitment Forum.

All schools are set amid spectacular alpine and lakeside scenery or in lively Swiss cities, and offer cutting-edge facilities and technical equipment.

The global alumni network brings together over 20,000 SEG graduates worldwide.


SEG, Swiss Education Group can be found on stand 18

SOAS, University of London

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SOAS, University of London can be found on stand 42

Staffordshire University

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Staffordshire University can be found on stand 19

The University of Exeter

The University of Exeter combines teaching excellence and world-leading research with stunning campuses in the most beautiful part of the UK.

The University was given charter in 1955, but has educational roots stretching back more than 160 years. Today, we are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research intensive universities and have a rapidly growing international reputation.

98% of our research was recognised as of international quality by the Research Excellence Framework 2014, and we subsequently received the third highest increase to Government funding for research. Our teaching was rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).


The University of Exeter can be found on stand 8

The University of Law

Whether your ambition is to work as a lawyer or in wider business, studying at The University of Law (ULaw) will ensure you’ll get the best possible start to your career. We’re the UK’s largest law school with ten locations nationwide and an award winning Careers and Employability Service. Our innovative business focused postgraduate courses are designed and taught by lawyers with real commercial experience and have a strong emphasis on building the practical skills that today’s employers are looking for. As a ULaw student, you will have access to the country’s largest and most varied pro bono programme with over 3,600 opportunities to put your legal skills into practice. Not to mention the UK’s largest legal mentoring programme, with the support of 600 practising lawyers. ULaw will ensure that you are set for success.

The University of Law can be found on stand 16

The University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest research-intensive universities. We are known for the quality of our postgraduate teaching and research, being internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in a wide range of disciplines.

As a Leeds postgraduate you will join a vibrant community of outstanding academics and students, all passionate about their subjects. Integrating research with learning and teaching is at the heart of our strategy - meaning that you will not only be close to discoveries and breakthroughs but also work alongside staff who are actively responsible for them.

The Leeds experience is a truly international one, with over 9000 postgraduate students from over 150 countries, contributing to Leeds receiving the title of best cultural place to live by The Times. Our size means that you benefit from outstanding learning resources, including one of the country’s leading academic research libraries, and high quality laboratories and computing facilities which are only being improved by our £520m campus development plan.

We have an extensive portfolio of postgraduate taught course and research opportunities, so whether you want to deepen your knowledge of a subject, enhance your career opportunities or take a new direction in life, the University of Leeds is the place to be.


The University of Leeds can be found on stand 10

The University of Sheffield

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The University of Sheffield can be found on stand 2

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 postgraduates to make a major impact on society and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. Birmingham boasts an extensive portfolio of postgraduate courses with over 600 taught postgraduate programmes and a wealth of research opportunities to choose from. We have over £25 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships available to enable postgraduates from across the world to realise their potential with us.

Being a Birmingham postgraduate means working alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.

Visit our stand to discuss the postgraduate opportunities we have to offer.


University of Birmingham can be found on stand 34

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 Bristol can be found on stand 45

University of Central Lancashire

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University of Central Lancashire can be found on stand 29

University of Chester

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University of Chester can be found on stand 33

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 of Glasgow has a long-established global reputation for excellence. The University is internationally recognised as a leading centre of teaching and research, with 81% of our research being recognised as ‘internationally excellent’ and 31% of all research judged to be ‘world leading’ (REF2014).

With over 2000 active researchers and annual research earnings of over £175M, you will join a vibrant and diverse community of over 7000 postgraduate students and be taught by passionate academics, among the best in the world, and renowned for their leading edge research.


University of Glasgow can be found on stand 6

University of Huddersfield

Join us and you’ll be part of a global postgraduate community working alongside award-winning academics and world-leading research teams, focused on developing the skills you need for future success. An innovative, modern and cosmopolitan institution, our campus boasts fantastic facilities and is at the heart of a lively town set in stunning countryside. Perfect for inspiring the inquisitive mind.

University of Huddersfield can be found on stand 32

University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool is one of the great centres of research, knowledge and innovation. Founded in 1881, it was established by philanthropists for the advancement of learning and the ennoblement of life – an aim which still holds true today.

We are associated with 9 Nobel Laureates and are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading, research intensive universities in the UK.

Our reputation attracts students, experts and partners from around the world. We have just over 22,000 students at our Liverpool and London campuses, 8,500 studying online and over 10,000 studying for Liverpool degrees at our sister university in China and our centre in Singapore.

Whether you’re building on your undergraduate subject or switching discipline, if you’re progressing straight from your undergraduate degree or returning to education, we offer a range of postgraduate study options to suit you.

Come and speak to us on our stand to find out how we can help you to get to where you want to be.


University of Liverpool can be found on stand 44

University of Oulu

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University of Oulu can be found on stand 23

University of Salford

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University of Salford can be found on stand 36

University of Southampton

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.


University of Southampton can be found on stand 35

University of Surrey

The University of Surrey has a world-class profile, a leading reputation in teaching and research, and received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

The decision to undertake postgraduate study is often very personal. It can be a pursuit of passion, for targeted career progression, or even with a view to change the world for the better. Surrey is perfectly suited to unlock your potential and will help you achieve your academic and career ambitions. Whatever programme you choose, our dedicated academic staff will inspire you to discover new ways of thinking about your subject. Our academics and research teams are changing the world and their impact is felt on a global scale, and you will be part of that journey here at Surrey.

Visit our website for information on programmes, fees and funding and upcoming webinars.


University of Surrey can be found on stand 21

University of Sussex

The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive university near Brighton with more than 17,000 students, of which around a third are postgraduates. Creative thinking, diversity in our teaching, intellectual challenge and interdisciplinarity are fundamental to a Sussex education, and Sussex has developed a reputation for innovation and inspiration. Our goal is to deliver teaching and learning programmes informed by current research, attractive to students from all socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds and which deliver skills for life.

University of Sussex can be found on stand 43

University of Warwick

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University of Warwick can be found on stand 22

University of York, Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of York is one of the UK’s most highly ranked biological sciences departments for research and teaching. We cover the spectrum of contemporary biological sciences from molecular aspects of cancer to field ecology. Our research efforts aim to tackle three major global challenges: health and disease, sustainable food and fuel, and environmental change.

We offer 3 taught Masters programmes: MSc Industrial Biotechnology, MSc Molecular Medicine and MSc Biodiversity, Ecology and Ecosystems along with our PhD offerings. We’re ranked 1st in the UK for research impact outside of academia (REF 2014) and have excellent facilities with easy access to the latest equipment and expert teaching. Please check our website for more information.


University of York, Department of Biology can be found on stand 20




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