We appreciate that many of you joining us will not only be new to the University but also to the city of Edinburgh, Scotland or indeed the UK. This information is designed to support your transition to a new city or culture and point you in the right direction.
The following guide for new staff is produced in a printer friendly version and provides information for staff from outside Scotland who are joining us as colleagues at Edinburgh University:
Whether you're a member of academic staff, support staff, a researcher or graduate teaching student, the International Staff website has helpful advice and resources on how to make a smooth transition to living and working in the UK higher education system.
The British Council provides a PDF guide for international researchers moving to the UK.
The Relocation Advisory Service team offer help and advice to both employers and workers on any matters regarding relocating to Scotland, including visas and immigration. The service is free of charge and is manned by trained immigration advisors.
This article was published on Feb 11, 2011