Exhibitors for the Postgraduate Study Fair, Birmingham on 18 January 2017 are listed below.
Aarhus University is a young, modern university established in 1928. It has grown to become a leading public research university with international reach covering the entire research spectrum. With more than half of its 40,000 students enrolled at Master’s or PhD level, Aarhus University is a graduate university. Today more than 12 per cent of our students are international. Among our students more than 120 nationalities are represented. As a student at Aarhus University you will become part of an international study environment characterised by research excellence and innovation. We encourage critical thinking and active learning, and we believe that a degree from Aarhus University gives you a great starting-point for a future international career, be it in research, industry or in the public sector.
Aarhus University can be found on stand 30
Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce.
Aston University, including all of our accommodation, library, and sports and teaching facilities, is situated in the centre of Birmingham - the UK’s second largest city. It is a friendly and diverse learning environment, home to a close-knit international campus community of over 13,000 students, including 2,500 international students from over 140 countries.
Aston has been ranked in the top 30 institutions in all UK League tables for 2016/ 2017 and we scored 89% student satisfaction in the government’s latest National Student Survey. More than 79% of our graduates find a grad-level job or further study within 6 months of graduation.
The University is organised into five Academic Schools and we offer an International Foundation Programme, Bachelor, Masters and Research degrees in areas such as Finance, Engineering, Medicine, Business, Pharmacy and International Relations and our triple accredited Business School offers an innovative MBA programme.
Aston University can be found on stand 24
Bath Spa University can be found on stand 6
Profile coming soon.
Brunel University London can be found on stand 38
Located in a vibrant European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a thriving and modern university. Integral to the city of Cardiff for more than 150 years, we continue to invest in our students’ future with a focus on student employability and enhancing the student experience; providing education and training opportunities of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide.
Through work placement programmes, links with professional bodies and the promotion of student entrepreneurship, our focus on employability has ensured that 96% of our graduates enter employment or further study within six months of graduation.*
Our objective is to develop creative, resilient and sought-after graduates with skills and experiences that enable them to make an impact in their chosen profession.
*Destination of Leavers from Higher Education 2015
Cardiff Metropolitan University can be found on stand 9
Cardiff University can be found on stand 3
Cranfield University can be found on stand 39
Thinking of doing a postgraduate degree? Goldsmiths, University of London provides a creative, supportive and scholarly environment to study for a masters or research degree.
You could work alongside pioneering academics who are carrying out world-leading research in subjects covering the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, and entrepreneurial business and management.
We began life in 1891 with one ideal: to be a dynamic force for change. Today we continue to build upon that early vision, maintaining a rich academic heritage and carrying out world-leading research, which puts us in the UK’s top 25 universities for quality of research. We're also ranked in the world's elite for 10 subject areas.
Goldsmiths is a small campus community with a global reach, and we bring your learning to life through personal contact with the best and brightest in their fields.
Goldsmiths, University of London can be found on stand 66
Harper Adams University can be found on stand 21
King’s College London is one of the world’s leading universities, with a distinguished history, a solid foundation and an innovative atmosphere. Over the past 180 years King’s has made an extraordinary contribution to modern life, particularly in the areas of science, medicine, healthcare, social science, education, law and the arts and humanities. One of the oldest universities in the UK and fourth oldest in England, King’s pioneering research continues to help shape the world in which we live.
Our vibrant postgraduate community of 10,000 students is supported by the Graduate School whose prime purpose is to enable the best possible postgraduate student experience and to ensure that all our postgraduate students fulfil their potential. King’s maintains a reputation for friendliness and inclusiveness and continues to emphasise its tradition of working ‘in the service of society’.
King's College London can be found on stand 41
London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) can be found on stand 18
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine was named the world’s leading research-focused graduate school (Thomson Reuters / Times Higher Education) and has been cited as one of the world’s top universities for collaborative research.
Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
We offer 18 London-based Masters; 6 via distance learning; Research degrees (MPhil/PhD and DrPH) and Short Study courses. The teaching programme has a combination of laboratory-based biological courses and social science courses to cover all areas of public and population health, epidemiology, control of infectious diseases and tropical medicine.
Graduates go on to work in NGOs, ministries of health, health services in the UK and overseas, academia, charities and the private industry.
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine can be found on stand 40
Loughborough University can be found on stand 45
Newman University can be found on stand 20
Why study at NTU?
Nottingham Trent University is one of the biggest and most popular universities in the UK offering a number of benefits for our postgraduate students.
Visit our website for more information on our range of courses.
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) can be found on stand 17
Oxford Brookes University can be found on stand 22
SOAS, University of London can be found on stand 14
Study Options can be found on stand 16
Swansea University can be found on stand 50
The University of Leeds is one of the UK’s largest research-intensive universities. We are known for the quality of our postgraduate teaching and research and internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in a wide range of disciplines.
As a Leeds postgraduate you will join a vibrant community of outstanding academics and students, all passionate about their subjects. We provide an inspirational learning environment where you have the opportunity work alongside staff who are actively engaged in world-class research. Integrating research with learning and teaching is at the heart of our strategy - this means that you will not only be close to discoveries and breakthroughs but also the people responsible for them.
The Leeds experience is a truly international one, with over 7000 postgraduate students from over 145 countries. Our size means that you benefit from outstanding learning resources, including one of the country’s leading academic research libraries, and high quality laboratories and computing facilities.
We have an extensive portfolio of postgraduate taught course and research opportunities, so whether you want to deepen your knowledge of a subject, enhance your career opportunities or take a new direction in life, the University of Leeds is the place to be.
The University of Leeds can be found on stand 68
The University of Manchester can be found on stand 42
The University of Strathclyde can be found on stand 5
At Birmingham we encourage and empower people, enabling them to make the most of their time with us. Our vision is to inspire today's brightest postgraduates to make a major impact on society and to become the leaders of tomorrow in whatever field they pursue. We are constantly striving to provide our postgraduates with the best possible teaching, research facilities and support services. We have over £24 million in postgraduate student support and scholarships available to enable the most talented postgraduates from across the world to realise their potential with us.
Being a Birmingham postgraduate means working and developing alongside world-leading academics, with outstanding training and development opportunities at your fingertips. A postgraduate degree from Birmingham is therefore much more than a continuation from your previous studies: it is a real investment in your future.
Birmingham boasts one of the most extensive portfolios of postgraduate courses in the UK and stands at the forefront of national and international research. With over 350 taught postgraduate programmes and a wealth of world-leading research opportunities to choose from, whether you are searching for a research degree or a taught postgraduate programme, we can help you make an informed choice.
University of Birmingham can be found on stand 1
The University of Bristol has a long history of attracting the brightest and most gifted individuals from across the world. Our students study amongst the best in their field, in a supportive and stimulating environment recognised globally for its academic excellence.
The University of Bristol is among the UK’s finest research universities, occupying a spot in the top 5 for research quality and recognised as having a major impact on society and the economy (REF 2014). We are one of the top 40 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2015), and our historical and innovative central campus pins together some of Bristol’s most popular districts.
Beautiful, cosmopolitan and vibrant, Bristol is the South West's leading city. Arts, sport, green spaces and community activities thrive within its boundaries, and it has won an array of accolades including ‘best UK city to live in’ (The Times, 2014).
University of Bristol can be found on stand 44
University of Cambridge Judge Business School can be found on stand 8
A centre of academic excellence for more than 400 years, the University of Edinburgh is consistently among the top 50 universities in the world and ranked 19th in this year’s QS World University Rankings.
Joining the University as a postgraduate researcher gives you a unique opportunity to work with some of the most influential academics in your chosen field. All our students benefit from the strong research environment that informs our degrees and from our commitment to high-quality, innovative teaching. The latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience, and with 100% of our academic departments producing world-leading research, the latest Research Excellence Framework placed us top in Scotland.
The University is located at the heart of Edinburgh, one of Europe’s great cultural hubs. It is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK, with over 35,000 students from some 140 countries. Your postgraduate experience will be supported and enhanced by the wealth of resources and opportunities that a university of our size can offer.
University of Edinburgh can be found on stand 13
We are Essex, a close-knit, supportive and welcoming community, with a powerful and pioneering global outlook. With over 12,000 students from more than 130 different countries – we’re one of the most internationally diverse universities.
As one of the top 2% of universities in the world, we’re proud to have 50 years of excellence in research and education.
At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment. Our trailblazing research is placed in the top 20 in the UK (REF 2014), top 5 for social science, and housing the highest-rated politics department in the country since national assessments began. Don’t just take it from us though. We’re loved by our students too, who’ve voted us top 10 in the UK for student satisfaction for three years in a row.
If you’re up for a challenge and want to make a real difference. Welcome home.
University of Essex can be found on stand 48
University of Exeter can be found on stand 23
In the top 1% of world universities, the University of Glasgow is a research powerhouse, immensely proud of its past but focused on an exciting future. Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow has a long-established global reputation for excellence. The University is internationally recognised as a leading centre of teaching and research, with 81% of our research being recognised as ‘internationally excellent’ and 31% of all research judged to be ‘world leading’ (REF2014).
With over 2000 active researchers and annual research earnings of over £181M, you will join a vibrant and diverse community of over 7000 postgraduate students and be taught by passionate academics, among the best in the world, and renowned for their leading edge research.
University of Glasgow can be found on stand 47
Kent is one of the country’s most dynamic universities. Established in 1965, we have over 19,000 students studying at campuses in the picturesque south-east of England and continental-European sites in Brussels, Paris and Athens and Rome.
We have an established reputation for the quality of our research, confirmed by our excellent performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. We are ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity, 97% of our research is of international quality and our score for research power has increased by 59%, the third largest increase of the top 50 research intensive universities. The University is a major educational, economic and cultural force throughout its region with well-established external networks and partnerships around the world.
In what has been a fantastic year for Kent, we have been shortlisted in two categories by the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards – University of the Year 2015 and Outstanding Support for Students. We perform consistently well in the UK national league tables, ranked 16th in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2016. Our students are our best advocates and are among the UK’s most satisfied with their academic experience. They consistently rate Kent as offering one of the best student experiences in the country and, in the 2015 National Student Survey we achieved the fifth equal highest score in the ‘overall satisfaction’ category.
University of Kent can be found on stand 43
The University of Leicester School of Business offer distinct and relevant MSc courses, an excellent PhD research programme as well as distance learning courses.
We are proud to be a CFA® Program Partner of the CFA Institute and an Academic Partner of GARP, allowing you to boost your Masters qualification.
Our prestigious Bloomberg terminals enable you to access financial news including real-time stock quotes with two of our students winning the 2014 Bloomberg competition.
All of our PhD students are allocated a personal desk with computer and communal space. We have a Student Support Manager for economics careers advice and extra support as well as a Reception open all year round.
Our postgraduate entry requirements include a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area. Courses start every September with applications submitted throughout most of the year.
To find out more, please contact us…
University of Leicester School of Business can be found on stand 19
University of Nottingham can be found on stand 2
As an internationally renowned institution and one of the UK’s leading research-based universities, we offer an excellent environment for your postgraduate studies. Our diverse community of over 7,500 postgraduates benefits from:
University of Reading can be found on stand 46
University of Salford can be found on stand 49
University of Southampton can be found on stand 10
Profile coming soon.
University of Surrey can be found on stand 37
Warwick is a campus university with a cosmopolitan student community. We consistently rank among the UK top ten in national university league tables, and are rapidly climbing international tables. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) placed Warwick 7th among UK research universities, meaning you’ll learn alongside academics at the cusp of new thinking.
By making our starting point ‘anything is possible’, we offer you opportunities to follow your professional, academic and personal ambitions. In 2015/16 we allocated £33 million in scholarship funding, to help outstanding students access the next level of their career and academic success. Few universities have more employable graduates. We’re the third most targeted university by the UK’s top 100 graduate employers (The Graduate Market in 2016, High Flyers Research) and are one of the top 20 universities in the world for our reputation with employers (QS World University Rankings 2015/16)
University of Warwick can be found on stand 4
Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York opened in 1963 with just 230 students. Since then we have become one of the world's leading universities, carving out a reputation as an academic powerhouse where a clear focus on excellence has secured national and international recognition alongside longer established institutions.
York offers a range of postgraduate taught and research programmes in arts, humanities, science and social sciences. York has an excellent reputation for its friendly and welcoming campus, strengthened by the collegiate system which encourages inclusivity and a valuable sense of community. York is one of a few UK universities with a separate association just for postgraduates. The Graduate Students’ Association organise social activities and offer impartial academic and welfare support.
The university offers a range of awards from scholarships directly funded by the University to those funded by UK Research Councils.
Visit our website to find out more about the range of taught programmes, research and distance learning programmes offered at York.
University of York can be found on stand 15