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Fool Proof Tips for Finding PhD Research Topics
Fool Proof Tips for Finding PhD Research Topics
Most PhD students have trouble deciding on a research topic for their doctorate thesis. Here are a few tips on how to overcome this difficulty.
Student Success Story: Scholarship Winner Jaykob Wood Is Set on Becoming a UNESCO Field Investigator
Student Success Story: Scholarship Winner Jaykob Wood Is Set on Becoming a UNESCO Field Investigator
Jakob cares deeply about both cultural and natural heritage. Although the odds were often against him, he worked hard toward his dreams whatever the cost. He got in at a top World Heritage Management & Conservation Programme in Ireland and convinced us to support him to become a UNESCO field investigator.

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Student Success Story: Paula Overcame Adversity, Got into Harvard to Help Children Suffering from Trauma
Student Success Story: Paula Overcame Adversity, Got into Harvard to Help Children Suffering from Trauma
Paula Lizarazo is a young English teacher from Colombia and one of our Studyportals Scholarship finalists. She dedicates her life to finding better, more empathic teaching methods for children who suffer from trauma. She pursued her passion no matter what and got accepted for a Master’s in Education Studies at Harvard University.
How to Interpret University Rankings and What Are They Good For?
How to Interpret University Rankings and What Are They Good For?
University rankings are a popular choice among students trying to decide at which university to apply. But you need to understand how to interpret rankings if you want them to be helpful. Otherwise, they can be a deceiving list that won’t help at all. 
Student Success Story: Nishat Mahmud Is Determined to Play Her Role in Promoting Women’s Sports
Student Success Story: Nishat Mahmud Is Determined to Play Her Role in Promoting Women’s Sports
Nishat Mahmud is 100% superhero material and one of the Studyportals IDA Scholarship finalists this year. She is an ambitious young woman from Bangladesh determined to change the way people perceive women’s sports in her part of the world.
The Ins and Outs of QS World University Rankings. How It Works and How It Helps You.
The Ins and Outs of QS World University Rankings. How It Works and How It Helps You.
Let’s dive into the mechanics of the world’s most popular university rankings to understand what they are, how they work, and when and why they can prove useful to finding your international Bachelor’s or Master’s programme.
QS Top 50 Universities in the World: 2013 vs 2023, What Changed in the Last 10 Years?
QS Top 50 Universities in the World: 2013 vs 2023, What Changed in the Last 10 Years?
Asian universities seem to be acing up their game as they registered significantly higher rankings for 2023. Meanwhile, in Europe, Switzerland remains the only country that has a univesity in the UK-US dominated Top 10 best universities in the world.
Writing the Perfect Personal Statement for Your Master's or PhD Application
Writing the Perfect Personal Statement for Your Master's or PhD Application
Universities frequently ask for a personal statement for graduate and post-graduate programmes applications, alongside test requirements, transcripts, CVs’, recommendations and other university application materials.
Admission Requirements for a Computer Science PhD
Admission Requirements for a Computer Science PhD
What are the most common admission requirements for a PhD in Computer Science? English language test scores, academic samples, research proposal, and more.
Personal Statement Example: Student Applying for a Ph.D. in Literature
Personal Statement Example: Student Applying for a Ph.D. in Literature
Read an example of a personal statement from a student applying for a PhD in Literature offered by a university in the United States.
3 Great Reasons for International Students to Take a PhD in the US
3 Great Reasons for International Students to Take a PhD in the US
Find out the benefits of going to the U.S. to do a Ph.D. Learn how the experience of a Ph.D student in America differs from other countries.
How to Successfully Combine Work with a PhD?
How to Successfully Combine Work with a PhD?
Schedule, plan and organise your time in order to successfully combine a PhD programme with a job. Find out some useful tips on how to do that.
7 Interview Answers that Will Get You the Job of Your Dreams
7 Interview Answers that Will Get You the Job of Your Dreams
If you want to give the perfect answers to the most common job interview questions, read this article to find out some important tips
7 Ways to Get a PhD Scholarship in the UK
7 Ways to Get a PhD Scholarship in the UK
Find the greatest scholarship opportunities available in UK! Read more here!
5 Top Reasons to Apply for a PhD Abroad in 2022
5 Top Reasons to Apply for a PhD Abroad in 2022
This is the first question you should ask yourself, if you are planning to embark on an exciting, but challenging, PhD journey.
What's the Best Next Step for Your Career: A Second Master's Degree or a PhD?
What's the Best Next Step for Your Career: A Second Master's Degree or a PhD?
Should I enrol in a second Master's programme or go for a Ph.D. degree? Read about this important decision in your advanced education!
What You Need to Know About Earning a PhD Scholarship
What You Need to Know About Earning a PhD Scholarship
The process of earning a PhD is often described as challenging. It will be even more demanding if you do not have sufficient funding to do it. Read more!
How to Find a PhD in Europe?
How to Find a PhD in Europe?
Read about the different ways to find a PhD in Europe!
How to Write a Successful PhD Research Proposal
How to Write a Successful PhD Research Proposal
Find out what a PhD research proposal is, why it is useful, and how to successfully write it!
How to Write a Successful PhD Motivation Letter
How to Write a Successful PhD Motivation Letter
Read about the steps to success when writing a PhD letter of motivation!
What Is a PhD Interview Like?
What Is a PhD Interview Like?
Read about typical questions you might be asked during a PhD interview and how you can best prepare for them!
How to Find an Institution and Supervisor for Your PhD
How to Find an Institution and Supervisor for Your PhD
Learn how you can use your research interests to help you find a matching institution and supervisor for your PhD!

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