College of Humanities & Social Science

General policies

Information on important policies that the College adheres to.

Equality and diversity

The College is committed to promoting equality and diversity, in line with University policy.

Information about the University's approach to equality and diversity, including guidance on current policies, can be found on the University's Equality and Diversity website.

Students with a disability

Students with a disability, including those with specific learning difficulties such as dyslexia, are warmly welcomed to the University of Edinburgh.

The Disability Office offers information and advice on all aspects of support for disabled students and can help you plan your studies at Edinburgh. Full details can be found on their website.

The Disability Office also provides guidance on policy and legislation, and information for staff supporting students with a disability.

Health and Safety

Information on Health and Safety policy, codes of practice, guidance, and information on training are available from the University's centralised Health and Safety department.

Health and Safety Department

Freedom of information, data protection and records management

Information on the University's compliance with the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act, Publication Schemes and Records Management can be found on the Records Management Section's website.

The Records Management Section provides help and advice to all units of the University, including records management practices and procedures, data protection and freedom of information.

Information about the Records Management Section's role

Records Management Section website

Human resources and job vacancies

Human resources (HR) services in the University of Edinburgh are primarily delivered by four devolved HR teams located across the University. There is a dedicated HR Team based in the College of Humanities and Social Science.

Please note, however, that vacancies in this College and all other parts of the University are advertised on the University's dedicated recruitment website.