Postgraduate study


The views of postgraduate students are represented on both school and university committees.

Photo of students outside a University building

Student groups

Edinburgh University Students' Association (EUSA) has a number of student groups that provide a sense of community, offer support and form a base for campaigning. 

EUSA student groups

Postgraduate student group

EUSA’s postgraduate student group provides a forum for the discussion of postgraduate issues.

It also represents postgraduates and the issues that concern them within the Students’ Association and to the University.

EUSA Postgraduate

School committees

Taught postgraduates are represented on staff-student liaison committees within each School.

Class representatives are normally elected in the first few weeks of semester one. They ensure that students' views on academic matters are heard.

In addition, there are also a School postgraduate studies committees, which should include representation from taught and research postgraduate students.

Student representation for distance learners

Effective student representation is a vital part of the University’s quality assurance. Learn about the support available for Online Distance Learning Student Reps, reason for becoming a Student Rep, and how to go about it, on our Students website.

Student representation for distance learners - Students site