FIRN’s offers a National PhD program of courses which are open to all PhD students and Early Career researchers at FIRN member institutions. All PhD courses (core, elective and master classes) are listed on the FIRN website Course Page and promoted in the monthly FIRN email.  

If you are interested in enrolling in the courses you will need to follow the enrollment procedure on our Course Page and agree to the terms and conditions. If you have any questions about the program please email

FIRN runs a PhD symposium at the annual conference providing a valuable opportunity for PhD students at FIRN institutions to present their research and receive high quality feedback.

FIRN also connects completing PhD students to regional recruiters through a job market program. Click here for more details. The deadline for submissions is 15th October 2019.