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Postgraduate Research School

Our brand new Postgraduate Research School will launch in October 2024.

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Join our community of forward thinking academics as a postgraduate researcher (PGR).

In October 2024 we will be launching our brand new Postgraduate Research School. Explore this page to discover the extensive support and guidance we're offering PGRs throughout their research degree. Learn about the application process, funding sources, and our dedicated support for researchers.

Support and guidance

The Postgraduate Research School will offer comprehensive support and direction to postgraduate researchers from the start to the completion of their research degree. This will include:

  • A dedicated research skills training programme
  • Admission support for domestic or international students
  • Scholarships and funding support and advice for PGRs and PGR supervisors
  • Events and opportunities to come together with others on their postgraduate research journey
  • Training and guidance for postgraduate research supervisors
  • Flexible work space in our Graduate Centre on campus

We plan to grow our postgraduate research community over the next few years. To read about how we will grow and increase our support, download our commitment plan.

Download: Our Commitment to Postgraduate Research (PDF, 1.7MB)


Find financial support tailored for postgraduate research students. Click the button below to discover available scholarships.

Scholarships for postgraduate research students

Please note that scholarships and funding are subject to change each academic year. The financial support through the progression scholarship for October 2025 onwards is currently under review. If you plan to start your course from October 2025, the financial support available to you may differ from what is currently listed on the York St John University website.

If you have any questions regarding PGR scholarships and funding, please email Victoria Lain at


If you have any questions about the new PGR School, you can email

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