The EU Settlement Scheme deadline to apply is 30th June

An important deadline is approaching for people studying or working at UK universities who are EU, EEA or Swiss citizens. 30th June is the deadline to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) which will allow you to remain with the legal right to live and work in the UK beyond 30 June 2021. This […]

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Graduate working VISA scheme updated

The UK Government has announced further details about the new Graduate route for working visas. International students wanting to stay in the UK to work can apply from 1st July 2021. Students ‘must have completed an eligible course at a UK higher education provider’ in order to be considered. The route is applicable to postgraduate […]

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Studying a masters degree in lockdown

Our Masters Compare Scholarship winner for 2020 Emma shares her thoughts in a new blog post. Emma tells us about what it has been like for her studying a masters degree in lockdown. ‘Being a master’s student, this academic year has been different to any other both academically and socially. A major aspect of being […]

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New Turing Scheme for student exchanges

When the UK finally left the European Union under the Brexit deal, one of the big announcements was that the Government would be introducing its own replacement for the Erasmus+ Scheme. The new Turing Scheme for student exchanges is opening soon. Over 30 years Erasmus had established partnerships with over 5,000 higher institutions participating across […]

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Masters Compare Scholarship 2020/21 – Meet the Winner

We’re pleased to announce the winner for our Masters Compare Scholarship 2020/21 is Emma, an MSc Comparative Social Policy student of Green Templeton College at The University of Oxford. Emma shared her experiences of choosing to study a postgraduate degree and what winning the scholarship will meant to her. Emma started at the University in […]

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New rules for student visa’s

International and EU student Visa’s commencing this October From 5th October the UK Government is introducing a simplified student visa route under new rules to study in the UK. The ‘new streamlined process’ will allow all students to be treated the same, as ‘they make important contributions economically, academically, and financially’ to the UK economy. […]

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Funding boost for International PhD students applying for Research Studentships next year

The UK Government has announced a welcome funding boost for International PhD students. They are now included in the support for all UKRI-funded postgraduate studentships commencing in the new term 2021/22. The announcement means that all UKRI-funded PhD students will be eligible for the full award. PhD candidates will enjoy ‘both the stipend to support […]

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Studying for a MSc degree

This blog about Studying for a MSc degree was written by Jennifer Ruthe, a MSc Global Health student at The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute at the University of Manchester. I always wanted a masters, but it wasn’t until I hit my thirties that I found an area I wanted to study. I’d been fundraising […]

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MastersCompare Scholarship Winner’s Story: One Year On

MastersCompare Scholarship Winner’s Story. Our Masters Compare £5,000 Scholarship is a great way to help with your postgraduate studies. Last year, our successful winner of the scholarship was Kristia, a MSc Business Analytics student at Imperial College Business School in London. We recently caught up with Kristia to find out how her course is going, […]

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Why you should or should not do a PhD : A research student’s view

Why you should or should not do a PhD: This blog was originally published a few years ago by Ricky Nathvani, who was completing his PhD at UCL. Since then Dr Rathvani has successfully forged an academic career as a Research Associate in Data Science and Machine Learning at the Faculty of Medicine, School of Public […]

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