Archive for November 2015

Success Story: Education Borrower Plans to Be a University Academic

Success Story: Education Borrower Plans to Be a University Academic

After completing an MA in Drama and Film at De Montfort University (DMU), with support from the Sir Thomas White Loan Charity, education borrower Jennifer Voss has now embarked on a PhD as a member of one of the establishment’s research centres.

Jennifer began her Master’s degree back in 2013, and following this 15-month course her supervisors felt her work was original enough to be considered for a PhD. In January 2015, she was put forward to apply for a PhD at DMU, to be funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, through the Midlands 3 Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.

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Students Learn About STWLC at DMU Conference

Students Learn About STWLC at DMU Conference

Around 800 career-driven students attended De Montfort University’s PAVE (Plan Ahead, Value Employability) conference on Tuesday 10th November, and Sir Thomas White Loan Charity trustee David Howard was on hand to promote its business and education loans.

Between 11:00am and 3:00pm, the Charity had a stand in the main conference hall of the University’s new event space The Venue.

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