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Postgraduate Life

Postgraduate Life

News and views from the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine's postgraduate community

Category: Student experience

Georgie Willoughby

Final year online Master of Public Health student Georgie Willoughby explains what she learned doing her ‘Student-Led Individually Created Course’.

Selfie of Yvonne Kerr

Yvonne Kerr reflects on her time as a part-time online learning student, balancing family life and a full-time career.

Amal Alsuqaf

Master of Public Health student Amal reflects on conducting a project on the health implications of abortion bans in the United States.

Two researchers in a laboratory

Our alumni tell us why they studied infectious diseases at Edinburgh and what they have gone on to do since graduating.

Dominic Arthur

PhD researcher Dominic discusses his research journey from an undergraduate focus on immunology to a PhD using network analysis and bioinformatics.

Arish Mudra Rakshasa-Loots

PhD researcher Arish talks about using community engagement to inform research looking at the increased risk of depression in people living with HIV

85% overall satisfaction, Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2023

The survey’s results show high student satisfaction across taught postgraduate programmes at the College.

Students congratulating each other outside McEwan Hall.

We asked today’s graduates if they had any messages to share with each other – to congratulate each other or to recognise their extraordinary achievements.

Online student studying on a sofa at home.

How do you get started with your online learning programme? We asked five graduates to share their tips and advice.

People working at computers in a research institute open plan office

Our PhD students share things they wish they’d known before they started their PhD, from taking advantage of every opportunity to knowing when to take a break.


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