Open days, events and visits

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 on the last Wednesday of every month; 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.

For more information about how we use your personal data, please view our Privacy Statement at: https://www.ed.ac.uk/student-recruitment/about/use-of-personal-data

Next set of sessions - Wednesday 28th November 

Time (GMT) Session title and description Host(s) Format
09:30-10:30
Careers Service: support for postgraduates
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.
Jennifer Steven & Carol Macdonald (Careers Service) PowerPoint presentation followed by question and answer session with audio
10:30-11:30
Ask our students panel
Current students 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.
Clara Pirie (Student Recruitment & Admissions) Question and answer session with audio
11:00-12:00
Accommodation options for postgraduates
Information on different accommodation options for postgraduate students, with a chance to ask questions about applying. 
Karen Marshall (Accommodation, Catering & Events) PowerPoint presentation followed by question and answer session with audio
12:00-13:00
Choosing a research degree
Information and advice on what you need to consider before applying for a research programme, and guidance on making the right choice. 
Liz Dobson-McKittrick (Student Recruitment & Admissions) PowerPoint presentation followed by question and answer session with audio
12:30-13:30
Online Learning: what is it like to study online?
Join this session to find out what studying for a postgraduate qualification online is like, including how you learn and what a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) looks like. You will then have a chance to ask any questions you may have.
Lauren Johnston-Smith, (Learning, Teaching & Web) PowerPoint presentation followed by question and answer session with audio
13:30-14:30
Making an effective postgraduate application
Information and advice on what you need to consider before applying, how to apply via our online application system, the offer-making process, and what makes a strong personal statement.
Clara Pirie (Student Recruitment & Admissions) PowerPoint presentation followed by question and answer session with audio

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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 specific programmes or subject areas, affording you the chance to speak to academic staff about your particular interests.

Timetable of Subject-based events