Loughborough Doctoral College

Training and events

YES 2023 

Develop your Entrepreneurial skills and learn how ideas can be commercialised

Your Entrepreneurs Scheme offers a unique opportunity for Doctoral Researchers to gain ‘hands on’ insights into the world of business start-ups‌ 

To find out more about YES why not join one of their Online awareness sessions?

DEADLINE for 1st call applications: 28th July 2023


The Doctoral College are pleased to offer funding and mentor support for x2 Loughborough teams

To be considered for a Loughborugh YES23 team please register your interest by 13th June

The DC selection event will be held

at Grad House on 22nd June 11-12.30


Cumberland Lodge Fellowships 23-25

Applications are open for the @CumberlandLodge Fellowship 2023-25, offering doctoral students the opportunity to work with the charity on addressing the causes and effects of social division, and working towards more open and inclusive societies.

Find out more: https://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/what-we-do/cumberland-lodge-fellowships

Setting up Doctoral Placements

These documents are for Students wanting to set up a Doctoral Placement

EPSRC Innovation Placements

Not currently open for applications

Loughborough University Doctoral College have identified partners willing to host EPSRC-funded doctoral students for an ‘Innovation Placement’.

What is an ‘EPSRC Innovation Placement’?
An opportunity for Loughborough University EPSRC funded PhD students to gain innovation experience outside of their immediate PhD research project and team.

We have a range of exciting placements available, including with Unilever (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) in Liverpool, Nemaura (Medical Devices and Pharma) in Loughborough and DNV GL (Oil and Gas business) in Loughborough.
The placement duration may be flexible up to 3 months, subject to agreement by the host. The funding for these placements in the 2019/20 academic year has ended.  

To be eligible for this scheme, you must be in receipt of an EPSRC funded studentship, or be a Loughborough-funded student incorporated into one of the EPSRC CDTs.  If you are unsure of your eligibility please contact Rebecca Ginger or Jill Thurman.

Further information and details of how to apply can be found in the documents below.

If you would like a review of your CV or a mock interview you can use these resources or make an appointment with the Careers Network.

Details of placement funding for the 2020/21 academic year will be uploaded when available