Our Postgraduate Open Day is an ideal opportunity for you to come and see the University and our wonderful city for yourself. You will also find out more about our extensive range of postgraduate taught and research study opportunities and the support we provide you during your studies.

If you choose the University of Edinburgh, you’ll be joining one of the leading teaching and research institutions in the world:

  • 20th in the 2020 QS World University Rankings;
  • All of our Schools conduct world-leading research (REF 2014);
  • UK leader in the commercialisation of our research
  • World leader in social responsibility and sustainability
  • A vibrant global community comprising 16000 postgraduate students from over 150 nations

What to expect from the Open Day on 13th November

You can chat with students throughout the Open Day whether it be during your school visit, during panel discussions, student cafe, on campus tours, or at the closing reception.

Our comprehensive Open Day programme is designed to best inform you on what support you can expect from us. Activities include:

  • talks addressing the key themes of how to make an effective application, looking for funding, accommodation and transitioning to further study;
  • speaking to current students;
  • an Information Fair featuring stalls from our student support services;
  • subject-specific activities run by each of our academic Schools; and
  • tours of our facilities and accommodation.

World-Class University, World-Class City 

If you would like to explore the city, why not extend your visit and discover why Edinburgh is repeatedly voted one of the best places to live in the world.

Find out more about our University and our beautiful city in our short film 

Further information and booking

The event is open to anybody who would like to learn more about our wide range of taught programmes and research opportunities, 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 postgrad.enquiries@ed.ac.uk