Thinking about studying for a PhD?

A postgraduate research degree from the University of Leicester – a top 30 UK University*, is a great way to boost your career prospects. Working closely with a supervisor, you can make a real difference in your field with original research that demonstrates passion, commitment and expertise.

In October and November, the University of Leicester is running a series of weekly webinars for anyone considering doctoral study. The webinars will explore just what a PhD is and why it might be the right option for you, post-graduation. Subsequent webinars will consider the financial side of doctoral study, how to find a supervisor, and the application process. The webinars will take place between 2.00pm and 3.00pm each Wednesday on Microsoft Teams. There will be lots of opportunities to ask questions.


What is a PhD?  – Wednesday 13 October, 2.00 – 3.00pm

Funding a PhD   – Wednesday 20 October, 2.00 – 3.00pm

Choosing a PhD & Finding a Supervisor – Wednesday 27 October, 2.00 – 3.00pm

Applying for a PhD – Wednesday 3 November, 2.00 – 3.00pm

To book, simply register and select the webinars you are interested in and we’ll email you the joining links. You can join us each week for all of the webinars or just for some of them – it’s totally up to you!


You can also find out about PhD opportunities at Leicester at

*A top 30 UK University (The Guardian University guide 2022)