Literatures, Languages & Cultures

New Postgraduate Students

Welcome to the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures! The following information will be useful to you both before and after your arrival.

Checklist and guide to the next few weeks

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A few of the most important things to do when you're starting your postgraduate degree, both before you arrive and after you get to Edinburgh.

Welcome Week events

Postgraduate Students
Get started properly with Literatures, Languages and Cultures by attending our School events for postgraduate students | 13th-15th September

Guide to Degree Programmes and Courses

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Getting to grips with your degree programme, its structure and the options open to you, is a worthwhile exercise before you join us. The following information will help, and your Programme Director and the Graduate School office will be happy to advise you further.

Personal Tutor

Every student is allocated a member of our teaching staff as a Personal Tutor (PT). For postgraduate taught students this is your Programme Director. For postgraduate research students, this is your supervisor.

Key contacts

Key contacts for advice and support in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

Getting around

Getting around Edinburgh
Information on how to get to Edinburgh, and on getting around the University of Edinburgh once you're here.

Student-Staff Charter

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We believe that the best learning experiences happen when all participants are actively engaged in working together. To help facilitate this partnership, we've developed a Student-Staff Charter.