Welcome messages

Prof Fiona Smyth discusses the start-of-year teaching and learning experience for offer holders and returning students, and Javed Siddiqui, Director of Postgraduate Studies, welcomes you to Alliance MBS.


“I am so pleased that you have chosen to study on the PhD programme at Alliance MBS.

“You join a vibrant research environment and a talented pool of doctoral researchers. The School is proud of its reputation for an excellent doctoral programme and aims to meet your expectations and aspirations as you develop as a researcher.

“There are many activities to support you on your PhD journey and you will be developing your knowledge and skills through regular meetings with your supervisory team and within larger research seminars.

“We want you to immerse yourself in the research environment of the School and make the most of this exciting time. We also encourage you to take full advantage of the distinct opportunities we provide to bring PGR colleagues together, both socially and professionally, across the School."

Professor Anne McBride / Director of Postgraduate Research for AMBS