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Open Days and Events

If you're thinking about postgraduate study at Edinburgh, come along to one of our online or in-person events and sessions and find out from staff and students what it's like. All our current events are listed below; times given are in local UK time and typically, the event registration form opens 5 weeks before each event.

Postgraduate Event Calendar, 2022 - 2023

View our events calendar of all confirmed postgraduate open days and events for the year ahead, listed month-by-month, including registration details.

Calendar of events

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, November 2022, Fine Art student in Edinburgh College of Art
Thinking about postgraduate taught (Masters) study or postgraduate research (i.e. PhD) here in Edinburgh? Then join us online between 15 - 17 November 2022 for +200 live webinar sessions.

Postgraduate Discovery Days

Student in Engineering lab - an image used to promote the Postgraduate Discovery Days, 2023
Get essential information about applying, fees and funding and student life. Discovery Days are online events that provide an essential introduction to postgraduate study and life at Edinburgh.

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days 24 - 25 May 2023
We offer +70 postgraduate degrees that you can study online! Join us online during 24 - 25 May 2023 to find out more and live text -chat with academic staff, support services and students.

Postgraduate Online Learning Essentials

student in campus cafe
Get a flavour of what it's like to study for a postgraduate online programme at Edinburgh at this online event in January and July 2023.

Introduction to Postgraduate Study

student at main entrance to the King's Building Campus, University of Edinburgh
This session provides a general overview to postgraduate study and the University of Edinburgh for anyone interested in postgraduate study.

Postgraduate Study Fairs

Student in Old Medical School, outside the Anatomy Museum
During 2022 - 2023, you can come and visit our stand at a number of postgraduate study fairs and speak with our staff.

Campus visits

student-led campus tours
Our campus visit includes a student-led campus tour, a supporting information video emailed prior to your attendance and tailored onward signposting to your next points of interest for your visit to Edinburgh.

Taking part in our online events

Laptop open with multiple attendees in online meeting
Hints and tips for getting the most out of the online events hosted by the University's Postgraduate Student Recruitment team.

Dates for your diary:

Postgraduate Study Fairs (visit our stand)

13 October 2022 (PhD Live)

7-11 November 2022 (Russell Group Universities Postgraduate Study Roadshow)

1 February 2023 (Postgrad Live)

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days (join us online) 15 - 17 November 2022
Introduction to Postgraduate Study (join us online)

13 December 2022

6 February 2023

9 March 2023

19 April 2023

Online Learning Essentials (join us online)

12 January 2023

 3 July 2023

Postgraduate Discovery Days (join us online)

29 March 2023

26 July 2023

30 August 2023

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days (join us online) 24 - 25 May 2023
Campus visits (join us in person) various time-slots on Mondays and Fridays throughout the academic year

Open Days & Events in our academic Schools & Colleges


  • 19 October 2022, 12:30 - 16:00