Posted: Sun 3rd Jun 2018

Potential students get university insight at postgraduate event

This article is old - Published: Sunday, Jun 3rd, 2018

A busy open evening for people looking into postgraduate study options has been held at Wrexham Glyndŵr University. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The evening gave prospective students the chance to sit down and meet lecturers and academics at the university to discuss courses and to meet with current postgraduate and professional students. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Staff from the student support services teams were also on hand to offer advice during the event – including on how to combine your studies with your career, your wellbeing when you are studying with us – and what help is available for to help fund your studies. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Among the scholarships and bursaries on offer is a postgraduate support bursary backed by the Welsh Government for Welsh and EU domiciled students starting either a full-time or part time Master’s Degree this September. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Supported by the Welsh Government, Wrexham Glyndŵr University are offering a limited number of fee reductions – these will be in the form of a Support Bursary of £3,400 to each eligible student. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Students have to be domiciled in either Wales or the EU and the funding can only be used for MA and MSc courses starting in September 2018. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Senior Student Funding and Money Adviser, Beryl Dixon, said: “There are only a limited number of full-time and part-time bursaries available, and applications need to be in by July 30 – so if you are interested in them, you should act fast. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“If you are a Wrexham Glyndŵr alumnus, you may also be eligible for our Postgraduate Scholarship – which, used alongside the Bursary, could reduce your fees even more.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Head of Recruitment and Admissions, Julie Cowley, added: “We have a wide range of postgraduate courses available and there was something on offer to suit everyone. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Talking to people during the evening, there were a number of reasons for people wanting to come along – everything from expanding on their current areas of study to developing their professional career with further study. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

You can find out more about the bursary, and to use Wrexham Glyndŵr University’s interactive tool which shows you how much you could save, here. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​


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