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.
NWSSDTP 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.
NWSSDTP-funded students have access to a range of additional opportunities during the course of their studentship. These include:
- Research Training Support Grant (RTSG)
- Overseas Fieldwork Funding (OSFW)
- Overseas Institutional Visits (OIV)
- Interdisciplinary Events Funding
- Module Exchange
- ESRC Media Training
- Impact Training
- Careers and Employability Support
- Heseltine Institute Urban Policy Laboratory
As a requirement of ESRC funding, NWSSDTP students are expected to engage with a series of initiatives during the course of their studentship:
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.
NWSSDTP Student Representatives
There is a cohort of NWSSDTP Student Representatives across the institutions of the NWSSDTP. For details of who your reps are and current activity, please visit the NWSSDTP Student Representatives page!