Win a fully-funded conference place!

Update November 11 2016: Find out about our competition winner’s thoughts on the conference.


The competition is now closed. Thanks to all who entered! The winner will be chosen by early July.



Are you a mid/late-stage doctoral student at the University of Brighton? Would you like to win a fully-funded place to attend Cumberland Lodge’s ninth annual ‘Life Beyond the PhD’ conference this August?

Cumberland Lodge is an educational charity with a superb residential conference centre on the Berkshire/Surrey border. Their annual conference is designed to help doctoral students from any discipline prepare for their future, and to show that PhDs have value both inside and outside academia.

To apply, please submit a short statement (300 words maximum) describing your ambitions beyond your PhD and what you would hope to gain from attending the conference to by Monday 27 June 2016.

For full competition and further conference details, please see our PDF document.