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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 Discovery Days

Postgraduate Discovery Day
NEXT EVENT: 29 March 2023. Get essential information at this one-day, 10-session event about applying, admissions, fees, funding and student life aimed at those considering ON-CAMPUS postgraduate study.

Introduction to Postgraduate Study

Introduction session logo and image
NEXT EVENT: 19 April 2023. This live and interactive 1.5 hour session provides a broad general introduction to postgraduate study and the University of Edinburgh for anyone in the early stages of thinking about postgraduate.

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days

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

Postgraduate Online Learning Essentials

Postgraduate Online Learning Essentials
NEXT EVENT: 28 June 2023. Get a flavour of what it's like to study for a postgraduate ONLINE programme at Edinburgh at this online event in June.

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.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days
SAVE THE DATE: 14 - 16 November 2023. Our annual Virtual Open Days event covers our entire postgraduate portfolio. If you plan to start your studies in 2023-24 or later, save the date for our 2023 event.

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

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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.

Dates for your diary:

Postgraduate Discovery Days (join us online)

29 March 2023

30 August 2023

Introduction to Postgraduate Study (join us online)

19 April 2023

26 July 2023

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days (join us online) 24 - 25 May 2023
Online Learning Essentials (join us online) 28 June 2023
Campus visits (join us in person) various time-slots on Mondays and Fridays throughout the academic year
Postgraduate Study Fairs (visit our stand) various events throughout the year