News on funding, conferences, social events, and opportunities for Warwick postgraduate students
The Global Disability Innovation Hub and Snowdon Trust have now opened applications to their scholarships for MSc courses beginning in Autumn 2020. Funding is available to exceptional disabled students to join any UK based Masters programme and is focused on supporting disabled students into postgraduate education. Applications can be for any UK University or Masters course and are open for both national and international students. Successful candidates will join a unique network of high achieving disabled leaders working together to inspire future generations.
Funding of a maximum of £30,000 per successful students with up to £15,000 towards MSc course fees and a £15,000 allowance while studying.
Detailed information and how to apply can be found on the link provided.
Digital technology is responsible for substantial environmental impacts globally. It has roughly the same carbon footprint as aviation, and is one of the most widespread sources of hazardous substances in waste streams. Furthermore, its emissions are growing currently. However, it has also been argued that digital technology can play a key role in the transition to a low carbon society. Progressive IT companies are making significant efforts to reduce the environmental impact of their activities, and searching for new ways of supporting lower impact ways of living. In this talk, I will look at the big picture and arguments from both sides. I will also present more detail on how to understand and mitigate the environmental impacts of a digital service such as a website, Google Search, Facebook, YouTube or BBC iPlayer. Where in the system are the ‘hotspots’ and what can we do to tackle them? What are the longer term trends in such patterns? I will present some results and lead a discussion on this topic.
The Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund will be offering up to 18 scholarship awards of £5,000 to Canadian citizens studying in the UK for the academic year 2020/2021. These awards are for academic and artistic studies and are exclusively for students who have already started their multi-year studies in the UK in multiple disciplines. Further information on eligibility and how to apply can be found on the link provided above.
The deadline for applications is: Midnight on Sunday 8th March 2020
Celebration of Warwick's International Scholars - 2019/2020
A welcome reception was held earlier this month to recognise the achievement of our international sponsored students in securing highly prestigious and competitive scholarships to study at Warwick starting in 2019. The event was attended by the Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Ann Lucas OBE and senior Warwick officials. Read more about this occasion here and see further pictures taken through-out here.
The COSARAF Charitable Foundation invites applications for The Sheikh Family Scholarship which is solely open only to Muslim home students applying to the MA in Islamic Education programme at the Centre for Education Studies who are facing financial hardship.
The Award is £10,000 contribution towards tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of study, payable in instalments. Successful candidates will be required to show a clear commitment to giving back to society and their communities.
The deadline for applications is Monday 1st July 2019.
Further details on eligibility and what is expected of the Scholar can be found on the link provided.
All student record queries are now being dealt with by the Student Records team - please see the page https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/studentrecords/students/