Open days, events and visits

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, 2023 - 2024

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 Study Fairs in the UK

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During 2023 - 2024, you can come and visit our stand at a number of postgraduate study fairs.

Postgraduate Online Learning Essentials

Postgraduate Online Learning Essentials
NEXT EVENT: 27 March 2024. Get a flavour of what it's like to study for a postgraduate ONLINE programme at Edinburgh at this online event that takes place twice a year

Postgraduate Discovery Days

Postgraduate Discovery Days provide a general introduction to postgraduate study at Edinburgh
NEXT EVENT: 18 April 2024. Get essential information at this one-day virtual event about applying, admissions, funding and student life

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days
NEXT EVENT: 22 and 23 May 2024. Join us in May 2024 (bookings will open in early April) to find out about the +70 postgraduate degrees that you can study online!

Introduction to Postgraduate Research

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NEXT EVENT: 19 June 2024. Learn more about pursuing a PhD at the University of Edinburgh.

Introduction to Postgraduate Study

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NEXT EVENT: 26 June 2024. This online 1.5 hour session provides a general introduction for anyone starting to think about on-campus postgraduate study and considering the University of Edinburgh.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

the next Postgraduate Virtual Open Days event takes place 12 to 14 November 2023
Our annual Virtual Open Days event took place on 12 - 14 November.

Taking part in our online events

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Hints and tips for getting the most out of the online events hosted by the University's Postgraduate Student Recruitment team.

Campus visits

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