What is the VPP?
The VPP (Virtual Postgraduate Platform) is a collaborative platform for the AHRC- and M3C-funded Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership. It is a single online space for Midlands3Cities Doctoral Researchers, Supervisors, Site Directors and Administrators.
The VPP includes:
- Personal profile space
- Help and guidance spaces
- Training database where you can search for professional courses and MA modules
- Student Resource Space
What's New on the VPP
- The British Library is launching a new placement scheme to provide opportunities for PhD students to develop career skills and experience that complement their research activities and academic training. Full details and profiles for each project will be available early in the new year, but preliminary information is on the News and Events page.
- New Public Policy Engagement Training page in Student Resources, with materials from workshops and think tanks.
SDF Timescales - When applying for SDF, please ensure you allow enough time to have your application approved before your travel/event/conference. Applications must be submitted by the 29th of the month and you will receive a decision by the end of the following month. Last minute applications will not be considered unless in exceptional circumstances. Further guidance found in Student Resources, forms and guidance inc additional funding, "student guidance notes".
Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M3C DTP) is a collaboration between six universities - Birmingham City University, De Montfort University, Nottingham Trent University, University of Birmingham, University of Leicester and University of Nottingham. The M3C DTP provides combined research expertise for the personal and professional development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. Through the partnership, we aim to deliver excellence in all aspects of research supervision and training. The M3C DTP facilitates high quality supervision and access to a wide range of facilities and support networks across our 6 campuses and many external creative industry partners.
For further information please visit our website midlands3cities.ac.uk.