Tag Archives: further study

Considering further study? Your person statement is key to success.

Over 20% of PPLS students will go on to further study of some sort after graduation. Your personal statement is key to success in securing a place on your preferred course. And now here at the Careers Service we’ve developed … Continue reading

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Thinking of postgrad study? You’ve just got another course-search tool!

Around 25% of PPLS undergraduates go on to further study of some sort after graduation – coudl be vocational – teaching, library and information management, translation, or academic, a Masters (sometime straight to PhD even) related your undergraduate degree disciple. Most of … Continue reading

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PhD? Academic career? What’s it really like…..?

….we’ve just made it easier for you to find out! We’ve put together a collection of short videos of PhD students and academics at Edinburgh discussing the following: What is an academic career all about? – different activities, roles and challenges. … Continue reading

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All the fun of the Fair…graduate jobs, internships and more…

  Tuesday 24th May sees the EGRF (Edinburgh Graduate Recruitment Fair) roll into town at the Pleasance Sports Centre. PPLS finalist? still looking for a graduate role or course? This is an essential event if you’re looking for graduate work, further study … Continue reading

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jobs.ac.uk – a great website for PPLS students, for so many reasons – not just academic jobs……

  I’ve long been a fan of jobs.ac.uk, not just for its academic and research opportunities both UK and worldwide, but also for its jobs in the wider HE context (Careers Service roles included!) And now it just got better! … Continue reading

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Contemplating a PhD in Psychology – read before you apply…..! (advice also pertinent to other subjects……..)

I’m very grateful to my colleague who happened upon the web pages of Alex Wood, an Honorary Professor of Psychology at Manchester, as well as being a Professor of Psychology at Stirling, amongst other things! He has written very thought-provoking advice for … Continue reading

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Funding for further study – a new resource to ease the pain…….

Many of you will be aware that it’s often much easier to get a place on a post-grad course, than to find any funding to do it. The lucky few will get scholarships and full funding via the research councils,  university scholarships etc. … Continue reading

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