Current research students

We’re here to support your development and enhance your experience with training, events and opportunities.

Prospective research students

Join a community of over 3,000 postgraduate researchers from all over the world.

Doctoral Training Centres

Bristol has one of the largest concentrations of funding and support for PhD research training in the UK.


The BDC builds relationships with cross-sector organisations, funding agencies and overseas universities.

About us

Find out how we grow, develop and support Bristol's thriving community of postgraduate researchers.

The PGR Hub

A BDC-managed space where postgraduate researchers can relax, make connections and hold events.

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