Postgraduate Open Day


Classroom 3, Sanderson Building


Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 09:00 to 18:30

Bookings are now open for our Postgraduate Open Day.

This is a great opportunity for you to come and find out more about your programme of interest and explore the University and the city of Edinburgh.

The Postgraduate Open Day includes lots of opportunities to interact with our students and staff. The programme is split into distinct blocks of activities, including:

Central morning programme 9:00-11:45

  • Vice Principal and Students' Assocation address
  • Admissions, Finance & Student Services Information Fair
  • Programme of talks including:
    • Returning to studies after a break
    • Information for international students
    • Careers and employability
    • How a masters is different from undergrad
    • Preparing for postgraduate research
  • PhD Student Panel
  • 3 Minute Thesis

School visit 12:00-15:00

  • Lunch and a chance to chat to staff and students
  • Welcome from Head of School, Hugh McCann
  • Tour of postgraduate facilities
  • Demonstrations of current research projects
  • MSc programme stands

Central afternoon programme 14:30 - 17:00

  • Applying and finance talks
  • Funding Information point
  • 'Ask our postgraduate taught students' panel discussion
  • Accommodation tours
  • Sports and Exercise tours
  • Campus tours
  • Student cafe

Evening reception 17:00 - 18:30

Join us at our informal reception where you can relax and chat with other visitors, and have another chance to chat with current students and staff.

Booking and Further Information

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Students talking at a previous University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Open Day
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