Carlos - postgraduate student at Anglia Ruskin University

The Vice Chancellor's PhD Studentships

With ARU you can pursue your passion, and join a community of researchers committed to making a profound difference to the world around us.

Our Vice Chancellor’s PhD Studentships include a fee waiver and stipend for three years, set at the level recommended by UK Research and Innovation.

Applications for 2020 opening soon

We'll be selecting and advertising new projects in December 2019, with applications opening in January 2020.

If you'd like to be notified when applications open, please email

Terms and conditions

Our next round of studentships starts in September 2020.

If you join us, you should be ready to submit your thesis within 3.5 years of starting your studentship. Please note that the University asserts the right to claim any intellectual property generated by research it funds.

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