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Welcome to the new edition of pn, keeping you informed of the latest developments from the NPC. Included in this issue is a look at the new charity status of the NPC and its implications, and an introduction to the NPCs new General Secretary. We will also be covering the main issues to be discussed at the Cardiff OGM including a look at the results from the survey of postgraduate funding and priorities.

Over the next few months I will be contacting postgraduate officers to ask for help in getting news of national importance directly to postgraduates through student newspapers and newsletters, if you can help please let me know, and dont forget to check out the website at

Paul Williams
Communications Officer


  1. NPC OGM at Cardiff Graduate Centre
  2. A Charity at Last
  3. NPC's New General Secretary
  4. St. Andrews Welcomes the Annual Conference
  5. Postgraduate/Undergraduate, A great divide?
  6. NPC Surveys the Hows and Whys of Postgraduate Funding Priorities
  7. This year's NPC Projects
  8. The GATS Affair
  9. Notices

pn is edited by Paul Williams, NPC Communications Officer, co-edited by Tim Brown and published by Article 7. It is sent to affiliates institutions each term, and is also made available on the NPC website. Contributions from everyone are welcome, from NPC Officers to postgrads with no involvement with NPC but have something to say. If you are interested in contributing to future issues, please contact the editor at