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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, 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 Virtual Open Days

the next Postgraduate Virtual Open Days event takes place 12 to 14 November 2023
SAVE THE DATE: 14 - 16 November 2023. Our annual Virtual Open Days event covers our entire on-campus postgraduate portfolio. Ideal, if you plan to start your studies in 2024-25 or later.

Introduction to Postgraduate Study

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NEXT EVENT: 13 December 2023. This interactive 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 Online Learning Essentials

Postgraduate Online Learning Essentials
NEXT EVENT: 17 January 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: 21 February 2024. Get essential information at this one-day event about applying, admissions, funding and student life

Postgraduate Online Learning Open Days

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

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.

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.

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:

Introduction to Postgraduate Study (join us online) 27 September 2023
PhD Live Study Fair - Sheffield (join us in person) 11 October 2023
Russell Group Roadshow - Various UK locations (join us in person) 6 - 10 November 2023
Postgraduate Virtual Open Days (join us online)  14-16 November 2023
Campus visits (join us in person) various time-slots on Mondays and Fridays throughout the academic year
Postgraduate Online Learning Essentials (join us online) 17 January 2024
Postgraduate Discovery Day (join us online) 21 February 2024