Our Postgrad LIVE Liverpool study fair features specialist talks to provide you with the latest PhD and Masters information and advice to help you take the next steps.
PhD Research Proposal Writing Masterclass
This masterclass will demystify the concept of a PhD research proposal, and help you better understand exactly what a proposal should and shouldn’t be. It’ll give you hints and tips for writing the proposal, and you’ll leave feeling more confident that you’ll write a proposal that will stand head and shoulders above the rest.
Delivered by: Georgina Endfield, APVC for Research and Impact, University of Liverpool
This sessions will be taking place from 11:15am - 12:00pm.
Check-in for this Masterclasse starts from 10:45am, and we ask that you are checked in by 11:00am, otherwise your place may be reallocated.
Covering the cost of your Masters degree
How much does a Masters cost, and how do students afford one? This session will walk you through the process of actually paying for a postgraduate degree, including options such as UK postgraduate student loans, university scholarships and other awards.
Delivered by: Christine Todd, Head of UK Recruitment, University of Liverpool
This sessions will be taking place from 12:15am - 1:00pm.
Check-in for this Masterclass starts from 11:45am, and we ask that you are checked in by 12:00pm, otherwise your place may be reallocated.
The Masterclasses are the only talks you need to pre-book your seat at. You can book it once you’ve registered for the fair. Although the fair is free of charge, we do ask for a refundable £5 deposit for your space in the Masterclass due to its popularity and limited seating. We will refund your £5 automatically within five working days of your attendance at the event, directly to the card you used to pay the deposit.
Limited spaces – secure yours now!
If you’re unable to attend the session, please email Marketing@FindAUniversity.com to request a cancellation, and refund your £5 deposit (we’re unable to refund prior to the event, so you’ll receive this within five working days of the masterclass). If you have any questions, please get in touch with the Marketing Team at Marketing@findauniversity.com.
1:00pm - 1:30pm - Protecting your mental health - A practical guide to supporting your wellbeing whilst studying for a Masters or PhD. We will look at the concept of PGR wellbeing and factors that impact on postgraduate students including peer support, supervisor relationship and knowing your support team.
Delivered by: Catherine Forfar, Wellbeing Team, University of Liverpool
1:30pm - 2:00pm - Maximising value of postgraduate study in the new world of work - In the current fast-paced business environment, an increasing number of people are investing their time and money in postgraduate education. This session will discuss the benefits of postgraduate study and its potential impact on your future career.
Delivered by: Charlotte Ford, Lead Career Consultant, University of Liverpool
2:00pm - 2:30pm - Funding your PhD - This talk will cover all you need to know about funding your PhD: including information on fees, an introduction to the various funding options and how to apply for them, as well as advice on how to successfully budget as a PG student.
Delivered by: Steve Bickerstaff, University of Liverpool
2:30pm - 3:00pm - What’s it really like to be a postgraduate student? - Ask your burning questions to our panel of current postgraduate students who are based at different institutions and are at different points in their postgraduate journey. They will answer your questions on applications, interviews, funding, and much more.
Delivered by: Student Q&A featuring students from University of Liverpool, Lancaster University and Cranfield University