Postgraduate study

So you want to study in the USA?

If you’re thinking about continuing your studies – or indeed returning to academia – at postgraduate level, you might be considering the USA as an option. Here are some key tips to keep in mind as you start researching courses, supervisors, institutions and locations. Reputation, reputation, reputation.  From the World University Rankings by Times Higher Education and the QS World Rankings to a host […]


How to prepare if you’re starting a master’s soon

If you’ve got as far as choosing to study a master’s programme it’s fairly safe to assume that you have strong interest in the subject you’re studying. Prepare If you’re keen to prepare in advance for the course, you could contact the department administrator and ask if they can recommend any pre reading/work. Also, keep an eye out for news […]


Thinking of doing a PhD? How do you know if it’s right for you?

A PhD can certainly be a rewarding experience but it’s tough and takes a few years, so think through carefully before making the decision to apply. Are you interested enough? Refining and focusing on a single research topic for PhD level study requires commitment. You’re expected to produce original research that makes a contribution to the body of knowledge in your discipline, […]


Taught master’s vs research master’s

If you’ve decided that postgraduate study is right for you, your research has probably already shown you there are a wide range of courses available! One of the decisions you might be making is whether to do a taught or a research master’s. If you are looking at both then there are a few points to consider. Taught master’s A […]


10 tips for master’s applications

Writing a master’s application is very similar to applications for most jobs. Generally you will complete a form with your basic details, and then write a personal statement detailing why you should be accepted. For that reason, master’s applications should be considered as seriously as an application for a job you really want. It can be hard to know where to start, […]


Thinking about postgraduate study?

Thinking about applying for postgraduate study? There are many good reasons to take this step but it’s a big decision with time and financial implications. You’ll need to consider lots of factors so here are a few points to help you get started: Where do you want to study? It’s important to research different institutions and think about your criteria. […]


So you’re thinking about a PhD? 5 tips for prospective PhDs

Ever wondered what it’s like doing a PhD? Is doing further research something you’re thinking about now you’re clarifying your dissertation topic and thinking about life after your master’s? Here Mia Certo, an MPhil/PhD candidate in International Relations at LSE, shares her five top tips for things you need to think about if the prospect of doing a PhD sounds appealing. 1. […]


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Case study masterclasses with former Bain consultant

Starts: 9 Nov 2018 9:30 AM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2019 11:30 AM
A series of masterclasses with an Ana Hernandez Rubio (an experienced management consultant) to help you improve your case study performance. You must have a case study interview coming up in order to book a place.

Working in the UK after studies – Options for International Students

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The International Student Visa Advice Team (ISVAT) will be running the event 'Working in the UK after studies – Options for International Students'. The session will consist of a presentation covering various types of work visas and Q&A at the end.

Skills Seminar: How to Shine at Interview - Top Tips on video and face to face interviews

Starts: 16 Jan 2019 3:00 PM
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How to shine at interviews. Covering everything from preparation, structuring answers and leaving a lasting impression, the workshop is designed to provide you with all the information you need to shine at interview.

Coffee Morning: Careers in International Development

Starts: 18 Jan 2019 8:30 AM
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This coffee morning is for students aspiring to work in International Development Consultancies, Charities and NGOs, and is open to all degree disciplines. Come and learn what it takes to succeed in this sector from those in the know.

One-off volunteering: Young at Heart

Starts: 18 Jan 2019 5:00 PM
Finishes: 18 Jan 2019 9:30 PM
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Coin Street are looking for warm and friendly volunteers to join their team for the annual seniors party, Young at Heart 2018. Your role will be to welcome guests, take coats, help serve a delicious dinner and support the cleaning and tidying up.

Discover ID: How to find a volunteer role in international development

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
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Are you interested in volunteering in international development? Come along to this panel event investigating how to find an opportunity.

Skills seminar: Law interviews: How to prepare and perform well

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 1:00 PM
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Interviews and assessment centres are the final part of law firms’ recruitment processes. This workshop will give you information on the different tasks usually involved, as well as hints and tips on how to prepare well for vacation scheme and training contract interviews.

Mayor's Entrepreneur Workshop 3

Starts: 23 Jan 2019 2:00 PM
Finishes: 23 Jan 2019 4:30 PM
A workshop for current London students or recent graduates from a London university or college.

Discover ID: Government Aid - panel 1

Starts: 24 Jan 2019 6:00 PM
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The first of four Discover International Development panels focusing on government aid agencies.

Careers Cafe: SEI Investments (Europe) Limited

Starts: 28 Jan 2019 12:00 PM
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