Current Students

If you are a current North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) student, this page is your primary source of information about funding, advanced training and how to make the most of your time as part of the NWSSDTP.

Course registration, assessment and progression are managed at a local level. Therefore any queries on such matters should be directed to your School PGR Administrator or your supervisor in the first instance. If you have any queries concerning your studentship payments or other institution-specific queries, your first point of contact will be your institutional Administrative Contact.

handbookNWSSDTP Student Handbook

NWSSDTP students receive a Student Handbook at the commencement of their studentship, that outlines all the opportunities, policies and deadlines which they should be aware of. Please see the most recent version of the NWSSDTP Student Handbook 2019-20.


ESRC Conference 2016, Liverpool


NWSSDTP-funded students have access to a range of additional opportunities during the course of their studentship. These include:


Induction Residential 2017


As a requirement of ESRC funding, NWSSDTP students are expected to engage with a series of initiatives during the course of their studentship:


NWSSDTP Newsletter

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All NWSSDTP Students receive a monthly newsletter by email, containing information about events and opportunities, as well as profiles of current student activity. To view copies of our previous newsletters, please visit the archive here.

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