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The Postgraduate Experts
In 2019 alone, we generated in excess of 3 million student enquiries and referrals for our advertisers.

About

FindAUniversity are experts in everything postgraduate. Since 2001, we’ve been passionate about helping colleagues in the higher education sector to meet their postgraduate recruitment targets.

As market leaders in the UK, we combine our reputation for excellent customer service and innovation with an integrated approach to delivering effective student recruitment campaigns. We're genuinely very proud of what we've achieved so far, helping many thousands of students to find their perfect postgraduate degree. Our vision to develop our platforms and build an engaged online community, whilst continuing to grow our portfolio of study events, puts us in a strong position to build for the future.

The FindAUniversity offices are located in the United Kingdom, in a beautiful open plan Grade II listed former cutlery works in the heart of Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter. Easy to get to and surrounded by some of Sheffield's best independent shops, cafes & bars.


"Having worked with FindAUniversity for five years, I’ve never received anything but exceptional customer service, seamless campaign management, and successful results for a host of different clients. They are an absolute staple on any postgraduate campaign I plan.”

Oona Venermo | Client Partner | Penna

Advertising

"We appreciate their professional approach to our campaigns and their understanding of the market as a whole."

“FindAUniversity’s customer service is second to none, and the statistics they provide make it clear how things are performing and what’s working well. We’ve also found that FindAUniversity websites reach more prospective students than competitors. 10/10 would recommend.”

Phil Etherington | Student Recruitment Officer (Postgraduate) | University of Reading


Do you need an advertising platform dedicated to generating high-quality leads for postgraduate student recruitment?

Choose FindAUniversity’s flagship postgraduate programme directories and portfolio of postgraduate study fairs to raise your profile with prospective students globally. With an average of 1.3 million online visitors each month, and over 7,500 study fair attendees annually, can you afford to miss out?

Get in touch and see what we can do for you.

Tel: +44(0)114 268 4940 | Email: [email protected]


Events

FindAUniversity delivers some of the UK's busiest on-campus postgraduate study fairs attracting thousands of top quality students every year.

In addition to our postgraduate website portfolio, we also work in partnership with leading universities to deliver a series of the UK’s largest and busiest postgraduate study fairs which boast some of the highest attendance figures in the UK. We also hold our own Postgraduate Marketing Conference which offers individuals working in higher education marketing and recruitment role the opportunity to network with colleagues and learn from thought provoking case studies and keynote speakers.

Marketing Conferences

DATE
TBC

FindAUniversity Marketing Conference

Postponed until 2021 | London

The FindAUniversity Marketing Conference enables delegates to discover effective ways to reach and attract postgraduate students through innovative case study sessions and practical insights from leading professionals in the Higher Education marketing sector.

Contact our events team for more information.

DATE
TBC

FindAUniversity PG Marketing Conference Webinar Series

January 2021 date TBC | Online

Whilst we're not able to run our physical Marketing Conferences this year, we're delighted to bring you our new FREE webinar series so you can gain insight from our high-profile speakers online.

Contact our events team for more information.


Postgraduate Fairs

DATES TBC

PhD LIVE Virtual Study Fair

Dates and location TBC for 2021

Our PhD LIVE PhD Study & Funding fairs are a unique mix of PhD experts, universities, research councils, current PhD students, funding and study abroad advisors. Our PhD LIVE Virtual Study Fair 2020 attracted in excess of 2,000 visitors over the two days.

Contact our events team for more information.

DATES
TBC

FindAMasters Virtual Study Fair

Dates and location TBC for 2021

Our FindAMasters Virtual Study fair offers our exhibitors the opportunity to promote their full-range of Masters programmes to a large and high-quality worldwide student audience.

Contact our events team for more information.

Nov
2021

Russell Group Universities Postgraduate Study Roadshow

Dates and locations TBC for 2021

Open exclusively to Russell Group Universities, and typically attended by all 24, this five day on-campus Masters & PhD Study Roadshow attracts over 2,000 visitors each year.

Contact our events team for more information.

TBC
2021

Postgrad LIVE

Dates and location TBC for 2021

Our Postgrad LIVE fairs are brilliant opportunities to promote your full-range of Masters & PhD opportunities to quality students all around the UK. Held in association with the host city’s universities, these fairs typically attract over 2,500 visitors and over 210 exhibitors.

Contact our events team for more information.


We’d welcome any approaches from universities who might be interested in partnering with us to host any of our future postgraduate study fairs. Please feel free to contact us for more information.

Exhibitor Feedback

“Over 200 students visited our booth within three days, most of whom were very engaged and left their contact info. Attending was a big commitment for an international university like us, but definitely worth coming all the way.”

Kanako Aono | Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University


‘A tremendously well organised event in a spacious, bright venue bringing in a great amount of quality students.’

University of Liverpool, Russell Group Postgraduate Study Roadshow 2018


‘Superb customer service. The staff could not be more helpful, both during study fairs and prior to these events.’

University of Cambridge, Postgrad LIVE! 2018


‘The organization of these events are by far the best I have experienced. The locations were well chosen, well attended and very well managed. I always had a member of the team available if I needed anything and felt confident that they would assist with any queries or issues I had – which I didn’t!’

Swiss Education Group, Postgrad LIVE! 2018


‘Phenomenal attendance - we spoke to many more high quality students than at any other events!’

University of Southampton, FindAPhD LIVE! 2018


Want to know more?

Contact our dedicated events team for more information about attending our Marketing Conference or exhibiting at any of our postgraduate study fairs.

Tel: +44(0)114 268 4940

Email: [email protected]

Scholarship competition

Since 2012 we’ve awarded nearly £100,000 in funding to future Masters and PhD students through our popular scholarships scheme. From 2020 our scholarship winners will document their first year of postgrad study with blogs and video content, giving our audience unique insights into their journey.

Sites

Launched in 2004, FindAMasters.com has grown to attract more than 700,000 monthly visitors and currently lists over 22,000 Masters and MBA programmes.

Visit FindAMasters website

Launched in 2001, FindAPhD.com attracts more than 600,000 monthly visitors and currently lists over 4,500 research projects and programmes.

Visit FindAPhD website

FindAnMBA lists thousands of MBA and business Masters courses offered by institutions from around the world, including a wide range of international and online programmes.

Visit FindAnMBA website

PostgraduateFunding.com brings together small top-up grants, travel bursaries, exchange programme funding, living cost grants, fee waivers and Masters funding into a central, searchable directory.

Visit PostgraduateFunding.com website

Professional Doctorates offer advanced training for professionals, and are rapidly growing in popularity. FindAProfessionalDoctorate.com is a dedicated site listing programmes on everything from “public health” to “fine art”.

Visit FindAProfessionalDoctorate.com website

After completing your PhD, the next step is often a postdoctoral position, and that’s where FindAPostDoc.com can help! This popular site attracts many visitors looking for the latest vacancies in their field.

Visit FindAPostDoc.com website

Our postgraduate forum is a great way for prospective, current and past postgraduate students to interact, ask questions and find out what it's really like to take on a Masters or a PhD

Visit PostgraduateForum.com website

Team

"I’ve worked with the team at FindAUniversity for many years. I can’t put into words how great they are!"

Directors

Associate Directors

Account Management

Client Services

Events & Marketing

Web Development

Content

Design

Accounts & Administration

Careers

Do you want to help us communicate with over a million students a month?

Company Benefits

26 days annual leave

In addition to all UK public holidays (includes 3 between Christmas/New Year).

Shower facilities

Run or cycle into work without the fear of smelling in front of your colleagues.

Company pension scheme

Includes employer contributions after 18 months.

Annual performance review

With that all-important salary review.

Flexible hours

Flexi-time system to help you fit in those hair/dentist/gym appointments.

A great, social working environment

As much tea and coffee as you can drink, and regular fully subsidised staff nights out.

Wellbeing

Offering free Pilates and mindfulness sessions each week, we’re committed to the wellbeing of our employees.

Cycle to work scheme

Save money on the cost of a new bike (and make use of our secure parking facilities).

Health cover

Our plan includes a range of healthcare benefits, from optical to dental treatment. You’ll also have access to an exclusive rewards site with great discounts from hundreds of retailers.

Charity fund matching

Running a marathon or completing a challenge for charity? We’ll match your fundraising up to £500.

Free lunch EVERY Friday

Why not? It's Friday!

Office pets

Some crazy fish and a very friendly gerbil.

City centre location

Right by the train/bus/tram stations and great for popping into town during lunch.


What's it like to work for FindAUniversity?


Positions Available

Events Assistant (maternity cover) | 11-month contract | Starting 4/1/21

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Who are we?

FindAUniversity Ltd. are experts in everything postgraduate. We combine our reputation for excellent customer service and innovation with an integrated approach to delivering effective student recruitment campaigns for our clients. We're genuinely very proud of what we do - helping many thousands of students find their perfect postgraduate degree. Our vision is to develop our platforms to build an engaged online community, whilst continuing to grow our portfolio of high-profile B2C study fairs and B2B events.


Where do we live?

In a stunning three-floor warehouse conversion in the heart of Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter. Easy to get to (just a seven-minute walk to the bus/train station) with Sheffield's best independent shops, cafes and bars on the doorstep. During the coronavirus pandemic we have been working from home with great success, and we will ensure that the successful candidate is able to work from home, or the office, as appropriate / requested by UK government guidelines.


What’s the job?

The successful candidate will join our extremely busy Marketing & Events team, and will assist the planning, sales and delivery of commercial and student events, including sales support, exhibitor liaison and logistics.


What type of person are we looking for?

The right candidate will be bright, determined and high-energy; able to roll their sleeves up, take on multiple responsibilities, and have a strong desire to positively contribute to the success of the team.

You should be self-motivated, proactive, and most importantly, able to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Experience working in the higher education sector would be an advantage but is not essential.


Person specification

  • Strong time-management, organisational and administrative skills, with a keen eye for details and the ability to multitask, prioritise workload and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Strong communication, teamwork and negotiation skills.
  • Problem-solving skills, diplomacy, and a flexible approach.
  • Plenty of enthusiasm and creativity with the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Personable, presentable and articulate.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Recent qualification in, or experience of, events management (desirable).

What will you be doing?

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Supporting the team with the successful planning, delivery and evaluation of our postgraduate student recruitment and business to business events both on and offline.
  • Selling sponsorship/stand/physical & virtual exhibition space to potential exhibitors/partners.
  • Liaising and building relationships with both customers and external suppliers.
  • Exhibitor liaison: responding to queries, sending booking forms, collating exhibitor requirements and post-event feedback, troubleshooting, and generally ensuring we maintain our high levels of excellent customer service, and quality event delivery both on and offline.
  • Website & email copywriting.
  • Event packing and organisation.

Nature of work will require occasional travel & overnight stays.


What are we like to work for?

Collaborative, creative, ambitious and driven best describes us. You will be joining a strong and growing team with great chemistry who are passionate about what they do and always go the extra mile to reach their objectives.


How much?

£17,000 – £19,000 a year (dependent on experience).


Company benefits

  • Company pension scheme.
  • 23 days annual leave, plus three days between Christmas & New Year.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Shower facilities.
  • City centre location.
  • Annual performance review.
  • A social working environment (as much tea and coffee as you can drink, free lunch EVERY Friday and staff nights out).

What's next?

If you're interested in coming to work with us, please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think this is the job for you, and how you meet our person specification to [email protected]

Applications without a covering letter will not be considered.


Application deadline: Friday 27 November 2020.

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who are authorised to work for any UK employer.


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £17,000.00 to £19,000.00 /year

Education: Bachelor's (preferred)


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Contact

How to Find Us

By Road: From the M1 (junction 33), follow signs for city centre, then follow signs to the train station.

By Rail: Our offices are a 5 minute walk from the Sheffield train station (see map below)


Address

FindAUniversity Ltd

77 Sidney St
Sheffield
S1 4RG
UK

Tel: +44 (0)114 268 4940
Fax: +44 (0)114 268 5766
Email: [email protected]


Press/Media Enquiries

For Higher Education press enquiries and expert comment/opinion, please contact Andy Pritchard, Managing Director:

Email: [email protected]
Tel: +44 (0)114 268 4940



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