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Here you'll find higher education commentary and analysis from the team behind FindAMasters and FindAPhD: covering marketing and recruitment trends, policy and funding news, and insight from the front-line of postgraduate IAG.


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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 9 Oct '19

What do International PhD Students Want? – Insights from the 2019 PhD Study Survey

What do students look for in an international PhD? And what distinguishes the motivations of mobile students from those studying in their home country? We've taken a look at some early insights from the 2019 PhD Study Survey.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 9 Apr '19

5 Key Issues Facing Postgraduate Recruitment in 2019

New finance, new international policies and new regulator interest are all set to have an impact on postgraduate marketing and recruitment. Our editor picks out five key details.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 25 Jan '19

What do Prospective PhD Students Think About the F-word?

Ahead of a UKCGE presentation on the new doctoral loans, our editor draws on some new data to consider prospective PhD students' attitudes to funding.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 20 Feb '18

The 'Major Review' - What (If Anything) Will it Mean for Postgraduate Study?

Theresa May has finally announced the terms of her 'major review' of university fees and funding. Our editor asks if this indicates a likely direction of travel for postgraduate education.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 10 Oct '17

Postgraduate Repayment Thresholds: Lack of a Rise Could be a Real Downer

The repayment threshold will begin to rise for undergraduate student finance, but not for the new postgraduate Masters and doctoral loans.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 1 Nov '16

A Quiet Revolution: UK Postgraduate Loans in 2017 and Beyond

The value of postgraduate Masters loans is rising to £10,280 and further schemes are planned across the UK next year. We’ve taken a look at the postgraduate finance landscape from 2017-18 and explained what providers and students need to know.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 13 Oct '16

Brexit and UK Higher Education – the Elephant Stampedes Across the Conference Room

Our editor looks at some of the announcements coming out of the 2016 Conservative Party Conference and considers their impact on postgraduate study.

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