Open days, events and visits

Postgraduate Open Day Programme

Browse the programme of activities and register for the Postgraduate Open Day on Wednesday 13 November.

Postgraduate Open Day Programme

Day Overview

The Postgraduate Open Day includes lots of opportunities to interact with our students and staff, within a range of activities. There will be refreshments from 9:30 - 12:30 and 15:00 - 18:00  in the Informatics Forum.
09:30 - 12:30 Morning activities and talks
12:30 - 15:30 School visits (including lunch) - detailed information will be available in early October
15:30 - 17:00 Afternoon activities and talks
16:30 - 18:00 Evening reception

Register

Ticket drop off

You can register online now on the link below

Registration

 You're welcome to bring your ticket on your device. If you forget your ticket, don't worry, we can find your booking on the day.

Registration desk Informatics Forum  9:30 - 12:00

Opportunities to speak to support staff

Time Activity Venue / Campus map link
9.30 - 12:30 Student Support Services Information Fair: Students' Association, Student Disability Service, Careers Service, Institute for Academic Development, Sports & Exercise, Sports Union, Development and Alumni, Student Immigration Service, Online learning programmes and Edinburgh Global. McEwan Hall Basement
09:30 - 17:00 Accommodation information point (including room viewing) Buccleuch Place
 9.30 - 12:30 Admissions information point

Informatics Forum, G7

9.30 - 12:30

Student Funding information point, including SAAS McEwan Hall Basement
15:00 - 17:00 Student Funding information point, including SAAS Informatics Forum, Attrium

Talks

Time Talks Venue / Campus map link
Morning talks:
09:30-10:00 Early bird Accommodation talk McEwan Hall
10:00 - 10:30 Welcome to the University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Community McEwan Hall
10:45 - 11:15 Funding postgraduate study McEwan Hall
11:45 - 12:15 How to write an effective application McEwan Hall
Afternoon talks:
15:30, 16:00

Making the transition to taught masters 

Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 4
15:30, 16:00 Making the transition to postgraduate research Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 5
15:30, 16:00 Information for international students (EU & non-EU) Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 2
16:00 Accommodation talk (repeat of earlier talk) Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 1

Opportunities to speak to current students

Time Activity Venue
15:00 - 16:30 Postgrad Cafe including refreshments Informatics Forum, G7
16:30 - 18:00 Informal reception, where current students will be available to talk to. Informatics Forum, G7

Tours

Time Activity Meeting point
9:45, 10:15, 10:45, 11:15

Sport & Exercise Tours (60 minutes)

An opportunity to visit our state of the art facilities. A member of Sport & Exercise staff will lead you to the Pleasance Gym to then take you on a tour of the facilities and give you an overview of what they have to offer students. 

Outside McEwan Hall

9:45, 10:15, 10:45, 11:15

15:00, 15:15, 15:30, 15:45, 16:00

George Square Tours (60 minutes)

A current student will lead you around George Square and the sorrounding buildings to help familiarise yourself with the location of our main buildings. The tour lasts an hour.

Outside the Informatics Forum
9:30 - 16:00

Library tour and Information desk

A general tour of the University’s Main Library, which highlights the resources, services and facilities that we offer to postgraduate students. Main Library tours begin at the Library Welcome desk in the Main Library foyer. Tours start at 09:30 and will leave every half hour thereafter. The last tour leaves at 16:00.

Main Library

Evening Reception  

Time Details Venue
16:30 - 18:00 Unwind at the end of the day at our informal reception. Continue your discussions with our staff and students, and compare notes with other prospective applicants. Informatics Forum

School Visits

You will have the opportunity to visit your school of interest between 12:30 - 15:30, where you will have an opportunity to meet academics, support staff and current students. Lunch will be provided. More information is available below:

 

 

School of Biological Sciences

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Biological Sciences.

Business School

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the Business School.

School of Chemistry

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Chemistry.

School of Divinity

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Divinity.

School of Economics

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Economics.

Edinburgh College of Art (including Music)

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to Edinburgh College of Art.

Moray House School of Education and Sport

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the Graduate School of Education & Sport.

School of Engineering

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Engineering.

School of GeoSciences

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of GeoSciences.

School of Health in Social Science

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Health in Social Science.

School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

School of Informatics and Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC)

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Informatics.

Edinburgh Law School

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Law.

School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

School of Mathematics

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Mathematics.

Edinburgh Medical School

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the Edinburgh Medical School.

School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences.

School of Physics & Astronomy

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Physics.

School of Social & Political Science

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the School of Social & Political Science.

Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies

Postgraduate Open Day programme of events for visitors to the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.