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Here you can stay up to date with important postgraduate news, funding developments, international study advice and humour.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 19 Oct '17

Postgraduate Fairs: What Can They Really Offer You?

Postgraduate study fairs and events have a lot to offer prospective Masters and PhD students. This blog explains why - and how.

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 by Ben Taylor
, posted on 19 Oct '17

Going From Work to Postgraduate Study – Some Pros and Cons

We've listed a few of the pros and cons that you might come across in the transition from full-time employment to postgraduate life.

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 by Lydia Chantler-Hicks
, posted on 12 Oct '17

6 Top Tips for International Masters Students in the UK

Considering a Masters in the UK? We've put together a few tips for international postgraduates at British universities.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 10 Oct '17

UK Tuition Fee Changes - Will They Mean Anything for Postgraduates?

The recent announcements on UK student loans won't affect postgraduates directly, but they could still save you money. We've taken a closer look.

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 by Ben Taylor
, posted on 5 Oct '17

Learning a New Language While Studying Abroad – What's it Actually Like?

Picking up an additional language can enhance your CV and make postgraduate study even more fulfilling. Here's how to give it a try.

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 by Vanessa Huebner
, posted on 25 Sep '17

Studying a Masters in Germany? 6 reasons why that's an excellent idea in 2018!

As part of the FindAMasters Study in Germany Takeover, Vanessa Huebner of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) introduces postgraduate study in the land of ideas.

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 by Vanessa Huebner
, posted on 25 Sep '17

Postgraduate Study in Germany - a Q&A with Vanessa Huebner of DAAD London

Considering a Masters in Germany? We've 'sat down' (virtually, speaking) with Vanessa Huebner of DAAD London and asked some questions about postgraduate degrees in Germany.

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 by Lydia Chantler-Hicks
, posted on 20 Sep '17

9 Ways to Get More out of Your Department During a Masters

Looking to get more from your Masters? Your university can be a great place to start. Get involved with extra-curricular activities and give your course a boost!

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 13 Sep '17

Mastering University Rankings for Postgraduate Study Abroad

University rankings can be a useful resource for international postgraduates. Check out our tips for using them in your Masters search.

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 by Lydia Chantler-Hicks
, posted on 6 Sep '17

7 Postgraduate Life Hacks to Help Ace your Masters

From backing up your work to investing in a good umbrella, these simple tips will help you through a Masters degree.

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 by Chantelle Francis
, posted on 30 Aug '17

Exploring Postgraduate Bank Accounts for 2017

Wondering what type of bank account is best for postgraduate students? We've explained the options available to you and looked at some of the accounts on offer.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 23 Aug '17

Postgraduate Accommodation Options - Living it Up on a Masters or PhD

Can you live in student halls as a postgraduate? Should you? And what other options are available now you're studying a Masters or PhD?

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 by Lydia Chantler-Hicks
, posted on 15 Aug '17

How to Use This Summer Holiday to Prepare for Your Masters

Looking forward to a break before stepping up to postgraduate study? You've earned it. But a bit of summer preparation can go a long way once your Masters starts. Check out our simple tips.

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 by Kevin McMullan
, posted on 9 Aug '17

Postgraduate Loans in 2017 (and Beyond!) - Updates and Tips from Student Finance England

With postgraduate loans ready for 2017, we asked Kevin McMullan from Student Finance England to tell us a bit more about this funding - and share some tops for new applicants.

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 by Lydia Chantler-Hicks
, posted on 2 Aug '17

Finding and Applying for a Masters: Tips from One Student's Experience

Considering postgraduate study, but not sure which course is right for you? Read about one student’s experience of finding the perfect Masters.

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 by Chantelle Francis
, posted on 26 Jul '17

5 Ways a Gap Year Can Prepare You for Postgraduate Study

Considering a break before your Masters or PhD? A ‘post-graduate’ gap year can actually be a great way to prepare for further study. This blog explains how.

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 by Tim Stickings
, posted on 19 Jul '17

Moving for a Masters – Postgraduate Study at a New University

Considering switching university for your postgraduate degree? Here's what to consider as you make the decision, plus some advice for settling in as a Masters student.

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 by Lydia Chantler-Hicks
, posted on 12 Jul '17

7 Reasons Why You Should Consider Postgraduate Study Before Starting a Job

Struggling to decide between post-graduate study, or a graduate career? Here are some reasons why a Masters or PhD might be a good idea for those still weighing up their options.

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 by Chantelle Francis
, posted on 7 Jul '17

The Top Postgraduate Study Destinations in the Asia-Pacific for 2017

Postgraduate study abroad is becoming increasingly popular with students across the globe. But one region which is certainly building its presence on the radar is the Asia-Pacific. Could this be the study destination for you?

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 5 Jul '17

Masters Degree Loans Round-up - Postgraduate Finance in 2017

Postgraduate loans are now available across the UK (and elsewhere). But how do they compare? And which should you apply for? We've rounded up the options for 2017.

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