Postgraduate study

Register for our student service and admissions online information sessions

Details, including how to register, of our forthcoming online sessions allowing you to meet the experts and get your questions answered about postgraduate study.

We offer regular clusters of online information sessions; some of our sessions include interactive presentations, others involve question and answer sessions.

Some sessions may be recorded to allow participants to review them at a later date. Previous sessions are available via the University's media storage service, Media Hopper.

Next set of sessions - Wednesday 30 August

Time (BST) Session title and description Host(s) Format
09:00-10:00
Institute for Academic Development: postgraduate taught students - supporting you with your studies
Staff from our Institute for Academic Development (IAD) will provide information about the resources and courses available to masters students, what masters level study is like and some of the key skills necessary to succeed at postgraduate level.
Frances Parry (Institute for Academic Development) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session
09:30-10:30
Careers Service: support for postgraduates (also repeated at 17:00-18:00)
Guidance for taught and research postgraduate students on career options, job searching and application strategies, as well as details of further support from our Careers Service.
Rachel Taylor (Careers Service) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session
10:00-11:00
Induction: making the most of your first weeks at the University of Edinburgh
Guidance for taught and research postgraduate students on settling in at the University, making the most of your time as a  student, and important topics such as finance and accommodation to help new students on their arrival.
Jenni Murray (Student Recruitment & Admissions) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session
10:30-11:30
Accommodation options for postgraduates
Information on different accommodation options for postgraduate students, with a chance to ask questions about applying. 
Michelle Tait (Accommodation, Catering & Events) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session
11:00-12:00
Ask our students
Current postgraduates from Archaeology, Chemistry and Classics will take centre stage to share their particular experiences, ready to answer any questions you may have about postgraduate life. If you have any further queries about applications, staff from Student Recruitment & Admissions will also be on hand to chat to you.
Doug Thompson (Student Recruitment & Admissions) Question and answer session with audio
11:00-11:30
English language support during your studies
Find out about support offered by English Language Education while you are a postgraduate student at the University. 
Anton Elloway (English Language Education) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session
14:00-15:30
Admissions: College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Speak with admissions staff dealing with applications for the following Schools: Edinburgh College of Art; Education; Health in Social Science; History, Classics & Archaeology; Law; and Literatures, Languages & Cultures
Anne Fernon & Corin Taylor-MacArthur (CAHSS PG Admissions) Question and answer session via text chat
15:00-16:00
How to pay your tuition fees
Staff from the University's Finance Department are here to provide detailed information on student fees and other tuition costs, including the various accepted payment options open to students.

Zayed Chowdhury, Stuart Pe-win (Income Section)

Question and answer session via text chat
15:00-16:00
Admissions: College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Speak with admissions staff dealing with applications for Edinburgh Medical School & Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies. 
Jamie Alexander & Brian Burgon (CMVM Graduate School) Question and answer session via text chat
15:30-16:30
Accommodation options for postgraduates
Information on different accommodation options for postgraduate students, with a chance to ask questions about applying. 
Michelle Tait (Accommodation, Catering & Events) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session
16:00-17:00
Applying for a taught postgraduate programme in the College of Science and Engineering
Speak with admissions staff dealing with applications for masters study in the Schools of: Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Engineering; GeoSciences; Informatics; Mathematics; and Physics & Astronomy
Tessa Rundell, Iseabail Cameron, Lizzie Mann & Lorna Howat (CSE Admissions) Question and answer session via text chat
16:00-17:00
Induction: making the most of your first weeks at the University of Edinburgh
Guidance for taught and research postgraduate students on settling in at the University, making the most of your time as a  student, and important topics such as finance and accommodation to help new students on their arrival.
Jenni Murray (Student Recruitment & Admissions) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session
17:00-18:00
Careers Service: support for postgraduates (repeat of morning session)
Information and advice for taught and research postgraduate students on career options, job searching and application strategies, as well as details of further support from our Careers Service.
Steve Norman (Careers Service) PowerPoint presentation, followed by a question and answer session

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Edinburgh Global sessions

Edinburgh Global staff will be online to talk to students from overseas who want to ask questions or learn more about study opportunities. Sessions run twice a month, on Wednesdays, at either 12:00 or 16:00 (BST).

Register for Edinburgh Global sessions

Subject-based events

We also run sessions throughout the year focusing on specfic programmes or subject areas, affording you the chance to speak to academic staff about your particular interests.

Timetable of Subject-based events