All the latest news, events and other information from within the College's postgraduate community. Also provides helpful resources for prospective students and alumni.
Six Things I wish I knew before starting a PhD
Our PhD students share six things they wish they’d known before they started their PhD, from taking advantage of every opportunity to knowing when to take a break.
The Nitrous Oxide Project: #nixthenitrous
Alifia Chakera, part-time Master of Public Health alumni, explains her career progression toward climate change in healthcare, and how she began the journey.
Highlights of the Academic Year 2020-21
We take a look back at some of the highlights from our postgraduate community during the last academic year.
Is Doing A PhD Lonely?
In this blog post, we address the popular myth that PhD students work all day and night without time for a proper social life. In fact, PhD life brings a wide variety of opportunities to make new friends and connections.
PTES (Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey) Results 2021
The College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine has once again performed extremely well in the annual PTES results.
Q&A with Matt Ball, MSc Stem Cells & Translational Neurology Graduate
We chat to Matt about his experience of the online MSc Stem Cells and Translational Neurology programme.
Meet the HSC DDI Talent programme team
Meet the Health and Social Care (HSC) Data Driven Innovation (DDI) Talent programme team who provide their insight on the power of data in health and social care.
Featuring Dr. Neneh Rowa-Dewar
Since January 2021, Dr. Neneh Rowa-Dewar has co-directed the part-time Master of Public Health (MPH) programme together with Dr. Rose Geddes.
In Conversation with David Pyott
Professor Baljean Dhillon recently chatted with David Pyott, ex-CEO of Allergan, about the impact of the Pyott Foundation Scholarships in Clinical Ophthalmology.
EUSA Teaching Awards 2021
Many congratulations to all our postgraduate staff who were either winners, shortlisted or included on the Roll of Honour!
Online part-time MPH student Ania Gryka-MacPhail reflects on how the learning helped her work
Ania shares thoughts on how SLICC, a student-led course which is a part of online Master in Public Health programme, facilitated completing a work project and presenting its results at the European Congress on Obesity.
Reflections on my experiences of having my dissertation manuscript published in a peer reviewed Journal
A student reflection blog post by Ludoviko Zirimenya a graduate of The University of Edinburgh.
From Masters dissertation to publication
In this post, Grace Lewis, an Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research PhD student at the University of Leeds, shares her experience of writing a journal article from her MPH dissertation completed with the Usher Institute, University of Edinburgh.
Major Accreditation Success For MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors
Congratulations to the MSc Patient Safety and Clinical Human Factors team, whose programme has just achieved accreditation with the Chartered Institute for Ergonomics and Human Factors.
Student Testimonial from Pauliina Upla, MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health graduate
Pauliina shares her thoughts on how the online masters degree helped introduce her to new perspectives on biodiversity. Pauliina also chats about how the MSc prompted her to make a career change.
Meet the Team: MSc Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
Meet the friendly and dedicated team behind our online MSc Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.
Advance in your career with Health Data Science certification
A new, fully funded Health Data Science Course has been launched. Applications are now open.
Three new masters programmes launched
In March 2021, three new online masters degrees were launched, with support and funding from the DDI programme.
Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholarships
Two of our MSc Clinical Education students reflect on how the Commonwealth Scholarships have benefited their career and the important health work they do.
Tutor of the Month #6: Mostafa Ahmad
Mostafa is one of our hard-working and friendly tutors on the MSc Internal Medicine. Check out this post to learn more about his role and expertise.
MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health - Student Testimonial
Chaona is one of our amazing online graduates. Here she chats about her experience of the MSc Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health.
Meet the team: MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care
Meet the interesting and talented team behind the new MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care programme.
Choose an MSc Data Science for Health and Social Care
The data revolution is here to stay and has led to the development of this new postgraduate programme.
Meet the Team: MSc Clinical Animal Behaviour
Meet the friendly and dedicated team behind our popular online MSc in Clinical Animal Behaviour.
Meet the Team: MSc Epidemiology
Meet the friendly and dedicated team behind our new online masters in Epidemiology.
Why Study an MSc Integrated Global Health Degree?
Find out more about our exciting new online MSc Integrated Global Health.
Meet the Team: MSc Integrated Global Health
Meet the friendly and multi-talented team behind the new MSc Integrated Global Health.
Five Reasons to Study an MSc Epidemiology With Us
The emergence of a global pandemic has led to a newfound interest in epidemiology. What is it? Who can study it?
Q&A with Eric Fung, Doctor and Current Student on the MSc Internal Medicine
We chat to Eric, a GP trainee, about his experience of the online MSc Internal Medicine so far.
What Is Accreditation and Why Is It Important?
In this blog post, we explain what accreditation means for online programmes and why it's so important.
Q&A with Darien Cipta, Doctor and Master of Family Medicine Graduate
Darien is one of our Master of Family Medicine graduates. He now acts as a tutor on the programme while working as a doctor in Indonesia.
Major Global Achievement for Online Master of Public Health Programme
Congratulations to the online Master of Public Health team, whose programme has just gained full accreditation with the Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation (APHEA).
Q&A with Nadia Hernandez-Plumb, business owner and MSc Equine Science graduate
Meet Nadia, one of our online masters graduates. She now runs her own equestrian business and helps other owners and professionals with their horses, including behavioural problems and developing the bond between horse and human.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021
Read more about some of our amazing female researchers and clinicians from around the College!
Why Choose Clinical Anatomy for Intercalation?
Find out what the MSc Clinical Anatomy can offer intercalating medical and dental students, including enhanced anatomical knowledge through anatomy by dissection.
Tutor of the Month #5: Victoria McCulloch
Each month we profile one of our fantastic postgraduate tutors. This February we chat to Victoria McCulloch, tutor on the online PgCert/PgDip in Anatomical Sciences.
World Cancer Day 2021
Read about some of the amazing cancer-related research being done by our staff and postgraduate students.
UNCOVER Awarded Principal's Teaching Award Scheme (PTAS) Grant
Find out more about how the grant is funding UNCOVER's innovative working model.
What to Consider Before Applying for an Online Masters
Some of the key things you need to think about before applying for an online degree.
Our biggest postgraduate success stories from around the College this year. Read more about the fantastic efforts of our postgraduate programmes in 2020, including staff awards, student achievements, new funding opportunities and much, much more!