Our Postgraduate Virtual Open Week is an ideal opportunity for you to hear about the University from wherever you are. You will find out about our extensive range of postgraduate study opportunities, support and facilities to help you thrive throughout your studies in this beautiful and vibrant capital city.

By choosing the University of Edinburgh, you’ll be joining a leading teaching and research institution that has been influencing the world since 1583.

We are:

  • Consistently ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and currently 20th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings;
  • Ranked 4th in the UK for ‘research power’, with all our Schools conducting world-leading research (Research Excellence Framework, 2014);
  • World leader in social responsibility and sustainability
  • A vibrant global community comprising 16,000 postgraduate students from over 150 nations;

What to expect from the Postgraduate Virtual Open Week

At the Virtual Open Week you’ll be able to find out about the study opportunities available, the support you can expect from us, and the experience of current students. Through an online platform, Blackboard Collaborate, you can ask questions and hear from staff and current students. On average each session last an hour.

Sessions include:

  • Subject area talks
  • Student Panels
  • Introduction to the University of Edinburgh
  • How to write an effective application
  • Student support services sessions
  • Academic support
  • Student life

World-Class University, World-Class City 

To get a feel of what it is like to live in this beautiful city and study here, watch this short film

Further information and booking

The event is open to anybody who would like to learn more about our wide range of postgraduate programmes, as well as to those who have already applied.

For further information, and to book your place, please visit our website or contact our Student Recruitment and Admissions postgraduate team