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Studying a PhD: your questions answered

Elita, one of our PhD students, explains why she chose to study a PhD and shares info on funding opportunities and other useful advice.

When I spoke to my supervisors at the beginning of my application, they were pretty clear, that they wanted to support me, not just with the admission process, but also the funding and application processes.

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    Recipient of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize
    2019 & 2021

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