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Posted Dec. 18, 2009

Middlesex launches brand new website

Middlesex University is pleased to announce the launch of its new-look website.

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Posted Dec. 15, 2009

Scholarships in Law and the Social Sciences available at Oxford Brookes

Oxford Brookes University’s School of Social Sciences and Law has announced the availability of scholarships for postgraduate students starting in September 2010.

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Posted Dec. 14, 2009

The King's Graduate School announces postgraduate studentships and bursaries

The King's Graduate School has announced a package of approximately 200 postgraduate studentships and bursaries across all disciplines available for the 2010 entry for both research and taught master's degree programmes at King's.

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Posted Dec. 14, 2009

Funded study opportunities on offer at the University of East Anglia

Up to 25 fully-funded PhD studentships are being offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of East Anglia.

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Posted Dec. 9, 2009

Student at Cranfield University wins international award

The research carried out by Cranfield student Mat Simpkins has been given an award at the 8th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications.

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Posted Dec. 7, 2009

The University of Cambridge is hosting a Masters in Management Open Day

The Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge is hosting an open day on Tuesday 19th January 2010 from 9.30 - 13.00.

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Posted Dec. 7, 2009

PhD and Masters Studentships available at the University of East Anglia

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities at UEA has studentships available for 2010-11 PhD and Masters students.

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Posted Dec. 7, 2009

Exciting new cultural knowledge exchange between Brazil and the UK!

Queen Mary, University of London has announced the first phase of a cultural knowledge exchange programme between Brazil and the UK.

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Posted Dec. 1, 2009

King’s College London has new funding opportunities for international students

The Graduate School at King’s College London has announced a number of new or significantly altered studentships for those considering studying for a PhD or Masters.

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Posted Dec. 1, 2009

Teesside University courses beginning January & February 2012

Thinking about studying in the UK? There’s still time to apply for a postgraduate course at Teesside University, starting in January and February 2010.

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Posted Dec. 1, 2009

Get your career on track

At Derby University you don't need to wait until next September to start a course, you can start this January. We've got postgraduate and professional courses starting in January, and you can study in a way that suits you – full time, part time or online.

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Posted Nov. 30, 2009

Salford launches first UK Master’s in psycho-oncology

The University of Salford is the first university in the UK to introduce a postgraduate course which explores the psychological consequences of cancer and its treatment.

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Posted Nov. 30, 2009

UEA announces new MA in Early Childhood Studies

A new Master’s degree from the University of East Anglia is making an important contribution to the early years education sector.

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Posted Nov. 30, 2009

Two new international scholarships for Norwegian school

To attract more international students to BI Norwegian School of Management the A. Wilhelmsen Foundation is establishing a scholarship programme to help finance a Norwegian education.

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Posted Nov. 25, 2009

Southampton University alumnus is CEO of global pharmaceutical company

A former student of Southampton’s School of Biological Sciences has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of California-based pharmaceutical company Genentech.

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Posted Nov. 23, 2009

Bangor Psychology listed in CHE European Excellence Ranking

Bangor Psychology, along with only one other of the 22 UK Psychology schools listed achieved six stars (the highest number awarded).

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Posted Nov. 23, 2009

Anglia Ruskin awards an honorary doctorate to Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour

Graduating alongside 1200 students of Anglia Ruskin University at this year’s graduation ceremonies were musician David Gilmour and celebrated writer and critic Alberto Manguel.

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Posted Nov. 23, 2009

King’s College London Health Schools’ Graduate Open Day

If you’re considering postgraduate study, pop along to the King’s College London Open Day from 4-7pm on Wednesday 2nd December.

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Posted Nov. 23, 2009

Queen Mary's launches exciting new £3m knowledge-transfer project

Last week saw the launch of Queen Mary, University of London’s ground-breaking new knowledge transfer project - ImpactQM.

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Posted Nov. 19, 2009

King's Health Schools offer 60 PhD studentships

The College is offering 60 PhD studentships in the Health Schools, following its success in attracting externally funded awards combined with a major investment of College funds.

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Posted Nov. 10, 2009

Application deadlines for BPP Law School programmes approaching!

If you’re interested in doing a Legal Practice Course (LPC) or a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at BPP Law School in 2010, application deadlines are approaching.

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Posted Nov. 9, 2009

New Master’s in Interior Design – symbiosis between architect and designer

Once upon a time, not so long ago, the first time an interior designer met the architect of a building project could be at the building’s opening. But the launch of a brand new course in interior design marks the beginning of an integrated approach to the subject from the University of Portsmouth.

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Posted Nov. 9, 2009

Open evening at Birkbeck, University of London

If you are interested in postgraduate study, the open evening on November 26th at Birkbeck, University of London should be in your diary.

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Posted Nov. 9, 2009

Teesside is University of the Year

There were celebrations in the North East as Teesside University was named University of the Year by Times Higher Education magazine.

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Posted Nov. 9, 2009

Prepare for success with the TOEFL® TV Channel on YouTube®

Millions of people around the world are studying English to help them achieve their academic and career goals. The TOEFL TV Channel is for them, and you. It's a place to learn, share and grow.

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Posted Nov. 5, 2009

City University London features in world’s top 500 universities

The World University Rankings has placed City University London in the top 500 universities in the world for the first time.

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Posted Nov. 4, 2009

Cranfield University announces exciting new partnership with Silverstone

Damon Hill, 1996 Formula One World Champion, welcomes the initiative of a new partnership to develop the motorsport talent of the future.

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Posted Nov. 3, 2009

Southern art school on the look out for next big thing in fashion!

The University of Southampton’s Winchester School of Art is searching for the next generation of fashion designers.

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Posted Oct. 30, 2009

Researchers from University of Southampton receive a US$100,000 grant!

A team of biologists has been awarded funding to design new vaccines to give protection against pneumonia and meningitis. 

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Posted Oct. 30, 2009

Kingston University to host an online open day event

On the 11th November Kingston University is holding an online Q&A event for potential postgraduate students.

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Posted Oct. 24, 2009

Nottingham MBA is UK’s No. 1 for responsible business education

Nottingham University Business School has been named the UK leader in ethical and sustainable business in a global league table of innovative MBAs.

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Posted Oct. 19, 2009

British university to be a pioneering force in child safety on the internet

Newcastle University launches exciting new programme designed to help parents keep their children safe on the internet.

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Posted Oct. 16, 2009

New research from London university questions the creators of the internet

As the 40th anniversary of the creation of the internet approaches, an academic from City University London is to deliver an exciting lecture about its origins.

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Posted Oct. 15, 2009

You’re hired! A new UWIC Apprentice

UWIC’s MBA students at the Cardiff School of Management were set a very special challenge last Spring to compete for a one year professional placement at one of the leading medical companies in the UK.

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Posted Oct. 7, 2009

Cranfield University named as one of the world’s best design schools

BusinessWeek magazine has recognised Cranfield University as being an international leader in design education.

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Posted Oct. 1, 2009

Birmingham University’s chemical engineers in Canadian collaboration

An exciting agreement has been signed between a team of researchers from Birmingham University’s School of Chemical Engineering and Toronto’s Hydrogen Village.

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Posted Sept. 29, 2009

Enhancing Graduate Employability

Aberystwyth University has been awarded funding to support a new Graduate Learning Scheme. The funds will assist graduates who are domiciled in Wales to enhance their employability by acquiring additional skills and gaining new or further qualifications.

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Posted Sept. 28, 2009

King’s College London Arts & Humanities Research Fair – meet the people

22 October 2009, 13:00 – 16:00

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Posted Sept. 28, 2009

Five-star success for Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University has received a five-star rating from its own students.

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Posted Sept. 28, 2009

Major energy company sponsors Cranfield postgrads

A team of MSc students from Cranfield University are proving to be key players in the quest for greener energy.

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Posted Sept. 23, 2009

Dublin students complete innovative European postgraduate exchange programme

Two students from Trinity College Dublin have successfully completed research exchanges with European universities as part of the Eurolife Joint Programme in Translational and Experimental Medicine (JPTEM). 

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Posted Sept. 22, 2009

Students awarded prize for ‘top secret’ project

A group of computer games students from Sheffield Hallam University have won £25,000 in a prestigious competition to develop innovative concepts for the nation's elite athletes.

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Posted Sept. 21, 2009

Birkbeck celebrates Black History Month

University of London launches new course exploring Black British history and culture.

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Posted Sept. 21, 2009

TOEFL® test scores are popular with top schools in the UK and worldwide

When it comes to English-language tests, the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language™) test is the most widely accepted in the world — a major advantage when you want to study at leading schools in the UK, US, Australia, Canada or anywhere else.

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Posted Sept. 16, 2009

Brunel University marks 150th anniversary of the death of Isambard Kingdom Brunel

To mark the 150th anniversary of the death of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Brunel University is holding a special exhibition encompassing four fascinating archives.

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Posted Aug. 26, 2009

Cranfield design students help NHS fight the flu

A team of Cranfield University students have come up with a novel solution for increasing awareness of the need for preparation in the event of a flu epidemic, as part of a project for the NHS.

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Posted Aug. 19, 2009

Exeter sustains top position in Education

The University of Exeter has been ranked in the top three universities for the quality of its teacher training.

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Posted Aug. 5, 2009

King's now has the most Medical Research Council Centres in Europe

King’s has been awarded a sixth MRC Centre in collaboration with Imperial College London. The new £5 million MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health will investigate the damage that our modern living and working environment could be doing to our health.

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Posted July 30, 2009

Cranfield students help improve ‘People First’ policing

Students from Cranfield University have been helping Cambridgeshire Constabulary achieve greater customer satisfaction as part of a ‘Citizen Experience Programme’ (CEP) initiative.

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Posted July 29, 2009

New UEA course focuses on early childhood

A new Masters degree course focusing on the development of children from birth to age five has been launched by the University of East Anglia.

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Posted July 29, 2009

'Doctoring the Mind' receives excellent reviews

A book by Professor Richard Bentall, an internationally renowned Professor of Clinical Psychology at Bangor University’s highly rated Psychology department, has attracted excellent reviews in both The Guardian and The Times.

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Posted July 28, 2009

Postgraduate study at De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious and innovative institution with close links to local industry and commerce.

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Posted June 25, 2009

Portsmouth Professor leads UK Sport to world-class success

An international physiology expert who has helped athletes shave fractions of seconds off their times at the Beijing Olympics has been appointed Chairman of the UK Sport Research Advisory Group.

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Posted June 23, 2009

Investing in your future with De Montfort University

Business & Law new building

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Posted June 18, 2009

Sheffield Hallam University launches new sport courses

Sheffield Hallam University have launched a new sport and exercise psychology qualification, developed in collaboration with the sport and exercise science and the psychology departments at Sheffield Hallam University.

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Posted May 27, 2009

One World Week at Brunel University

Every year Brunel organises a One World Week to celebrate the diverse international community we have at the University.

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Posted May 26, 2009

CIMA and BPP join forces to help graduates through toughest job market in a decade

CIMA, the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and professional training provider, BPP, have joined forces to subsidise courses for graduates coming onto the job market in the toughest market in a decade.

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Posted May 22, 2009

Exceptional academic and welfare support for international students at UWIC

With over 800 students enrolled at University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC) from 120 different countries, this small but friendly university has a unique multi-cultural mix and an excellent reputation for the support it gives to International Students.

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Posted May 17, 2009

Breakthrough in meningitis research at the University of Nottingham

Researchers at the University of Nottingham have finally discovered how the deadly meningococcal bacteria is able to break through the body’s natural defence mechanism and attack the brain.

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Posted May 8, 2009

Heriot-Watt students sample ‘moda’ in Milan

Students and staff from Heriot-Watt University's MSc in International Fashion Marketing course have recently returned from a trip to Milan in Italy - the fashion or, as Italians say, ‘moda’ capital of the world.

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Posted May 3, 2009

Cranfield launches groundbreaking programme in Sustainable Manufacturing

Cranfield University is pleased to announce the launch of a new Masters degree in Sustainable Manufacturing.

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Posted April 30, 2009

Teesside rated top by international students

Teesside University has come top in a survey of the UK’s international students. The International Student Barometer (ISB) is a twice-yearly survey of international students from the UK’s higher education institutions (HEIs).

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Posted April 27, 2009

Creative and Performing Arts in the spotlight at Queen’s University Belfast

The Centre for Excellence in Creative and Performing Arts at Queen’s University Belfast brings together innovative and inspirational teaching and learning approaches from across the creative and performing arts spectrum.

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Posted April 24, 2009

Innovative fashion and textiles programme launched at Heriot-Watt

The School of Textiles and Design at Heriot-Watt University has launched an innovative, interdisciplinary postgraduate programme designed to respond to the diverse needs of the technologically advanced and creatively dynamic fashion and textile industries.

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Posted April 24, 2009

New MSc in Sustainable Community Design launched at Heriot-Watt

A brand new MSc course has been designed by the School of the Built Environment at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.

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Posted April 22, 2009

Get paid to do an MSc in Neuroimaging at Bangor University School of Psychology

Bangor Psychology has joined forces with the Medical Research Council in order to offer students wishing to study Neuroimaging the chance to compete for one of two fully funded studentships.

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Posted April 11, 2009

Nottingham Scientists developing alternative fuels from waste

Scientists at the University of Nottingham are developing alternative fuels from banana crop waste in the Rwanda.

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Posted April 11, 2009

Birbeck University offers AHRC Studentship Award

Birkbeck, University of London has been awarded an AHRC Block Grant Partnership Award to offer Doctoral and/or Masters studentships.

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Posted April 11, 2009

ESCP-EAP is awarded re-accreditation from EQUIS

On 9 March 2009, Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris - Ecole Européenne des Affaires (ESCP-EAP) was awarded re-accreditation.

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Posted April 11, 2009

Birmingham offers generous science scholarship for international PhD students

The University is offering up to twenty five £12,000 PhD scholarships exclusively for international students.

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Posted April 11, 2009

Heriot Watt University at the cutting edge of fashion study

With a diverse range of graduate programmes on offer, studying fashion at Heriot Watt is full of possibility.

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Posted April 11, 2009

Complete Nottingham Trent LLM survey for chance to win £200 in Amazon vouchers

Nottingham Trent University Law School is currently conducting a survey to inquire how prospective students choose an LLM.

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Posted April 11, 2009

Dundee launches Scottish Internship Graduate Certificate (SIGC)

The one year SIGC programme is aimed at all students interested in a substantial professional development opportunity.

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Posted April 8, 2009

New MA at Kent - spend fall in Canterbury and spring in Paris!

University of Kent at Paris (UKP) postgraduate programmes allow students to spend the autumn term in Canterbury and the spring term in Paris.

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Posted April 1, 2009

King’s graduate funding success

King’s College London has received national funding for more than 170 PhD and master’s studentships, making it one of the UK’s most successful higher education institutions taking part in a new scheme.

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Posted March 30, 2009

New mock court room for law students at Portsmouth

A mock court room with facilities comparable to a real court of law will open in autumn 2009. Students at the University of Portsmouth will use it to practice advocacy and stage full-blown mock trials.

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Posted March 29, 2009

Bath School of Management lecturer receives prestigious literary award

Dr Fotios Pasiouras was recently chosen as a Highly Commended Award Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2009.

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Posted March 26, 2009

Recognition for computing courses at the University of Teesside’s School of Computing

The high quality of computing courses at the University of Teesside’s School of Computing has been recognised by a national review undertaken by the Higher Education Funding Council for England.

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Posted March 20, 2009

Edge Hill prepares its students for the workplace

Edge Hill University is making sure that its graduates are ready to enter the work place by building links with local employers and offering work placement opportunities for around 80% of its students.

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Posted March 19, 2009

University of London Institute of Education: number 1 in the UK for education

The Institute of Education (IOE), part of the University of London, has recently been named the number one university in the UK for education studies by the British government’s Research Assessment Exercise.

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Posted March 19, 2009

Liverpool Hope’s new MSc Marketing Management aims to direct 'the international boardroom'

Applications are now being accepted for the new MSc Marketing Management course which begins in September 2009.

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Posted March 19, 2009

UWIC success in International Student Barometer

The results of the latest International Student Barometer (ISB) show that overall student satisfaction at UWIC rates higher than any other university in Wales and fourth highest in the ISB.

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Posted March 15, 2009

Southampton engineering students win European design competition

High-flying students from the University of Southampton have beaten universities from across Europe to win an international design competition.

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Posted March 14, 2009

Queen Mary receives substantial increase in HEFCE Research Funding

Queen Mary has received the third largest cash increase in research funding in the country.

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Posted March 14, 2009

Bath receives over £600,000 to train future translators and architects

The University of Bath has been awarded 55 studentships worth over £600,000 by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

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Posted March 14, 2009

Exeter secures historic number of funding awards

The Arts and Humanities Council (AHRC) recently awarded a historically large number of funding grants for postgraduate study at the University of Exeter.

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Posted March 4, 2009

King College London launches MSc in International Marketing

King’s new MSc in International Marketing, to be launched in September 2009, will prepare students to understand and handle these challenges in an interdependent yet culturally diversified world.

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Posted March 4, 2009

Utrecht University researchers receive prestigious human rights award

Two human rights researchers have been awarded the first and second Max van der Stoel Human Rights Award 2008 for their dissertation works.

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Posted March 2, 2009

Manchester Materials Masters – Scholarships Available!

Would you like to be working in Industry as a Materials Scientist, Corrosion Engineer or Textile Technologist, or maybe you are looking to launch your career in the academic world?

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Posted March 2, 2009

Designs on excellence at DMU

De Montfort University's (DMU) Art and Design postgraduate and research courses specialise in innovation and creativity.

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Posted March 2, 2009

Sheffield Hallam University Postgraduate Open Evening - Monday 16 March 2009

We are holding a postgraduate open evening on Monday 16 March 2009 from 4-7pm.

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Posted March 2, 2009

Anglia Ruskin student wins New York Times Book Review Accolade

A Cambridge School of Art graduate’s first book has been lauded in the international press.

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Posted March 2, 2009

Postgraduate students find time for fun

Although the recent snow across the UK brought chaos to parts of London, Brunel University students made the most of the rare British weather to take a break from their studies and enjoy the cold spell!

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Posted March 2, 2009

Postgraduate opportunities for physical sciences students at the Chemical Biology Centre, Imperial College London

Fully funded postgraduate studentships are available at the Chemical Biology Centre (CBC) starting in October 2009.

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Posted Feb. 23, 2009

Bradford offers funding opportunities for postgraduate students

The University of Bradford is now offering a new postgraduate bursary of £500.

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Posted Feb. 23, 2009

Exeter unveils generous funding support for MBA study

The University of Exeter Business School recently announced new funding opportunities for students taking up places on the School’s full time, one year MBA programme.

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Posted Feb. 8, 2009

Exeter Professor assists in making new planetary discovery

An international team of scientists, using the CoRoT satellite, have discovered a planet only twice as large as the Earth orbiting a star slightly smaller than the Sun.

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Posted Feb. 2, 2009

Exeter offering 100 PhD studentships and 80 PhD bursaries for 2009 entry

As part of their continued commitment to research, the University of Exeter is offering 100 PhD Studentships and 80 PhD Bursaries for 2009 entry.

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Posted Feb. 1, 2009

'Stupendous' scholarships at Middlesex University

To encourage and reward postgraduate students, Middlesex University offers a growing suite of postgraduate scholarships that the Independent newspaper recently described as ‘stupendous’.

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Posted Jan. 30, 2009

Crime under the microscope at Portsmouth

A forensic house which can be used to re-enact crimes including domestic violence and murder as well as cyber crimes is being used by hundreds of students at the University of Portsmouth.

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Posted Jan. 30, 2009

Postgraduate Open Days at the University of Sussex

The University of Sussex is holding a business, management and finance Open Day on 11 March.

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Posted Jan. 30, 2009

New build, new vision at DMU

Building on Leicester Business School’s recent top 10 ranking in the Sunday Times Good University Guide, a brand new £35 million building for the Faculty of Business and Law at De Montfort University (DMU) is due to open in September 2009.

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Posted Jan. 13, 2009

Essex receives £1m grant to study 60-year of British history

A University of Essex led census data project will create an unparalleled historical research resource that will transform the understanding of a Britain between the years of 1851-1911.

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Posted Jan. 12, 2009

Liverpool to research possibility for national lung cancer screening programme

Researchers at the University of Liverpool will begin a study to assess the feasibility of implementing a broad-based, national screening trial for lung cancer.

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Posted Jan. 12, 2009

Bath Spa University trainee teachers experiment with ‘saturation teaching’

A group of trainee teachers at Bath Spa University are helping one classroom, raising the pupil/teacher ratio to 1.6 to 1, saturating the class with teaching.

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Posted Jan. 12, 2009

Bangor alumni wins coveted Golden Globe for Best Drama

At the recent Golden Globe Awards Ceremony held in Los Angeles, Bangor University alumni Danny Boyle’s most recent film Slumdog Millionaire received the award for Best Film.

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Posted Jan. 12, 2009

Gloucestershire graduates enjoy 97 percent employability

This substantial ranking marks the University of Gloucestershire as one of the leading universities in terms of graduate employability with almost 97 per cent of graduates finding employment upon course completion.

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Posted Jan. 12, 2009

University of Bath administrator setting example by pledging to reduce and reuse

A staff member at the University of Bath is starting her second year of abstaining from shopping, in a personal bid to help the environment.

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Posted Jan. 2, 2009

Indian spacecraft launches Brunel project into orbit

Two academics from the School of Engineering and Design at Brunel University saw their work launched into space on recently on the Chandrayaan-1 satellite, India’s first unmanned Moon mission.

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