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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 18 Aug '21

What Do Postgraduate Students Think About "Quality"? – Postgraduate Pulse Update for August

Our Pulse data reveals high confidence in the quality of Masters and PhD opportunities, despite the ongoing pandemic.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 30 Jul '21

September Starts, Rising Confidence & Alumni Choices – Postgraduate Pulse Update for July 2021

Our latest postgraduate data indicates the beginnings of a shift towards 2022 courses, plus some interesting results on whether students will consider their current university for a Masters or PhD.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 30 Jun '21

Coronavirus and International Study Choice – PGT Pulse Update for June 2021

Are individual countries' experiences of the coronavirus pandemic having an impact on interest from prospective international postgraduates? We've taken a look using our Pulse data.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 18 May '21

Taking the Pulse of PhD Recruitment in Spring 2021

We've begun adding PGR data to our Pulse insights tracker. Mark takes a sneak peak at the results so far.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 13 Apr '21

Taking the Pulse of Postgraduate Recruitment in 2021 (and Beyond)

Get a preview of our new PGT Pulse insight tool, powered by FindAMasters, and find out how to access results from over 13,000 prospective students so far.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 18 Nov '20

Why We Need to be Talking – and Listening – to Prospective Masters Students Right Now

FindAUniversity's Head of Content, Dr Mark Bennett introduces the plans for our 2021 Future Masters Student Survey.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 20 Aug '20

UKRI PhD Funding to be Extended to International Students

UKRI have announced that international students will become eligible for its funded PhD studentships from 2021/22. We've looked at the detail and why it matters so much,

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 20 Aug '20

COVID-19 and Postgraduate Taught Recruitment: Motivations, Concerns and Future Opportunities

Our report reveals the impact of the coronavirus on Masters study intentions for UK, EU and International students, with information on motivations, obstacles and preferred options for study in 2020-21 and beyond.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 5 Aug '20

Why Postgraduate Student Finance is Confusing - And What You Can Do to Help Prospective Students With It

Postgraduate student loans can look deceptively similar to undergraduate loans - which is a problem. Here's what universities can do to help empathise and engage with students seeking to fund a Masters degree.

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 by Mark Bennett
, posted on 1 Jul '20

The Worst of Times, or the Best of Times? Reasons to be Positive About International PGT Recruitment

International students still want to study UK Masters degrees this year. So, can they? And will they?

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