“Leave people 5% better than you found them” Arts Grad: Róisín Reilly Course: MA – English Literature, Film & Television, English Language (Graduated 2010) Current Job: Communications and Engagement Lead, World Changing Glasgow, University of Glasgow ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Undergraduate In 2006, Róisín arrived at the University of Glasgow to start her studies and have her world changed with an English Literature degree. In 2018, she […]
Graduate Tessa Scheller talks about her internship with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. Programme: Art History: Collecting and Provenance in an International Context (MSc) Where were you based during your internship? From April to June 2018, I was an intern at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. I worked for the department of the Smithsonian […]
“Tiny, but mighty” Arts Grad: Anna-Maria N. Hand Course: MLitt – Art History: Dress & Textile Histories (Graduated 2014) Current Job: Gallery Director & Collections Manager, Southern Vermont Art Centre Undergraduate Challenges A Gallery Director & Collections Manager before the age of 30, Anna-Maria N. Hand had a passion for historic fashion from the start. “I was the only little kid dressed up for Halloween like […]
Isabel, a fourth year English Literature student from Hong Kong, reflects on what helped her make the choice to study abroad at Glasgow. I grew up in Hong Kong—a city that’s vastly different from Glasgow. Hong Kong is often dubbed as the place where ‘East meets West’ with its towering skyscrapers, crowded streets, bustling night […]
On one of the hottest days this year, around 25 postgraduate students met for the PGR Medical Humanities Networking Event. Just off the West Quadrangle of the Main Building and in earshot of the chinking glasses of graduating students and their families, we heard from a wide range of projects and ideas that intersect with […]
MSc student Mallory O’Donoghue took part in the Human Book Project at the University of Glasgow Library to get some career advice from senior research fellow, ex-deputy director of the Victoria and Albert Museum and University of Glasgow graduate Beth McKillop. From green freshers to seasoned postgraduate students, by the middle of the semester it’s […]
CRACK SQUAD OF SITU was a week-long takeover of the History of Art building at 8 University Gardens by MLitt Curatorial Practice (Contemporary Art) student Holly Knox Yeoman and artist Fritz Welch. Combining installation, wall drawings and video, the residency culminated in the performance of OINK TRAP – a graphic score of live experimental music, […]
It’s mid-November, and you’re probably feeling a bit better settled in at the University now. You’ve met other researchers working in your subject area, you’ve had a meeting (or two!) with your supervisor, you’ve worked out the quickest and easiest route from your front door to your office, and you definitely know your way around […]
Making a funding application can seem daunting. What does your potential funder need to know about you and your project? What will make your application stand out from the crowd? Most importantly, how can you ensure that your application will secure funding for your research project?
Below some of our postgraduate students who have successfully applied for research project funding share their top tips for writing funding applications.
First things first…
A postgraduate programme of study is a huge step up from an undergraduate degree. You’ll need to be prepared to work harder, dig deeper and stay motivated- all on your own. But most likely you know all this already. But what about the stuff you don’t know (yet)? The stuff you learn through trial and error? What do those who’ve been there and come successfully out the other side say?
What’s the one piece of advice successful University of Glasgow Arts graduates would give to incoming students? Read more about What successful Glasgow graduates believe you need to know …