Postgrad LIVE Virtual Study Fair 2020


Monday, June 22, 2020 - 20:00 to Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 00:00




Why should you attend?

  • Speak one-to-one with top universities
    Attending our virtual study fair is the perfect opportunity for you to talk to over 70 top universities from the comfort of your own home. You can use our chat function to speak to representatives privately in a 1-2-1, or use the group chat and see what other prospective students want to know.
  • Receive up-to-date information on funding
    Postgrad funding can be confusing at the best of times, so ask about the funding options that may be available to you from each stand – they may have scholarships or schemes available.
  • Attend virtual talks
    Don’t miss out just because you’re staying at home. You can still attend talks on a variety of subjects such as funding, the application process and studying in a different country. All to help you with your Masters or PhD journey.
  • Get your most pressing questions answered
    You’ll have the opportunity to ask universities your most pressing questions about postgrad study, their courses and more. Get responses in real-time throughout the fair, and download the transcript of any conversations you have and refer back to them later!

What you need to know

  • The fair will take place 8PM - Midnight JST (12 - 4pm BST)
    You can drop in at any time throughout the fair but try and arrive in plenty of time to have the best chance of speaking to all the institutions you want to hear from before the fair closes.
  • You’ll need to register beforehand
    Don’t worry, it is FREE to register and attend - this just guarantees your place. Once registered you will receive more information about how to log in and attend the fair. Make sure you still get the help you need to find your perfect Masters or PhD and start your postgraduate study journey with us on Monday 22 June.

Talks programme

12:45pm PhD research proposal writing masterclass
This session will explain exactly what a PhD proposal is, how it works and what it needs to do. It’ll include practical examples of good and bad practice to help you write a proposal that’ll help your PhD application stand out from the crowd.
1:30pm Masters funding explained
There’s more funding available for a Masters than you may realise. This session will introduce you to the main options, including student finance, university scholarships and international funding schemes.
2:15pm International study 101 - Applications, funding, fees, and everything you need to know about studying in a different country.
Panel Q&A discussion with representatives from Harvard T.H.Chan School of Public Health, US, Leiden University, Netherlands, Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology Graduate School, Japan, Politecnico di Milano, Italy & University of Nottingham Ningbo China.
3:00pm What you need to ace your Masters application
There’s a lot to get your head around when choosing and applying for a Masters. This session will explain how to make sense of your options and what you’ll need to quickly and efficiently put together a successful postgraduate application.
3:45pm PhD funding explained
Whether you’re applying for an advertised project, or proposing your own topic, you’ll need to know how PhD funding actually works. This session will cover UKRI studentships, PhD student loans and other options.
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