Recruitment Timeline

Ensure you’re prepared for all stages of the process, from project development to student selection, with our 2024-25 recruitment timeline.

Supervisor project proposal submission form opensWednesday 12th June 2024By 9am
Supervisor project proposal submission deadlineFriday 19th July 2024By 5pm
Project panel scores projects and submits scores to DTPWednesday 24th July –Friday 16th August 2024By midday
Project selection panelThursday 22nd August 202410:30am – midday
Supervisors notified of project shortlisting outcomeFriday 23rd August 2024By 5pm
Projects advertised for student applicationsWednesday 4th September – Monday 4th November 2024
Student application deadlineMonday 4th November 2024By 5pm
Panel scores and shortlists applicants – 1st triageFriday 8th November – Friday 22nd November 2024By 5pm
Panel scores and shortlists applicants – 2nd triageFriday 29th November – Friday 13th December 2024By midday
Student shortlisting panelThursday 19th December 20241pm – 3pm
DTP notifies candidates and supervisors of successful applicationsFriday 20th December 2024Midday
Supervisor interviews all candidates by this dateFriday 17th January 2025Midday
Candidates sends references and transcripts to the DTPFriday 17th January 2025Midday
DTP interviewsThursday 23rd January – Friday 24th January 2025
Student shortlisting panelWednesday 29th January 20251pm – 2:30pm
Clearing periodThursday 30th February – mid March 2025
Local induction eventsw/c Monday 15th September 2025
Official funding start date1st October 2025

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