UK Graduate Study Information Session

Filed under Opportunities, Study Abroad on October 12, 2015.

Join Fellowships Advisor Regan Garner and Danielle Houston, International Officer from the University of Glasgow, for an information session for students interested in applying for a postgraduate degree in the UK. The session will take place in the third floor conference room of the Student Health Care Center this Thursday, October 15 at 4:05 p.m.

The UK is becoming increasingly popular for U.S. students looking to pursue postgraduate education abroad, and with a 1 year taught masters and some of the highest ranking universities in the world, it has much to offer in terms of academics and value for tuition. Topics covered will include an overview of the UK system, how to identify which institution is the best fit, making an application, and funding opportunities for U.S. students. Ms. Garner will discuss the application and nomination procedures for competitive UK graduate fellowships such as the Marshall, Frost, Rhodes, and Gates-Cambridge, but the bulk of the session will be dedicated to general information on UK study provided by Ms. Houston.

Danielle Houston is a U.S.-based International Officer for the University of Glasgow in Scotland. In this position she supports students wishing to apply to undergraduate or postgraduate degrees at Glasgow as well as study abroad students who plan to spend a semester studying in Scotland. Ms. Houston has been in the field of international education for 6 years and served as study abroad advisor at a university before coming to Glasgow. She attended the University of Aberdeen in Scotland for her undergraduate degree and is originally from the UK though she grew up in the southeastern U.S.