Postgraduate Open Day - 15 November 2017

Advance booking is strongly recommended for this event. This allows us to update you if there are any changes to your chosen School's programme or additional activities you may be interested in.

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If you would like to bring a guest, you are welcome to and they do not need to register. Please note though they may not be able to attend all the sessions, due to the capacity of the rooms.

Day Overview

The Postgraduate Open Day includes lots of opportunities to interact with our students and staff, within a range of activities. All of these are optional - you can attend all of them or just to some as your prefer.  The majority of the central talks are 20 minutes, leaving you 10 minutes to get to your next venue.  There will be refreshment from 9:00 - 17:00 at McEwan Hall and the Informatics Forum.
09:00 - 11:45 Morning  activities and talks
12:00 - 15:00 School Visits
14:45 - 17:00 Afternoon activities and talks
17:00 - 18:30 Evening Reception










Walk from McEwan Hall to New College

Start from McEwan Hall

1215 - 1220


Welcome from the Director of Postgraduate Studies (Prof. Brian Stanley).


Foyer, New College


1220 - 1300

Welcome from the Head of School (Prof. Paul Foster) followed by sandwich lunch with current students and staff.  There will be opportunity to meet individually over lunch with Masters Programme Directors and prospective PhD supervisors. Please contact in advance if there is someone in particular whom you would like to talk to.  Professor Stanley will be available throughout to answer questions and 1:1 conversation.


Rainy Hall, New College

1300 –1345


1345 - 1415

Programme presentations and Q&A, with Programme Directors and the Director of Postgraduate Studies.  The presentations will cover the structure and character of the five taught Masters programmes offered by the School, and also give an introduction to the School’s research degrees (Masters by Research, MPhil, PhD).


Martin Hall, New College

Presentation on postgraduate student life in the School of Divinity, led by current students, with time for questions and answers.


Martin Hall, New College

1415 - 1445

Student-led tour of the School of Divinity (New College), including New College Library and postgraduate study facilities

Start from Martin Hall, New College