Meet Us

Would you like to know more about studying with us? Are you interested in chatting to our staff and visiting the School of Physics and Astronomy? We offer a range of on-campus and online events, which you are welcome to attend.

Visiting the School of Physics and Astronomy

Open Days

Open Days are open to anyone who is considering undertaking undergraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh. These events are a great opportunity to learn more about the degree programmes we offer, visit the campus, and meet with staff and current students.

You can meet Physics & Astronomy staff and students at the next University of Edinburgh Open Days.

Find out more about the University of Edinburgh Open Days.

Offer Holder Events 2024

The School of Physics and Astronomy is organising a range of events for Offer Holders . These events are aimed at those who hold a conditional or unconditional offer to study with us.  

Our Offer Holder Events will be on the 12th April and 26th April 2024. Please refer to the Booking Form of your Congratulation Offer email to register your place to one of these events.

Online events

If you cannot make our on-campus Offer Holder Events, you can still meet us online.  Events include a presentation from a member of academic staff within the School and current students, and a Question & Answer session. Presentations include information on living in Edinburgh, degree structures and courses, and student services. Each session has a duration of around 1 hour and is hosted on Blackboard’s Collaborate Ultra.  All you need is a computer and an internet connection.  You do not need a web cam or microphone as questions can be asked via a text chat box. Please refer to the Booking Form of your Congratulation Offer email to register your place to one of these online events.

Chat to our students

Connect with Physics and Astronomy students and find out about student life. Our students are excited to talk to you!

Chat to Physics and Astronomy students

Individual visits to the School of Physics and Astronomy

enquiries [at] (Get in touch) if you are interested in studying with us and would like us to organise a one-to-one visit to our School. Booking is essential, and we may not be able to accommodate unplanned drop-ins.

University Online Information Sessions

These sessions provide you with information on the University of Edinburgh, the Scottish Higher Education system, accommodation options and student life. The sessions are live and online and give you the opportunity to ask questions and find out more about studying in Edinburgh.

Online Information Session

Campus Visit

Student-led tours are ideal for visitors to the city who want to find out more about student life and our campuses. You can choose to tour the Central Campus , King’s Buildings Campus, or both. 

Register to attend a Campus Visit

The University of Edinburgh also offers self-guided audio tours of both the George Square and King's Buildings campuses. The audio tour allows you to explore our beautiful campuses at your own pace, at a time that suits you.

Download the self-guided audio tour

Virtual Visit

The University of Edinburgh Virtual Visit  will give prospective students a flavour of what it is like to study here in Edinburgh from the comfort of your own home

Virtual Visit - School of Physics & Astronomy