Doctoral College

Vision and strategy

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

The University of Edinburgh Doctoral College was founded in January 2020 to support all postgraduate researchers and supervisors across the University.

Our vision

The Doctoral College will continue to build on our culture of collaboration, innovation and networking to further establish the University of Edinburgh at the forefront of postgraduate research across the World

 

Our mission

As the Doctoral College, we work collaboratively to foster and develop postgraduate research.  We do this by engaging positively with our postgraduate researchers, by facilitating innovation in training, and by raising the profile of postgraduate research across the University and externally.

 

Our Strategic Objectives

The Doctoral College aims to:

  • Promote and facilitate the exchange of expertise to support and improve the postgraduate student experience
  • Raise the profile of postgraduate research across the University
  • Coordinate support for postgraduate researchers and supervisors across the institution
  • Lead on national and international debates and initiatives in doctoral education

Related links

Professor Antony Maciocia, Dean of Postgraduate Research in the College of Science & Engineering, is one of the Co-leads of the new Doctoral College. Read an interview with him in the Staff Bulletin magazine:

Our new Doctoral College - read more