Are you interested in a career at the Bar?
25 June 2017
The day will include workshops on a range of topics:
• Training for the Bar and the BPTC
• Funding and scholarships
• Writing a Legal CV
• Interview tips and tricks
• Life as a pupil, junior tenant and employed barrister
The Question and Answer Day is free to attend, but advance booking is essential. Places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
Take a look at these – annual £5,000 scholarships + a number of smaller awards in any subject from:
Applications opened in May.
Find out more about funding:
Join the JSPS London network for Japanese researchers based in the UK – open to visiting Japanese scholars as well as tenured Japanese academics based at UK institutions. It’s free to join with events and funding schemes exclusive to members. Register at https://ssl.jsps.org/members/?page=regist
The Science and Innovation Network Japan (SIN Japan) have produced a booklet (2016) Sources of funding 4th edition which is a guide to funding sources available to facilitate collaboration between the UK and Japan – from funding for travel and networking, to research exchange, international fellowships and major research grants. It’s available in English and Japanese and can be downloaded at https://www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/uk-science-innovation-network-in-japan.
These resources on jobs.ac.uk may help you to decide:
- PhD Video Blogs: Get a real insight into life as a PhD student
Short films of PhD students at various stages of their PhD and locations around the world. The vlogs, or video blogs, will cover everything from starting a PhD, moving abroad to do a PhD, finding funding opportunities to viva preparation and finding your first academic job.
- Postgraduate Options – Is a PhD for me?
A 60-minute live online video event with a group of expert panelists who shared their insights and top tips on doing a PhD, the routes to doing a doctorate, how to find PhD opportunities and how to compose a good application.
- PhD career ebooks and toolkits
hould I do a PhD?; Career planning for PhDs; 10 Career paths for PhDs
but will need some funding? Investigate the BAFTA scholarship programme which is open to British Citizens. What’s on offer?
- up to £12,000 towards your course fees
- mentoring support from a BAFTA member
- free access to BAFTA events around the UK
Find out more at http://guru.bafta.org/opportunities/scholarships
Investigate MastersCompare £5000 Postgraduate Scholarship for the academic year 2017/18. The scholarship is open to UK, EU and international students with an unconditional offer of a place on a part-time or full-time postgraduate Masters by 1 September 2017.
Note: You will need to register on the MastersCompare site and tick the Scholarship box. The Scholarship will be allocated in a draw in October 2017.
How about some resources? Take a look at….
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers who put the development of professional engineers at the heart of what they do. An IMechE–accredited degree offers a path to membership of the Institution, opens up more job opportunities and shows employers that you are employable.
What’s on offer?