Doctoral College

What is the Doctoral College?

The University of Edinburgh Doctoral College is a coordinating structure for all postgraduate researchers, supervisors and relevant staff at the university, designed to enhance and support the postgraduate student experience. 

For information and resources for research staff, please see the Research Staff Pages:


A Town Hall Event for all Postgraduate Researchers was held on 6th December 2022. A recording of this event is available to watch here - 



The purpose of the Doctoral College, our vision and strategic objectives


About the Doctoral College leadership and management structure, and the wider Doctoral College team.

Information about professional, careers and personal development training and opportunities for UoE PGRstudents.

Information on student representation, wellbeing services and opportunities for engagement.

Information and guidance for staff who supervise research students.

Information on funded PhD training programmes and support for directors and administrators of these programmes.