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The TARGETcourses Postgraduate Study & Funding Fair Midlands 2014 is the only postgraduate fair covering all of the Midlands.
Now in its ninth year, this highly regarded fair is an excellent forum for students to have discussions with representatives from institutions of higher education who are seeking to fill their postgraduate course places for 2014/15, as well as to receive exclusive advice and news on funding postgraduate degrees.
The University of Birmingham are proud to host the TARGETcourses Postgraduate Study and Funding Fair Midlands in the Great Hall, part of the Aston Webb building located on the main campus.
The Great Hall is the University of Birmingham's most prestigious venue, hosting many of the University's primary events throughout the academic calendar; It also lends it's splendour to private and corporate functions and televised events including the 2010 General Election Leaders Debate and the Antiques Road Show.
How to get there
The event is easily accessible on the University of Birmingham campus in Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Aston Webb Building
University of Birmingham
The University train station is a short five minute walk from the venue. You can find a campus map here.
You can find directions to the campus here.
We will reimburse reasonable travel expenses for students getting to the fair via public transport. The amount we will reimburse depends on where you normally study (see below).
You can claim for your reimbursement on the day. In order to do so you must provide the following documentation:
- University ID card
- Travel receipts, inc. a VAT receipt.
Failure to provide these documents will result in travel reimbursement being refused. Only the value of your travel shown on the receipts will be paid.
Students who attend the event will be provided with a free lunch voucher to spend at selected food outlets on campus at the University of Birmingham.
These lunch vouchers are subject to availability and will be given on a first come, first serve basis. If you want to be sure of getting a free lunch, arrive at the event early.
The vouchers will have a fixed value and there is no cash alternative.
Exhibitors at the fair will include:
Established in 1872, Aberystwyth University is a traditional, research-led institution and consistently voted one of the best universities for student satisfaction. We have over 150 PhD, Research, taught Masters and short courses available in all our department which have been highly graded for their research and teaching. Aberystwyth, set in beautiful mid Wales, provides a safe and friendly place to study. In the 2012 i-graduate survey Aberystwyth University was noted as having one of the top five Graduate Schools in the world. Read more...
Aston University – Aston Business School
Study at one of only 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation. Aston MSc programmes are designed to give you the skills needed to succeed in today’s competitive environment. Have your master plan ready and make your next career move happen in 2014. Read more...
Aston University – School of Life & Health Sciences
Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce.
Aston’s four Schools of Study offer a range of postgraduate degree programmes. The University is consistently ranked in the UK’s top 40 universities confirming our place amongst the elite. Read more...
Bath Spa University
Bath Spa University is a leading educational institution in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through innovative teaching we provide a high quality student experience. Based in a world heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, we ensure that our graduates are socially engaged citizens. Read more...
Birmingham City University
Birmingham City University offers a broad range of flexible full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, research degrees and professional development programmes. With around 23,500 students, Birmingham City University is a major UK university – and one of the most dynamic in the sector. Proudly based in Birmingham, the UK’s second city, you will find a vibrant and diverse learning community that is supported by world-class research, cutting edge teaching and enviable links to business and industry.
Visit our stand to find out more. Read more...
BU is a vibrant, dynamic and innovative institution and over 17,500 students choose to study with us each year. Of these, more than 1,800 are international students from 130 countries, creating a lively and diverse culture. Read more...
BPP Professional Education
For over 35 years, BPP Professional Education has been helping people realise their ambition. Focusing on employability and career-progression, we provide a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and professional programmes. Our track record speaks for itself; we train over 75 of the FTSE 100 companies and over 30,000 accountants. Read more...
Cardiff Law School
Cardiff Law School offers every aspect of training you need to qualify as a solicitor or barrister – whether or not law was your first degree. We have experienced tutors, qualified as solicitors or barristers, and maintain strong links with the legal profession.
Our teaching, pastoral care and careers support are highly rated and our flexible schemes enable you to both study and undertake outside work. Come to Cardiff Law School to study GDL, LPC, BPTC and LLM in Legal Practice – the complete legal education is available at Cardiff. Read more...
Cardiff Metropolitan University (UWIC)
Located in an exciting, modern European capital city, Cardiff Metropolitan University is a global university. We are continually investing in our students' future and provide education and training opportunities that are accessible, flexible and of the highest quality to students from over 140 countries worldwide. Read more...
Cardiff is a successful, thriving and cosmopolitan university with a long history of service and achievement and an international reputation for high quality teaching and research. The University offers high academic standards, modern facilities, a friendly environment and a strong focus on the needs of students. Read more...
College of Estate Management
Have you considered a career as a property professional working in property, land or construction?
The College of Estate Management can help you achieve this with our specifically designed online distance learning degrees. Study whilst working.
Our range of RICS Accredited Masters programmes help you specialise in your chosen area, and equips you with the professional skills and academic knowledge required to carve out a successful career in a global business. Read more...
Postgraduate students at Coventry University also have the unique opportunity to register on an exclusive extra curricular Global Leaders Programme to enhance leadership potential and enable students to operate successfully in a global organisation. Particular highlights include insightful lectures from business leaders, trips to visit industry both in the UK and internationally and many opportunities for networking and improving communication skills. Read more...
Cranfield is a specialist postgraduate university, with a global reputation for high quality teaching and research and exceptional facilities. We offer master’s and research degrees across our areas of expertise in aerospace, automotive, defence and security, energy, environment, health, manufacturing and management. Our business connections with global partners including Boeing, Rolls-Royce, Unilever and Shell ensure our graduates are industry-ready and in demand across the globe.
We are making a difference in the real world. Read more...
De Montfort University
Choose De Montfort University and you’ll be joining a creative and professional student community. Our postgraduates benefit from academic teaching which directly complements industry experience and is informed by world-leading research, ensuring our courses are relevant to today’s industry.
You can study a postgraduate taught, professional or research-based course, some of which include full-time, part-time and distance learning options. Read more...
Edge Hill University
By choosing to undertake your postgraduate studies with us, you can be assured that we are committed to your academic career, professional profile and personal circumstances.
Offering PGCEs across Primary, Early Years, Secondary and Post Compulsory as well as a wide variety of Taught Masters and Research. Read more...
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides information about studying and researching at German institutions of higher education, as well as funding. Scholarships are available for all disciplines.
Please check our website and the specific scholarship schemes for deadlines and requirements.
Glasgow School of Art
The Glasgow School of Art is internationally recognised as one of Europe’s leading university-level institutions for the visual creative disciplines. At the GSA the studio creates the environment for inter-disciplinarity, peer learning, critical enquiry, experimentation and prototyping and we see postgraduate study as a natural progression for the committed artist, designer, architect and theorist determined to make their way in professional practice and research. Glasgow is home to a creative community that is internationally-focused and globally recognised. The community you become a part of at GSA will last you a lifetime.
Welcome to Guardian Students - featuring live chats with experts, the latest news and policy changes, blogging students and much more. Come and visit us to find out about Guardian Students and discover how we can help you to find the right postgraduate course though our innovative Course Match. You can also pick up a copy of today’s Guardian.
IE Business School
Recognized as one of the world’s top business schools, IE Business School, with its central Madrid campus, boasts students from over 90 countries in its Master programs taught by a faculty of more than 400 professors. Innovative online and face-to-face formats are used, where students exchange knowledge and experiences with 40,000 graduates in 100 countries. IE shapes leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset who promote innovation and social wellbeing.
INTO University Partnerships
Studying in China with INTO gives you access to top-ranked Chinese universities whilst experiencing a fully supported modern living and learning environment.
The universities offer undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, taught in English, across a range of different subject areas and disciplines. Degrees are validated and awarded by the university as BA, BSc, MA or MSc honours.
The Irish University Group
Keele University is renowned for its exciting approach to higher education, beautiful campus and supportive community. Keele is currently ranked 2nd in the UK for overall student satisfaction (NSS 2013), is in the top 1.75% of world universities (Times Higher world rankings 2013) and 85% of its research is deemed to be world-leading. We offer a range of scholarships and bursaries for postgraduate students. Read more...
We are approaching our 50th anniversary with a world-class reputation for excellence in teaching, scholarship and research. Ranked in the top 1% globally, we continue to sustain our reputation for teaching and research both nationally and internationally. In addition to quality teaching, we provide an outstanding and welcoming student experience on a 360 acre campus in a beautiful setting. Read more...
Laureate Hospitality Education
Laureate Hospitality Education (LHE) is the world’s most extensive network of hospitality management schools. With seven leading institutes, LHE provides the quality of Swiss hospitality education through accredited programs in 6 different countries.
Each institute offers a balanced curriculum of practical training, business management skills and a multicultural experience to prepare students for an international career in the global hospitality industry.
Leeds Metropolitan University
Your future is our business. Whether you’re looking to increase your earning prospects, gain a promotion or land your first role in industry, we can help you reach your potential.
Whatever your reasons for considering postgraduate study, we can give you access to fantastic facilities, industry experts and key employers. It’s an opportunity to take control of your future. Read more...
Liverpool John Moores University
Whether you want to further your career, change direction, gain invaluable industry insights or establish new contacts, completing a postgraduate course at Liverpool John Moores University will help you achieve your ambitions and much more.
Choose from our extensive range of taught masters and professional development programmes spanning:
- arts, humanities and social sciences
- business and law
- health and education
- science, technology and environment
Loughborough University is widely recognised as a leader among UK universities. Our high-quality teaching, innovative research, excellent links with industry, first-class leisure and sporting facilities, and exceptional student experience place us at the forefront of higher education. Read more...
Recognised as providing an excellent research environment for our postgraduate students, we are based across three sites offering over 200 postgraduate course options, extensive facilities, vibrant postgraduate communities and excellent professional and career development prospects.
We have 10,000 postgraduate students and are committed to matching our high reputation for teaching with parallel excellence in research. Read more...
Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne, is an expanding multicultural learning community, with excellent links with further and higher education, industry and commerce throughout the UK, Europe and beyond. Northumbria University is one of the UK’s ten largest providers of taught postgraduate education, and we are committed to giving you the best postgraduate learning environment possible. Read more...
Nottingham Trent University
As a prospective postgraduate student, you will be looking for a university that will encourage you to achieve high standards. Nottingham Trent University delivers education and research that will enable you to advance your career in an environment that fosters ambition, progress, innovation and leadership. Talk to us today. Read more...
Oxford Brookes University
Up for the challenge of being a postgraduate at Brookes? Our diverse range of over 130 taught programmes is designed to stretch your thinking and to further develop professional skills for your chosen career pathway. You’ll learn from the best – many of our academics are world leaders, regularly involving students in research and feeding the latest findings back into their teaching. Brookes lecturers and support staff are widely recognised for the commitment they show to their students. Our brand new learning and teaching spaces provide an inspirational environment in which to study , and Oxford’s world-class learning resources are nearby. Read more...
Whether you choose a taught masters programme, research degree or professional doctorate with Plymouth University, you will be supported and supervised by staff who are international experts in their field. Input from researchers, current practitioners, professional bodies, business and industry ensures our programmes are relevant and stimulating.
Visit our stand today to find out more about our postgraduate opportunities. Read more...
Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK’s top universities and was ranked 11th for research in the latest Research Assessment Exercise. We are a member of the Russell Group of leading universities and we offer postgraduate courses in humanities and social sciences; laws; medicine and dentistry; science and engineering. As a postgraduate student you will benefit from a high level of engagement with our internationally recognised academics, a campus environment in East London and programmes with demonstrable success in preparing you for professional life. Read more...
Ravensbourne is a specialist design, media and digital technology higher education institution based in London. Ravensbourne champions the creative exploitation of digital technology through innovation and collaboration. It is driven by industry standards and supported by the latest high-performance technology, producing highly employable and enterprising graduates. It has a strong track record in graduate employability and business creation.
Richmond, The American International University in London
Richmond’s Postgraduate degrees are accredited in the US and validated in the UK and thereby acknowledged worldwide. The Postgraduate programmes are taught at our Kensington Campus. An essential component of the degree is the internship, equipping Richmond candidates with practical skills that complement the theoretical knowledge acquired in the classroom. Read more...
Royal Agricultural University
Established in 1845, the Royal Agricultural University offers a unique set of postgraduate programmes in disciplines as varied as business management, agribusiness, equine, land management, real estate, agriculture, food security and international rural development.
Academic excellence, employability and employer engagement are placed at the heart of the programmes, ensuring graduates are equipped with the skills needed for the employment market both in the UK and overseas. Read more...
Royal Holloway is widely recognised on the world stage as one of the UK’s leading teaching and research universities, offering PG taught and research programmes across all our 3 faculties; Management and Economics, Arts and Social Sciences, and Science. Our friendly campus in Egham, just 19 miles west of central London offers a unique environment for university study, and the University of London degree gained by our talented graduates is valued the world over. Read more...
School of Oriental & African Studies
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is the only Higher Education institution in the UK specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. It remains a guardian of specialised knowledge in languages and periods and regions not available anywhere else in the UK. SOAS has about 100 postgraduate programmes (taught and distance learning) in the social sciences, humanities and languages with a distinctive regional focus and global relevance. Read more...
Established in 1992, Staffordshire University has evolved into one of the country’s most dynamic, progressive and forward-thinking learning institutions. We have a long and proud history of providing high quality, progressive and inclusive higher education for people from across the region, the UK and internationally. Through close links with industry, lecturers with real workplace expertise and ongoing investment in first-class facilities, we strive to create Staffordshire Graduates - individuals who are highly employable and have the qualifications, skills and attributes to make a real impact in the world. Read more...
Study Options is a free advice and application service for UK-based students wanting to study at Australian or New Zealand universities. We are the official representative of these universities in the UK, and are here to ensure the application process is straightforward and stress-free. We can help with all graduate and postgraduate applications, for coursework or research programmes, and also provide assistance with practicalities including securing a student visa.
Founded in 1920, Swansea University is one of the UK’s leading universities for collaborative research with industry. We are a world-class, research intensive institution situated in parkland, next to the beach, and in the City of Swansea. In 2013 over £4.5 million was made available in scholarships and bursaries for postgraduate study at Swansea University. Read more...
TARGETcourses hosts the UK’s largest searchable database of UK postgraduate courses and major funding opportunities in the UK. It also has advice and guidance on applying for postgraduate courses in the UK, studying internationally and securing essential funding.
As if that isn’t enough, TARGETcourses is also offering £5,000 worth of bursaries towards course fees for students embarking on a postgraduate course in 2014/15.
TARGETcourses is the ideal site to help you find the right course and, crucially, secure the funding.
University College Birmingham
At University College Birmingham, we are proud of our international reputation for the variety of full-time and part-time Postgraduate programmes available. For example, Hospitality, Tourism, Culinary Arts, Business, Education and Community. As a specialist Higher Education institute accredited by the University of Birmingham, students gain the qualifications and experience required for these fields of expertise.
September and February intakes are available. Read more...
University of Bath
The School of Management is a leading UK business school. Currently ranked 1st for Business Studies (National Student Survey 2013) and 1st for Accounting and Finance (Times Good University Guide 2014, Complete University Guide 2014); we are placed 5th in the UK in the latest RAE for our management research. Read more...
University of Bedfordshire
Studying at the University of Bedfordshire could greatly enhance your chances of lasting success. 90% of our postgraduate students step into a job or further study after graduating. And for many it’s not just a job but the job they really want. You can study in a great location, together with like-minded people from around the world, under the guidance of internationally renowned experts. There’s also our enviable reputation for cutting-edge research and innovative, 21st century teaching methods. Plus, there’s our £180m investment in new facilities, including a brand-new Postgraduate Centre - and all just 30 minutes by train from central London. Read more...
University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham is investing in postgraduates, offering in excess of £20 million per annum in funding awards to outstanding applicants. We have over 350 taught postgraduate programmes and a wealth of world-leading research opportunities to choose from, to help you widen your skills base, further your knowledge and boost your career prospects. The University of Birmingham offers a wealth of information and advice for graduates thinking about entering postgraduate study. Whether you are searching for a research degree or a taught postgraduate programme, we can help you make an informed choice. Read more...
University of Bristol
The University of Bristol has a superb reputation for its quality of teaching and research; both have been independently assessed as excellent. We research issues that matter to society, across the sciences, medicine, engineering, social sciences, arts and humanities.
Beautiful, cosmopolitan, vibrant and yet relaxed, Bristol is the south west’s leading city and a great place to live. The University occupies many historic and modern buildings in charming surroundings at the heart of the city. Don’t take our word for all this - explore the possibilities for yourself. Read more...
University of Central Lancashire
With over 200 postgraduate courses with a strong vocational and employment focus that can help you get on, or move on, and in the UK’s top five universities for start-up businesses, the University of Central Lancashire can help you achieve your ambitions. So talk to us about getting the extra qualifications you need to get the job you really want. Read more...
University of Dundee
University of East Anglia
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is the number one university in the UK for student satisfaction in the 2013 Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey. An internationally renowned university based on a distinctive and attractive campus, in the historic city of Norwich, priding ourselves on the excellent academic, social and cultural facilities which we offer to over 15,000 students. Read more...
University of Edinburgh
A centre of academic excellence for over 400 years, and located in the heart of Scotland’s capital city, the University of Edinburgh is a world-class institution for teaching and research, and is ranked 17th in the QS World University Rankings. We offer more than 325 taught postgraduate programmes, and research opportunities in all our academic disciplines. Read more...
University of Essex
Essex is an internationally-oriented, research-intensive university with a commitment to excellence in research and research-led teaching, to the personal development of all our students, and to offering an outstanding campus-based student experience.
As a postgraduate at Essex, you’ll receive a high quality education being taught, supported and supervised by our academics who are world leaders in their fields. Read more...
University of Gloucestershire
The University of Gloucestershire has been providing high-quality education to students from across the globe for over 170 years. We are a thriving and diverse community of over 10,000 students, based over three campuses, two in Cheltenham and one in Gloucester. Located in the glorious Cotswolds, we’re in a central position with excellent transport links. We are committed to academic excellence and ensuring the quality of our courses, teaching and research. Read more...
University of Kent
Kent is one of the country’s most dynamic universities. Established in 1965, it has 20,000 students studying at campuses in the south-east of England and continental-European sites in Brussels, Paris, Athens, and Rome. Kent’s research is ranked as world leading, and the University is a major educational, economic and cultural force throughout its region with worldwide external networks and partnerships. Read more...
University of Leeds
Internationally recognised as a centre of excellence in a wide range of disciplines, we are known for the quality of our postgraduate teaching and research. With over 7,000 postgraduate students, our size and international reputation enable us to offer one of the widest ranges of academic courses in the UK. Covering all major disciplines, we also promote multi-disciplinary study with many programmes taught across traditional subject boundaries. Read more...
University of Leicester
The University of Leicester is a leading UK university with a proud past and an exciting future. Almost half of our students are studying at postgraduate level, meaning you will be part of a large and vibrant postgraduate community. With six Times Higher Education awards and a worldwide reputation for research, The University of Leicester empowers its students for academic and professional achievement. We are proud of being a provider of extensive postgraduate study, ranked within the top 20 of all UK Universities. Read more...
University of Liverpool
The University of Liverpool is a member of the Russell Group of 24 UK researchled universities and is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide. Postgraduate students studying at the University will receive an excellent education in a globally oriented, research-led environment where more than half of the research staff are ranked world-leading or internationally excellent. Students enjoy state of the art facilities, flexible learning and robust graduate support systems that are among the best in the UK.
Find out more by visiting our website. Read more...
University of Manchester
One of Britain’s most influential universities, we provide postgraduate opportunities in more subjects than any other UK university. Pioneering, multidisciplinary teaching and research is being undertaken across our four faculties of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical, Human and Life Sciences and Humanities. Our postgraduate programmes are packed with the latest research, give you the chance to use world-class facilities and polish skills that postgraduate employers want in all fields. Read more...
University of Northampton
With an increasing number of new and groundbreaking areas of study and a growing reputation for research excellence, the University of Northampton offers an exciting and forward-thinking environment perfectly placed to help postgraduate students further their studies.
We have a wide range of programmes running across all of our schools and hopefully a suitable course for you to progress your studies at postgraduate level.
We look forward to seeing you at the fair! Read more...
University of Nottingham
The University of Nottingham is respected internationally for its award-winning research and teaching excellence. The University has over 300 postgraduate taught courses and a broad range of research programmes in the traditional areas of science, social sciences, arts and humanities, engineering and medicine as well as more contemporary subjects such as entrepreneurship. Read more...
University of Reading
The University of Reading is an internationally-renowned institution and one of the UK’s leading research-led universities. Based on a stunning 320 acre campus within easy reach of London and the rest of the UK, our student body includes a vibrant community of over 7,000 postgraduates from all around the world. Choose Reading for your postgraduate studies and you are promised a dynamic and stimulating learning environment, at the forefront of global research. Read more...
University of Salford
Salford is an ambitious forward looking University with opportunities in areas such as health, science, engineering, the built environment, arts, design, media, law and business. Our new campus in MediaCityUK is next to the BBC and alongside creative and digital industries. We are an international community, with students and staff from more than 100 countries. We offer strong student support and a lifestyle enhanced by the great city of Manchester, minutes from our main campus. Read more...
University of Sheffield
A University of Sheffield postgraduate degree is a real investment in your future. Our reputation for teaching and research is world class. Whether you want to develop your career, or deepen your knowledge, Sheffield is a great choice. We were named the University of Year 2011 at the THE Awards due to our research, innovation and community engagement. The Quality Assurance Agency places us in the highest category for academic quality and our research is internationally recognised. Read more...
University of Southampton
As one of the UK’s top research intensive universities, we offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes: Over 140 taught programmes; a range of combined taught and research opportunities; over 200 PhD research areas.
You will work with internationally respected academics and experience worldleading research.
Applications welcome throughout the year and studentships are available. Read more...
University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is a leading research university, ranked 8th overall in the UK by the Guardian, with 99% of our research units rated world-leading, internationally excellent, or recognised either nationally or internationally. Located on a beautiful campus in Guildford just 30 minutes from London by train, Surrey’s professionally focused degrees combine knowledge, skills and experience to prepare you for your future career. Read more...
University of Warwick
Warwick is a leading research university, with an international reputation for first class research and teaching in the arts, science, engineering, management, social sciences, health and medicine. All our postgraduate students are an integral part of the research community. We offer around 240 taught programmes, including MBA, PGCE, graduate entry MBChB and Social Work. You will find a dynamic academic environment, well-structured programmes, extensive specialist resources and a strong network of support. Dedicated postgraduate facilities include the Wolfson Research Exchange (an area exclusively for researchers) and the Postgraduate Hub (a social and study space for taught postgraduate students). Read more...
University of Winchester
Winchester offers you a postgraduate learning experience which targets your career ambitions, deepens your knowledge and enhances your skills.
Within a supportive study and research community, we offer innovative and forward-thinking teaching and supervision with scholars at the forefront of their disciplines. Research activity is at national and international levels of excellence. Read more...
University of Wolverhampton
The University of Wolverhampton has always been a place of opportunity – allowing students from diverse backgrounds to fulfil their potential and realise their career ambitions. Award-winning links to industry mean our postgraduate programmes focus on what really matters – providing you with the skills to succeed. Read more...
University of Worcester
The University of Worcester offers a range of PGCE, Masters and MBA programmes in the subject areas of Education, Health, Social Sciences, Humanities, Creative Arts, Business and Sports. We have our foundations in strong student support, excellent teaching and courses that are relevant and flexible around students’ needs. Our entire Initial Teacher Training programmes are rated as Outstanding by OFSTED. Read more...
University of York
York is consistently ranked among the top universities in the UK for the quality of its teaching and research and was ranked 8th overall for the quality of its research according to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise. The university occupies an attractive campus on the edge of the historic city of York and several departments have expanded into new, state-of-the-art facilities at our new Heslington East campus. We have a wide range of funding opportunities as well as department schemes. Read more...
Make the most of the fair
- Visit targetcourses.co.uk to help you find the right postgraduate courses or institution for you and compare this to the list of exhibitors at the fair. You'll also find lots of postgraduate advice, including an introduction to postgraduate study and sources of funding.
- Think of all of those questions that might not be answered by reading brochures or by searching a website.
- Carefully select the exhibitors and then find out what they can offer you. What kind of careers do their students go on to?
- When you arrive at the fair make sure that you register, check in and pick up your FREE copy of the fair guide.
- Take time to look through the guide and decide which exhibitors you would like to talk with. The table at the front of the guide provides an overview of the types of courses or opportunities offered.
- Make notes so that you've got all the details you could possibly need to follow up contacts when you get home.
- Treat the fair as a fact-finding mission, and don't forget that this is your opportunity to ask questions.
There will be a series of free seminars on the day, each focusing on a different area of postgraduate study. The exact seminar programme has not yet been confirmed but is likely to include topics such as:
- Writing a postgraduate application
- How to find funding for your course
- Why do a postgraduate course
Check back here closer to the event for the confirmed seminar programme.
Register for the fair
The fair runs at The University of Birmingham on Wednesday 19 February 2014.