New Students

New Students videos

Watch our videos to find out more about student life in Edinburgh from the people who know it best: our students and staff!

Many videos of initial induction events offered by the University are also video recorded for those of you who are distance learners, or were not able to attend on the day. 

undergraduate students having fun at the Calton Hill columns

Studying with us as an Undergraduate

A variety of videos for students who are preparing to start their time at the University, including: What makes a successful Edinburgh student?, Undergraduate life at Edinburgh, What’s different about learning at Edinburgh, and examples of students' study schedules.

Studying with us as an Undergraduate - YouTube channel

3 postgraduate students talking in the Meadows

Studying with us as a Postgraduate

A variety of videos for students who are preparing to start their time at the University, including: Postgraduate life at the University of Edinburgh and an example of a postgraduate taught students' study schedule.

Studying with us as a Postgraduate

University of Edinburgh videos

New Students YouTube Channel

Helpful videos to aid your transition into University - including 'Top Tips from Students' and International Day sessions.

New Students YouTube channel

Computer lab

Welcome to Information Services

As a new student at the University of Edinburgh, there are some things you need to do to get set up to use the IT and library facilities, such as wireless and using mobile services.

Welcome to Information Services at the University of Edinburgh

homescreen image of Disability Office's student videos

Using the Student Disability Service

Students talking about using the Student Disability Service and how the support they receive has enabled them to engage positively with their studies.

Student Disability Service - student videos

Principal O'Shea welcome talk to postgraduate students

Postgraduate Induction Videos

These videos of Welcome Week activities have been recorded so that any postgraduate students who begin their studies after September's Welcome Week can review them at your leisure.

Postgraduate Induction videos