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Funding and Careers

As well as training sessions and workshops, we also provide financial and practical support to a range of student-led initiatives such as blogs, presentation forums and journals.  We can offer support to book venues, provide some financial assistance to cover running costs and refreshments and access to a range of marketing and promotional outlets.

If you have an idea that you would like to discuss, please contact the Student Development Office to set up a meeting.

One-off initiatives for Research students should be funded via the Student-led Special Projects Grants (PhD students).

Taught students should be funded via the Masters Student Initiative Grants

Previous student initiatives include:

Hydra: A student-focused, peer-reviewed academic journal, which strives to highlight the best of current postgraduate student scholarship at the University of Edinburgh.

The Moth: A live storytelling event that began in New York and is now hosted in cities around the world.

The Salon of Scandalous Notions: A series of events promoting interdisciplinary debate within the School of Social and Political Science.

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