Doctoral College

What is the Doctoral College?

The University of Edinburgh Doctoral College is a coordinating structure for all postgraduate researchers, supervisors and relevant staff at the university, designed to enhance and support the postgraduate student experience.

For information and resources for research staff, please see the Research Staff Pages:

The Doctoral College hosted an online welcome event for new postgraduate researchers on the 13th of September 2022. The recording is available on the Doctoral College Sharepoint site  (University of Edinburgh login required)

Edinburgh city centre garden

The purpose of the Doctoral College, our vision and strategic objectives

Student walking through research suite in main library

About the Doctoral College leadership and management structure, and the wider Doctoral College team.

Information about professional, careers and personal development training and opportunities for UoE PGR students.

Information and guidance for staff who supervise research students.

Information on student representation, wellbeing services and opportunities for engagement.

Information on funded PhD training programmes and support for directors and administrators of these programmes.

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