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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 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.

Introduction to Postgraduate Study

Introduction session logo and image
This live and interactive session provides a broad general overview to postgraduate study and the University of Edinburgh.

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

Get a flavour of what it's like to study for a postgraduate online programme at Edinburgh at this online event in June 2023.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, November 2022, Fine Art student in Edinburgh College of Art
Our November 2022 Virtual Open Days have now concluded.

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)

1 February 2023 (Postgrad Live)

Introduction to Postgraduate Study (join us online)

6 February 2023

9 March 2023

19 April 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
Online Learning Essentials (join us online) 26 June 2023
Campus visits (join us in person) various time-slots on Mondays and Fridays throughout the academic year