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Posted Dec. 30, 2013

Edinburgh has great graduate discount schemes

The University of Edinburgh is offering two discount schemes for its tuition fees.

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Posted Dec. 24, 2013

Swansea climbs up to the top 50 UK universities

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 places Swansea University firmly in the top 50 UK universities

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Posted Dec. 21, 2013

Queen’s Anniversary Prize awarded to University of Kent

Every year Queen’s Anniversary Prizes are awarded for exceptional contributions to the higher and further education sector, and this year the University of Kent received it for the work of its Tizard Centre.

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Posted Dec. 17, 2013

West Dean College launches new scholarship for 2014

West Dean College in West Sussex is launching the Edward James Foundation Anniversary Scholarship 2014 to help improve accessibility of postgraduate study.

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Posted Dec. 9, 2013

Cranfield student wins prestigious motoring award

A student from Cranfield University has been awarded the 2013 Autocar-Courland Next Generation Award.

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Posted Dec. 9, 2013

ESC Bretagne Brest and WIT to provide a double degree

An agreement has been signed for the provision of a double degree between ESC Bretagne Brest in France and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in Ireland.

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Posted Dec. 4, 2013

Birmingham City Uni to run PhD application workshop

Birmingham City University is running a workshop on how to successfully apply for a PhD this Saturday 7th December.

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Posted Dec. 3, 2013

UEA to host a series of postgraduate open events

The University of East Anglia is hosting a series of postgraduate events in December, January and February.

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Posted Dec. 2, 2013

Research centre promotes Europe and China relationship

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark and Fudan University in China are collaborating in a new centre at the University of Copenhagen, which is the first of its kind in Europe focusing on research into the interaction between China and Europe.

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Posted Nov. 26, 2013

Imperial College launches two new MSc courses

Imperial College Business School is launching two new business programmes for 2014 – the MSc Finance & Accounting and MSc Investment & Wealth Management.

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Posted Nov. 25, 2013

Prague College lecturer proposes new legal EU curriculum

On Saturday 28th September 2013, Law Lecturer, Paul Cooper presented a proposal to develop a Common Core project whereby law schools throughout the EU would teach a common Legal English curriculum to ensure that future EU lawyers speak the same (Legal English) language.

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Posted Nov. 19, 2013

TEDx is coming to the University of Glasgow!

The University of Glasgow is delighted to announce that TEDx will take place next year on 15th March 2014!

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Posted Nov. 18, 2013

French professor awarded prestigious international medal

French physicist Alain Aspect, who is also Augustin Fresnel Professor and CNRS researcher at the Institut d'Optique, and a professor at the Ecole Polytechnique, has been awarded the Niels Bohr medal.

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Posted Nov. 11, 2013

Birmingham awarded £15 million for Forest Research Institute

The University of Birmingham has been given a massive £15 million donation which will enable it to establish a world-leading research centre into climate and environmental change in the form of a newly established Forest Research Institute.

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Posted Nov. 4, 2013

BCU is offering fully-funded arts and humanities PhDs!

Birmingham City University (BCU) is joining forces with five other universities in the Midlands to provide fantastic funding and learning opportunities for arts and humanities students.

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Posted Nov. 4, 2013

University of Kent gets hat-trick for European funding!

The University of Kent has been successful in gaining three separate grants under the European Union's Jean Monnet program.

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Posted Oct. 24, 2013

AIT is runner-up in new Sunday Times rankings

Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) in Ireland has been announced as the runner-up institute of technology in The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.

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Posted Oct. 24, 2013

University of Glasgow wins annual science competition

Following a tough battle from teams across education and business fields in Scotland a team of staff members from the University of Scotland emerged as the victors in the annual Question of Science competition.

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Posted Oct. 8, 2013

Cambridge tops new university league table

Cambridge has taken the top spot “by a whisker” in the first year of the new combined Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014 league table, swapping places with Oxford in the process.

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Posted Oct. 5, 2013

University of Milan has 30 fellowship opportunities

The University of Milan has launched 30 postgraduate fellowships – these are two year fellowships for research activities and will be awarded based on qualifications and successful interviews.

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Posted Oct. 1, 2013

University of Kent gets involved with research consortium

The Eastern Academic Research Consortium (ARC) brings together the University of East Anglia, the University of Essex and the University of Kent.

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Posted Sept. 27, 2013

University of Kent shortlisted twice in THE Awards!

The University of Kent has been shortlisted by the Times Higher Education Awards for the two categories that it entered.

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Posted Sept. 25, 2013

British Institute of Florence to host annual Shakespeare conference

The British Institute of Florence is gearing up to host the annual Shakespeare Graduate Conference in April 2014 by requesting abstracts to be sent in by Wednesday 30th October 2013.

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Posted Sept. 15, 2013

UEA is highly rated in student satisfaction survey

According to the latest figures from the National Student Survey, the University of East Anglia has the second most satisfied students in the UK. In fact the results show that UEA students give their university an overall satisfaction score of 93%!

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Posted Sept. 15, 2013

Student awarded joint PhD from a Dutch and a German university

This September student Annette Christ has become the first EUCAR student to earn a joint PhD degree. EUCAR is a Euregional collaboration – and it is between Maastricht University (UM) in the Netherlands and RWTH Aachen University in Germany.

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Posted Sept. 11, 2013

Meet the European Postgrad team in Turkey

This week European Postgrad is being represented at a major international conference in Turkey. The European Association for International Education is hosting EAIE Istanbul 2013 from 10th-13th September.

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Posted Sept. 10, 2013

Postgrad Solutions goes to major conference in Turkey

The 10th September marks the beginning of the 25th European Association for International Education conference and this year it is being held in Istanbul, Turkey.

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Posted Sept. 7, 2013

Kent appoints leading forensics science expert

One of the leading forensic science experts in the UK has been appointed as a director and senior lecturer at the University of Kent.

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Posted Sept. 6, 2013

Glasgow academic elected to Royal Academy of Engineering

The Professor of Formal Methods in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow in Scotland – Professor Muffy Calder – has been elected Fellow to the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Posted Sept. 5, 2013

Portsmouth PhD student gets award for e-learning research

A PhD student from the University of Portsmouth has been recognised for his excellent research into the benefits and difficulties of e-learning at a conference in the United States.

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Posted Aug. 26, 2013

Kent professor becomes a Fellow of the British Academy!

A professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent, has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy.

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Posted Aug. 26, 2013

Rt Hon David Blunkett MP joins University of Sheffield

On the 4th July the University of Sheffield's Department of Politics welcomed Rt. Hon. David Blunkett as a Visiting Professor in what is envisioned to become the world's first Centre for the Public Understanding of Politics.

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Posted Aug. 22, 2013

New postgraduate scholarships available at Swansea University

Swansea University's College of Engineering have new postgraduate scholarhsips available starting in October 2013

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Posted Aug. 19, 2013

Student Entrepreneur of the Year Award won by inhaler design

The University of Kent has awarded Ryan England the Student Entrepreneur of the Year award for his work with asthma inhalers.

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Posted Aug. 19, 2013

Dutch universities to launch new employment company

The University of Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences are joining forces with Pantar Amsterdam to launch a new work placement company.

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Posted Aug. 14, 2013

Birmingham City University PGCEs available for September

BCU are offering places on various PGCE courses, available for September 2013 start

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Posted Aug. 12, 2013

Scholarships available at Dortmund University of Technology

Bayer Foundation scholarships available at Dortmund University of Technology in Germany

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Posted Aug. 12, 2013

Swansea PhD student examines history of deaf children

Mike Mantin, a 25-year-old research student from Swansea University, has been awarded a PhD for his work on the history of the Cambrian Institution for the Deaf and Dumb in Swansea.

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Posted Aug. 5, 2013

University of Kent is one of the top 20 UK universities

The Guardian University Guide 2014 places the University of Kent in the top twenty universities in the United Kingdom.

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Posted Aug. 5, 2013

Disability grants available at Spanish universities

The Universia Foundation has made a new call for applications for grants awarded through the Capacitas program, aimed at students with disabilities who are at university or about to start a university degree course.

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Posted July 31, 2013

IEDC in Slovenia plays host to British royalty

The Earl and Countess of Wessex met the president of IEDC Bled School of Management in Slovenia to celebrate the occasion of the twinning of the towns of Henley in the UK and Bled in Slovenia.

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Posted July 31, 2013

University of Glasgow reveals major science projects

The University of Glasgow has four major science projects happening over the next year.

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Posted July 29, 2013

Poznan University in Poland offers Marie Curie fellowship

The Department of Pathophysiology at the Poznan University of Medical Sciences (PUMS) in Poland is inviting applications for an open Marie Curie ESR fellowship.

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Posted July 26, 2013

Adrian Reynard is Chair of Cranfield’s Motorsport Advisory Panel

Cranfield University has appointed Adrian Reynard, founder of Reynard racing, as Chair of their Industrial Advisory Panel for their MSc in Advanced Motorsport Engineering.

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Posted July 23, 2013

Amsterdam University College Students visit CERN, Geneva

The students undertaking the class Symmetries and the Quantum Universe, students visited the research institute CERN in Geneva, Switzerland in order to put what students had learned in class into practice.

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Posted July 23, 2013

Glasgow builds cloud computing model with Lego

Cloud computing is a major industry, with costs stretching into the multi-millions But for researchers at the University of Glasgow, 56 Raspberry Pi computer boards and some Lego is enough to mimic the function and design of commercial cloud computing infrastructure.

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Posted July 22, 2013

Glasgow launches new fully-funded MSc in Stratified Medicine!

The University of Glasgow has launched a specially funded masters program for those wishing to study its MSc Stratified Medicine & Pharmacological Innovation from Autumn 2013.

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Posted July 20, 2013

Cranfield student takes on Higher Education Ambassador role

Cranfield University PhD student – Siobhán McGrath – is taking on two roles in European Higher Education.

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Posted July 17, 2013

University of Leeds discovers weapon in the fight against cancer

The research team at University of Leeds, led by Dr Nicola Stonehouse (Molecular and Cellular Biology) has discovered a new weapon in the fight against common cancers.

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Posted July 15, 2013

Kent building is RIBA award winner and Stirling prize contender

The Royal Institution of British Architects (RIBA) National Award is a prestigious award that is only given to exceptional buildings.

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Posted July 12, 2013

Spanish universities launch “The University Responds”

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona along with nine other Spanish universities has launched “The University Responds”, a series comprising of 100 mini videos in which university researchers answer questions of importance to the general public.

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Posted July 12, 2013

Funded Masters Places at the University of Glasgow

The Scottish Funding Council has awarded the University of Glasgow funding to cover tuition fees for selected students. Open to students from Scotland and the EU, this funding is focused on the key industries in Scotland.

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Posted July 8, 2013

University of Kent presents honorary degrees

The screen-writers of the latest James Bond, Skyfall, BBC Radio Four presenter Carolyn Quinn and writer Maureen Duffy are just three among those due to receive honorary degrees from the University of Kent.

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Posted July 8, 2013

Winner of Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award 2013 Announced

Amsterdam Science and Innovation Award is an annual contest held at Amsterdam University College which awards the most innovative idea with social and commercial value.

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Posted July 1, 2013

International Day at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Every year the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management hosts an International Day – this is always a great occasion allowing all the international students studying at the university to celebrate their country of origin enjoying food and drinks from their home country.

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Posted June 28, 2013

Fully funded postgrad places available at University of Glasgow

The University of Glasgow in Scotland has made available 25 fully funded postgraduate places for the courses of MSc Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law, MRes Biomedical Sciences (Integrative Mammalian Biology) and MSc Medical Visualization and Human Anatomy

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Posted June 26, 2013

Bath Spa offers up to ten postgrad fee waiver studentships

Bath Spa University is offering up to five studentships for practise based MPhils and PhDs, and five for interdisciplinary MPhils and PhDs.

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Posted June 24, 2013

Emeli Sandé awarded honorary degree at Glasgow!

On Wednesday 12th June the University of Glasgow hosted its annual Commemoration Day celebrations awarding nine Honorary Degrees as part of the celebrations.

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Posted June 24, 2013

Aalto University students investigate the Arctic Circle

Three students of Aalto University in Finland have established a project called ICEYE which is hoping to revolutionise the shipping and oil industry in the Arctic Circle.

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Posted June 18, 2013

Cambridge English: Advanced recognised by Brazilian government

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is an exam intended for students wishing to prove their English capabilities at the level required for further study.

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Posted June 17, 2013

Hertie School students present ideas for the future of Europe

Delegates studying dual degree programs at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and London School of Economics and Political Sciences presented three proposals on Europe 2025

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Posted June 10, 2013

Tilburg University celebrates Democracy and Cosmopolitanism

Tilburg University in the Netherlands is going to be celebrating Democracy and Cosmopolitanism 2013 from Monday 15th July – Sunday 28th July.

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Posted June 10, 2013

70 Funded Taught Places at Heriot-Watt

The Scottish Funding Council has awarded Heriot-Watt University 70 funded taught places for Scottish students.

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Posted June 7, 2013

Swansea hosts art exhibition about research into ageing

Until the 21st June, Swansea University and Singleton Hospital are home to a unique exhibition involving artists from across the UK about ageing and research into it.

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Posted June 3, 2013

Kent ranked as one of the top 30 UK universities

The University of Kent has been highly ranked in the prestigious Complete University Guide for 2014 which further builds on the university’s year of academic and student success.

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Posted June 3, 2013

EMLYON hosts Global Entrepreneurship program

The Global Entrepreneurship Program takes place over a period of 12 months over 3 different continents at three leading business schools.

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Posted May 21, 2013

UEA ranked top in UK Student Experience Survey

The Student Experience Survey 2013, undertaken by the Times Higher Education magazine, has named the University of East Anglia (UEA) the best place in the UK to be a student.

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Posted May 20, 2013

Leiden University students participate in Model UN conference

A team of delegates from the International Honours College of Leiden University and the main university (in the Netherlands) participated in the London International Model United Nations conference, which brings together some 1,500 students from higher education institutions across the world.

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Posted May 17, 2013

Free MSc places available at Robert Gordon University!

Robert Gordon University is pleased to be offering several great funding opportunities to postgraduate students starting their program in Autumn 2013.

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Posted May 13, 2013

Three Swedish universities make THE Top 100

In the Times Higher Education ranking for the Top 100 universities in the world for 2012-13 you will find three universities flying the flag for Sweden. The Karolinska Institute ranked in the 61-70 band, while the universities of Lund and Uppsala were positioned in the 91-100 band.

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Posted May 10, 2013

Launch of exciting new European-focussed postgraduate site!

We are delighted to announce the launch of a brand new website tailor-made for postgraduate students who want to study a master’s degree or PhD course at a European university.

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Posted May 9, 2013

University of Kent shortlisted for prestigious award!

The University of Kent has been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Leadership & Management Award.

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Posted May 9, 2013

Munich tops list of German universities

The Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU Munich) has the best reputation amongst German universities, according to an international survey.

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Posted April 29, 2013

Cardiff Metropolitan University Tops Survey

For the fourth year in a row, Cardiff Metropolitan University has been judged the best in the UK on learning experience, living experience, and student support satisfaction.

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Posted April 29, 2013

Hungarian Business School establishes a new master’s program

The Central European University Business School, based in Budapest, is launching an American-accredited MSc in Finance. The course is open to graduate students from any discipline and who have had at least three years’ work experience and are looking to expand their career horizons.

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Posted April 23, 2013

Funding opportunities at Swansea, Edinburgh and Sussex

Top UK institutions are offering postgraduate students some great funding opportunities.

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Posted April 22, 2013

Application deadline for European Graduate School approaching

The deadlines for submitting your application to study for a postgraduate program at the European Graduate School in Switzerland is approaching.

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Posted April 17, 2013

University of Kent launches new MA programme

The University of Kent is delighted to be launching a new master’s programme – the MA in the Contemporary.

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Posted April 15, 2013

Czech university offers 6 master's programs taught in English

The University of Economics, Prague (V?E) provides postgraduate students with the opportunity to pursue one of six international master’s degrees, all of which are taught in English.

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Posted April 15, 2013

Cambridge English: Advanced recognised by 3,000 institutions

Those who want to study an MBA programme in either London or Dubai now have a new examination available to show their language skills.

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Posted April 8, 2013

University of Central Lancashire students head to the Arctic!

In March 2013 the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) partnered with Off the Map Travel to send a group of students on an expedition to the Arctic in order capture film and photo footage of the natural phenomenon that is the Northern Lights.

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Posted April 2, 2013

UEA Art History students are offered a unique opportunity!

Thanks to The Attingham Trust for the study of historic houses and collections, UEA is now offering new master’s degree called “At Close Quarters: The English Country House and its Collections”.

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Posted April 2, 2013

Stockholm University makes life easier with online catalogue

Finding your perfect master’s degree can be a time-consuming process, even more so when you factor European universities into the search.

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Posted March 28, 2013

University of Glasgow is offering great funding opportunities

The University of Glasgow is pleased to announce a range of funded places, provided by the Scottish Funding Council.

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Posted March 28, 2013

German foundation grants 1000 scholarships a year

Regardless of your subject specialism, the Heinrich Böll Foundation wants to give you money to study in Germany! The foundation has 1000 scholarships to offer to students of all nationalities and subjects, either to study at universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulen) or the arts (Kunsthochschulen).

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Posted March 24, 2013

100% employment for master’s graduates from Portuguese uni

If you are looking for a more vocational master’s degree that prepares you for employment rather than academia look no further than Lisbon.

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Posted March 24, 2013

Swansea to hold International Reflective Practice Conference

This September, Swansea University will be holding the 17th International Reflective Practice Conference.

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Posted March 15, 2013

Study in Scandinavia – for free!

Yes you did read that correctly, the majority of universities in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden do not charge tuition fees for EU students! A fact that’s hard to get your head around in the UK or in a lot of other countries for that matter. The eye-watering cost of a master’s or PhD can often stop British aspiring postgraduates in their tracks, but up in northern Europe it’s a different story

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Posted March 15, 2013

Fully-funded bursaries on offer at Cranfield!

A unique global Fellowship programme is being offered to those applying to Cranfield University for 2013/14. Led by the Ellen MacArthur and Schmidt family Foundations.

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Posted March 13, 2013

Birkbeck is offering scholarships to postgrads from Asia

Birkbeck University of London is offering a selection of fantastic scholarships to postgraduate students from Vietnam, India and Thailand.

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Posted March 11, 2013

Top French university offers scholarships for British postgraduates

The École Normale Supérieure de Cachan (ENS Cachan), based in Paris, is offering funding for high achieving students to pursue master’s or PhD qualifications for a period of up to 12 months under its International Scholarship Program.

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Posted March 4, 2013

Cranfield is offering engineering, maths and science funding

Cranfield University has a host of scholarships available through its Applied Sciences Scholarships scheme. These are suitable for those doing a postgraduate programme in subjects related to science, engineering and maths.

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Posted March 4, 2013

The University of Lyon wants scientists

One of France’s top universities is offering five international master’s degrees in the field of science.

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Posted Feb. 25, 2013

Leading Dutch universities are courting UK students

Following a successful tour to Great Britain in 2012 the recruitment drive to entice UK students to undertake degree in Holland continues.

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Posted Feb. 22, 2013

Finnish Universities use Cambridge English: Advanced

According to a recent study carried out by Cambridge English Language Assessment, an increasing number of universities in Finland are accepting the high-level Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam

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Posted Feb. 19, 2013

Get to Italy before everyone else does!

We’ve unearthed some extremely useful information that amazingly seems to have flown under the radar until now – Italy offers the highest number of master’s and PhD programs taught in English! Not just that, but most Italian universities charge annual fees of euro 600-815 – pretty modest in the current climate. We suspect that these facts combined with the sheer loveliness and Mediterranean weath

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Posted Feb. 18, 2013

Loughborough launches fully-funded PhD studentships

The School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University is delighted to announce three fully-funded students for UK/EU PhD students who are starting their postgraduate program in October 2013. Each of these studentships is worth £13,726 plus tuition fees at the UK/EU rate.

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Posted Feb. 11, 2013

Bangor creative writing student to work with publishing phenomenon

A student studying a PhD in Creative Writing at Bangor University is co-writing with best-selling crime writer James Patterson!

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Posted Feb. 11, 2013

German institute offers postgrads chance to become Young Leaders

!The Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin has an opportunity for students and young professionals called UK Meets Germany: A Forum for Young Leaders.

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Posted Feb. 7, 2013

Glasgow hosts Adam Smith Business School launch event

On Wednesday 6th February 2013, the University of Glasgow officially launched its renamed Adam Smith Business School. This launch event marked the important development of the Business School; the new name reflects the University of Glasgow’s long association with the moral philosopher and political economist Adam Smith and the School’s aim to celebrate his legacy.

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Posted Feb. 4, 2013

University of Lleida in Spain introduces new masters programs

The oldest university in Catalonia has updated its course directory for the next academic year. Among its new degree options is the first course in Europe on management science with specific emphasis on containing forest fires (MasterFóc). A further course has been added to the department of Agriculture and Forestry – the MSc in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management (MEDFOR).

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Posted Feb. 1, 2013

Swansea University health master’s provides educational inspiration!

A student from the United States has Swansea University’s MSc in Public Health MSc Faith and Health Promotion to thank for sorting out her anxiety issues and putting her on the path to a successful and happy career.

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Posted Jan. 29, 2013

Europe is the most student-friendly place in the world!

It’s official, Europe ? students!

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Posted Jan. 24, 2013

Financial encouragement for museum postgrads!

If you’re interested in a career in museums – it could be your lucky year.

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Posted Jan. 18, 2013

11 social sciences scholarships on offer at Glasgow!

The College of Social Sciences at the University of Glasgow has launched its Scholarship Competition 2013.

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Posted Jan. 16, 2013

UK proves popular with international students despite recession

The latest figures published by the UK’s Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show that despite the current world-wide recession the UK is still a popular choice for to study at university for international students.

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Posted Jan. 9, 2013

New Year = New Postgrad Funding Opportunities!

As 2013 gets underway many UK universities are offering postgraduate students some fantastic funding opportunities to help them with their tuition fees.

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