TalkPostgrad Advice & Opinion


Welcome to our TalkPostgrad pages. Here you will find a series of articles that we hope will help you think about the process of finding, choosing and applying for postgraduate study and funding, for both masters and PhD level.

For articles relating specifically to masters courses, take a look at TalkPostgrad on MastersCompare


1. Loooking for Postgraduate Information
2. Choosing your postgraduate course
3. Getting the most from Postgraduate Fairs
4. Postgraduate Funding 1: Funding from Universities
5. Postgraduate Funding 2: Funding from Charities
6. Applying for a PhD or other Doctorate
7. If you can't visit the University, how else can you talk to them?
8. Working and studying for a PhD
9. Costs of studying for a PhD
10. Settling into PhD Life - Tips for students
Postgraduate study after the EU Referendum: what now? See our latest article.
12. Postgraduate Loan Scheme 2016 Q and A
13. What Universities Offer PhD Students
14. The Impact of the EU Referendum on Postgraduate Study in the UK

If you think we've missed anything out or there's anything else you'd like to know about, please let us know on

Written by current or prospective PhD students, hear about their journey into postgraduate and experience as a PhD student.

1. My unexpected journey from undergraduate to PhD

2. Returning to higher education to study for a PhD

3. How I found my PhD funding

4. My search for a PhD

5 Juggling a PhD with other commitments

6. My Media, Arts and Technology PhD

7. It's never too late to start a PhD

8. How I found my PhD - twice!

For specifically Masters related Student Voice articles, have a look at our Student Voices on MastersCompare.

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We post regular articles covering different stages of the process for PhD and Masters students, aspects of postgraduate student life, notifications about funding as it's posted on PostgraduateStudentships and major course updates on MastersCompare, as well as interesting postgraduate news stories that catch our eye.

So join our discussions, let us know your views on considering Masters study, ask any questions you may have, chat to other students and share our news on our TalkPostgrad Facebook and Twitter pages.

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