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Postgraduate Events

Explore our campus and city, find out about our courses and meet our staff and students to have all your questions answered.

About our study events

Do you want to explore our beautiful campus and city? Perhaps you want to chat to a member of staff or meet current students? We offer a range of postgraduate events and resources to help you discover everything you need to know about postgraduate study. There’s something for everyone no matter where you live in the world.

We offer a range of:

  • campus events
  • online virtual events
  • varied events throughout the UK and overseas.

These events provide a great opportunity for you to meet with our staff and find out what it’s like to be a student at Newcastle University.

Campus open days

Our on-campus open days provide a great opportunity to:

  • explore our beautiful campus
  • discuss your study options with a member of staff
  • chat to current students about what its really like to study here
  • understand more about the funding opportunities for postgraduate students
  • get advice and guidance from our award-winning careers team
  • discover the city of Newcastle
Open day student rep at Newcastle University guiding an attendee

Virtual events

We run a number of regular webinars and one Virtual Open Day event aimed at postgraduate study, each year. 

Join our academics, student services, and current students in our regular series of online postgraduate webinars. Each webinar covers a different topic and will give you the opportunity to get your questions answered live by our panel of experts. 

Our online open day is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about what postgraduate study at Newcastle is like, including information on the application process, funding, and more - all from the comfort of your own home. 

At our Virtual Open Day, you’ll get the chance to: 

  • chat to subject specialists 
  • find out about funding opportunities 
  • get postgraduate careers advice 
  • find out what current students think about studying, living and working in Newcastle 

International events

We’re a truly international university, with over 28,000 students from over 140 countries represented on campus. With this in mind, we regularly travel overseas to meet students and to help answer all your questions about studying with us.

Subject-led events

Throughout the year some academic schools and institutes run open days for prospective students and offer holders. At these events you can:

  • meet academics and current postgraduate students
  • find out about taught and research degrees
  • visit facilities

You may be able to arrange a visit that is not part of a scheduled open day. Contact your proposed academic school or research institute to find out if this is possible.

Meet with your potential supervisor

If you are interested in one of our research programmes and have identified a potential supervisor, we'd encourage you to contact them to discuss arranging a visit. Your proposed academic school or research institute will be able to help you with this.

Find out more about our academic schools or our research institutes.