Support for International PGRs

The International Office is located on level 4 of the Student Central Building and provides support and guidance for students and postgraduate researchers (PGRs) from over 130 countries on a wide range of topics such as applications, fees, international PGR scholarships, accommodation and many more. There is also a vibrant community of active global societies and global events on campus. 

See the Information for International PGRs webpages for more information.  Contact details for the International Office can be found here.

The Doctorate Extension Scheme is designed for PGRs who have almost finished a PhD or another Doctorate-level qualification at a Higher Education Institution (HEI) in the UK. The scheme allows doctoral candidates to apply for a further visa to stay in the UK for a maximum of 12 months after they complete their course. For further information and support contact the International Office by emailing

The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding is a resource where UK, EU and international PGRs can search for funding opportunities.

The Enterprise Team can provide more information regarding Enterprise help and support available to international PGRs and graduates.

The Academic English Centre

The Academic English Centre provides help and support to international PGRs with various aspects of academic writing and speaking.

Find out more on their web page.