2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Discuss applications to the clearing house (and to courses that are not in the clearing house system), screening assessments, interviews, reserve lists, places, etc. here
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2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by maven » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:43 pm

Following the usual tradition this is your space to record your progress and successes for 2018! Some invites for selection tests have already gone out, but please be aware there probably won't be much more news until nearer the deadline date so don't panic that you haven't heard anything from most courses until then.

This is the single thread in which you can post about hearing from courses, interview dates and your progress in the application process. Please do not post elsewhere on the forum, as we don't want to flood the rest of the content or make it impossible for users who are not part of this process to see when other topics are updated.

How to use this thread

Please post the names of the courses you have applied to, indicating whether you are self-funding, and using the colour code below to indicate your stage and outcomes.

BLACK for courses you haven't heard from yet (this includes courses where you have been invited for an assessment task as these tasks for part of the shortlisting process before any decisions are taken about whether or not to invite you for interview
RED for no interview
ORANGE for reserve list interview
GREEN for interview
CYAN for reserve list place
BLUE for offered place
BROWN for interview but no place

Mark any self funding places with (self funding) after the location, to save anxiety for other forum members as these do not run on the same timetable as the competition for funded places.

Use regular black text to show a course which you have applied to, but haven't heard from yet (as the deadline for notification of interviews isn't until mid March). Once you get any more news, simply re-post your updates (with new colours) on this thread.

Since the selection tests are a replacement for paper sift shortlisting, there is not a colour for being invited to sit one of these, since the equivalent status for a non-assessment-test-using course is "application is with the shortlisters". You can note that you've been invited to selection, or if you have been informed you are not invited to sit the test then feel free to post that course in RED, as it was an unsuccessful application to that course. After the selection test results are out, please update with interview reserve, interview, or no interview when you hear the outcome.

Good luck everyone!

Remember: Do not post off-topic conversation or questions in this thread. You can post once to show where you have applied, but after that please wait to post when you have an update to report.
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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by MindfulPsych » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:50 pm

Plymouth University (invited to sit selection tests)
Kings College London IoPPN
Royal Holloway UoL
Southampton University

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by yorkshirepysch » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:01 pm

Bangor
Leeds
Manchester
Liverpool

pianohead
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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by pianohead » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:19 pm

Surrey and Salomons (invited to sit the selection test)
Southampton
Royal Holloway

lozzyhickers
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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by lozzyhickers » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:35 pm

Moving forward!

UEA
UCL
UEL (invited to selection tests)
RHUL

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by cheeseausten » Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:40 pm

UEA
Bangor
Essex
Hertfordshire

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by Esuma » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:24 pm

Eek feels weird to actually post in this thread but here we go!

Leicester
Birmingham
Coventry & Warwick
Staffordshire

Obti
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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by Obti » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:51 pm

Bath
Leeds
UEL (Invited to selection tests)
Newcastle

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by Hopeful » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:59 pm

yorkshirepysch wrote:Bangor
Leeds
Manchester
Liverpool
Wow!! Congratulations!!! When did you hear from Bangor?

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by jason712 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:14 pm

Edinburgh
IOPPN
Essex
South Wales

Wow, UEA and Bangor are already selecting for interviews? I thought it would all happen in March...

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by Heatherbee » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:31 pm

Birmingham
Cov and Warwick
Staffordshire
Leicester

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by Classie13 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:52 pm

IOPPN
UCL
RHUL
Herts

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by spongebobber » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:52 pm

Edinburgh
Manchester
IOPPN
UCL

Trinity
UCD
Queens
NUIG

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by laurajane1994 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:11 pm

UCL
Royal Holloway
Solomons
Surrey

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Re: 2018 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Post by blackcat22 » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:13 pm

UEA
UEL
Salomons
Essex

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