Studying for a MSc degree

This blog was written by Jennifer Ruthe, a MSc Global Heath 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 for five years by that time, […]

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PhD Student Q&A: Meet Danielle

Are you considering a PhD but want to know more about the process and what it will actually involve? Speaking to someone who’s been there is a great place to start. We caught up with Danielle Hayter, a PhD student at the University of Portsmouth, to find out about PhD life and her research in […]

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Masters Compare Scholarship 2019/20 – Meet the Winner

We’re pleased to announce the winner for our Masters Scholarship 2019/20 is Selim, a MA International Relations student at the University of Nottingham. We spoke to Selim about his journey into postgraduate study and about what winning the scholarship has meant to him. Selim started at the University of Nottingham in September 2019. Can you […]

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Masters Compare Scholarship Winner’s Story: One Year On

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, and how the Masters […]

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Advice on writing a successful funding application

Making a funding application can seem daunting. What does your potential funder need to know about you and your project? What will make your application stand out from the crowd? Most importantly, how can you ensure that your application will secure funding for your research project? Postgraduate students from the University of Glasgow, who have […]

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Meet Kristia – Masters Scholarship 2018/19 Winner

We’re excited to announce the winner for our Masters Scholarship 2018/19 is Kristia, a MSc Business Analytics student at Imperial College Business School in London. We spoke to Kristia about her journey into postgraduate study and about what winning the scholarship has meant to her. Kristia started at Imperial at the end of August. Can […]

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It is never too late to start a PhD

We met Ismene at our annual PhD Funding Fair. One year later we caught up with her to find out how her search for a PhD was going. I am a (very) mature postgrad who has caught up on my first university education in my 50s, having trained originally as a pianist and singer at the Royal […]

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Student Voices: Finding the right Masters

Leslie is an MSc student at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He talks to us about his experience of finding the right Masters for him. Looking for a course I continued on to postgrad straight from doing a BSc at another university. I was already set on doing a Masters in my […]

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