Category: Conferences & Courses

Engaging in the world outside your PhD – 28 June 2019

This is a unique opportunity to get inspired and informed about using your skills to drive change. We have organised a series of talks from current PhD students and STEM professionals who are involved in start-ups, science communication, education, non-profits and more. The event is open to all Imperial PhD students and we hope to facilitate networking between students across years and disciplines.

Find out more and register here

Spaces are limited so please register soon to avoid disappointment

Exploring Your Post Ph.D. Careers (Princeton alumni event hosted by ICBS) – 2 July 2019


Exploring Your Post Ph.D. Careers

2 July 2019

What can you do with your Ph.D. outside academia?

Our panellists share their experiences

We often talk about the skills one acquires as a scholar, researcher, teacher, thinker while completing a doctorate degree. However, there is a growing need for a more concrete understanding of the doctorate degree’s versatility and applicability in real life.

Please join our distinguished panellists with Princeton Ph.D.s who work in various sectors, to explore the prospects of what one can do beyond working in academia.

Mika Provata-Carlone *02, Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), Independent Scholar, Translator, Illustrator, Editor

Pedro Goldbaum *05, Ph.D. (Physics), Managing Director/Co-head G10 Non-linear rated trading at Citi

Yan Hue *93, Ph.D. (Electrical engineering), Co-founder, Managing Partner and CIO of Capula Investment Management

Christopher Marks *96, Ph.D. (WWS), Managing director, head of emerging markets, EMEA for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)

Elena Peregrina-Salvador *15, Ph.D. (Spanish and Portuguese), Lead corporate strategy manager, Digital at Hutchison

Cecilia Tilli *14 Ph.D. (Philosophy), Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning Researcher

This event is organized by Princeton Graduate School alumni, and generously hosted by Imperial College Business School.

When:  6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Where:  Imperial College Business School, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ, UK

Registration:  Free event. Please register here for capacity purposes:

The PhD to Consulting (PtC) conference – 20 September 2019

We are delighted to announce this year’s PhD to Consulting 2019 Conference, which will take place on Friday 20th September 2019 at Imperial College London.

This student-run event is a one-day annual conference serving as a unique opportunity for PhD researchers who are looking to pursue a career in consulting. The conference provides a platform for discussion and networking for PhD students and professionals from top consulting firms, such as McKinsey, BCG, IBM and more. The conference will discuss topics such as:

  • Exploring how receptive the UK consulting industry is to PhD students/graduates.
  • Determining the scope for PhD recruits in consulting.
  • Defining the consulting industry expectations of PhD students/graduates.
  • Outlining the skills that PhD recruit should have for a career in consulting and how they may apply.
  • Establishing any sector/industry specific demands for PhD students/graduates.
  • Analysing typical recruitment and assessment procedures, including case interviews and competencies.

Venue: City and Guilds Building, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ

Registration: £30 first release, £35 second release, £40 final release

Register soon to avoid disappointment! First release tickets expected to be sold out by the end of this week!

To find more information about the event and register, please visit our website

We look forward to seeing you at PtC 2019,


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The Organising Committee,

PhD to Consulting Conference 2019

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Specialist IT Training Courses for Postgraduate Students

Specialist Postgraduate IT Training on offer to Postgraduate Students from October 2013 – June 2014

Course Details
Specialist courses are offered for staff and postgraduates at Imperial College London.

The following courses have been scheduled:

  • C for Science
  • LaTeX
  • R Programming
  • Linux/Unix
  • Linux for HPC Beginners
  • For more information, including how to book, please visit the website.