The Student and Academic Services Group (SASG) consists of a number of departments.
The Academic Registry provides the University's staff, students, applicants, graduates, and relevant external agencies with a high quality service in relation to registration, student support and fees, examinations and graduations, systems development, data management and other student administration matters.
Biological Services supports the University Certificate Holder in fulfilling their responsibilities under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (A(SP)A).
The Careers Service offers high quality careers advice to matriculated students and recent graduates of the University, assisting them to make informed careers decisions throughout their lives and achieve a successful transition on graduation to a satisfied future.
The Chaplaincy offers pastoral care for students and staff regardless of their religious affiliation.
Communications and Marketing (CAM) promotes understanding of, and support for, the University and its work, and facilitates effective communications within the University.
The Development and Alumni service provides three main functions to the University and its staff: the Alumni Register, Alumni Services and fund-raising for the University of Edinburgh Campaign.
The General Council consists of graduates, academic staff and University Court members.
Governance and Strategic Planning's activities include strategic planning, University governance, protocol and public policy.
The International Office provides a support service to Colleges and Schools in relation to the advancement of the University's Internationalisation strategy and works closely with the Vice Principal (Internationalisation).
The Pharmacy operates like any other high street pharmacy and is open to students, staff, and members of the public for dispensing of prescriptions, sales of medicines and toiletries, and photographic processing.
The Records Management Section is responsible for Data Protection, Freedom of Information and Records Management best practice and compliance throughout the University.
The Business Unit supports the Head of the Group and provides a wide range of support services to the Group especially in relation to Finance and Human Resources.
The Student Counselling Service provides confidential short term counselling to matriculated Edinburgh University students.
The University of Edinburgh is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for disabled staff and students and aims to create an environment which enables them to participate fully in the main stream of university life.
Student Recruitment and Admissions provides a range of information to prospective students attending schools and colleges in the UK and to their parents, advisers or teachers.
This article was published on Aug 8, 2011