Open days, events and visits

Register for our student service and admissions online information sessions

Details of our forthcoming online sessions allowing you to meet the experts and get your questions answered about postgraduate study.

Next set of Online Information Sessions - Wednesday 31st July

Time (UK Local) Session title and description Host(s) Format
09:00-10:00
Student Induction: Preparing for University 

This session will cover how best to prepare for your transition into your new postgraduate life, what practical things you can do before you arrive and when you start and also an opportunity to hear from a current PG student and ask them questions!

Rav Panesar (Pre-Arrival & Induction Team) PowerPoint presentation followed by question and answer session with audio
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.
Susan Bird (Careers Service) PowerPoint presentation followed by question and answer session with audio
10:00-11:00 Institute for Academic Development: Supporting you with your studies
Staff from our Institute for Academic Development (IAD) will provide information about the resources and courses available to masters students, what masters level study is like and some of the key skills necessary to succeed at postgraduate level.
Jenna Mann (Institute for Academic Development) PowerPoint presentation followed by a question and answer session with audio
10:30-11:30
'Ask our students' panel
Current Masters and PhD 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
14:30-15:30
Admissions: College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Speak with admissions staff dealing with applications for the following Schools: Edinburgh College of Art; Education; Health in Social Science; History, Classics & Archaeology; Law; and Literatures, Languages & Cultures
Corin Taylor-MacArthur (College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences) Question and answer session via text chat
15:00-16:00
Admissions: College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine
Speak with admissions staff dealing with applications for Edinburgh Medical School & Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies. 
Michelle Robertson & Dawn Shennan (College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine) Question and answer session via text chat
16:00-17:00
Admissions: Applying for a taught postgraduate programme in the College of Science & Engineering
Speak with admissions staff dealing with applications for masters study in the Schools of: Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Engineering; GeoSciences; Informatics; Mathematics; and Physics & Astronomy
Wendy Hisbent (College of Science & Engineering) Question and answer session via text chat

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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 Tuesdays, 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.

Find out what subject-based events are running