Consortium Open Days 2017/18

Applicants to the SWW DTP are welcome to visit individual consortium members to discuss opportunities for supervision and learn more about resources, for example by attending their postgraduate Open Days.

Here are the details of upcoming Open Days within the SWW DTP consortium:


University of Bristol - Wednesday 22nd November 2017

There will be a dedicated SWW DTP stand at the University of Bristol Postgraduate Open Afternoon facilitated by the SWW DTP Academic and Operations leads for the University of Bristol.

Location: Wills Memorial Building

Timings: 3-6pm 22nd November 2017

Booking and further details can be found on the following link:

Cardiff University - Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Cardiff University is holding its Postgraduate Open Day on 22 November. The day includes a programme of talks and activities in each of our Schools and the opportunity to talk with programme Directors about potential (co-)supervision. You can also learn more about our library resources, the training offered by our Doctoral Academy, and postgraduate research at Cardiff in general. Besides consulting the Information Sessions on this site, feel free to put your questions about the SWW DTP to the programme Directors, or come to a dedicated question and answer session at 12:00 in City Hall (‘Syndicate room C’). Full details of the day are available at

University of Reading - Monday 4th December 2017

On 4 December 2017, the University of Reading will host an Open Day to provide an opportunity for those interested in applying to the SWW DTP for a PhD studentship to learn more about postgraduate research and training at Reading.

This Open Day is a great opportunity for you to learn more about the SWW DTP and the University of Reading. It will provide:

  • a workshop on developing and writing an SWW DTP PhD research proposal and application
  • an opportunity to meet current SWW DTP students and academic staff, as well as prospective supervisors by prior arrangement by e-mail with them
  • and a tour of related Departments and facilities.

This Open Day will be held at the Graduate School, University of Reading from 2-4pm on Monday 4 December. If you wish to attend please contact