Support for students

From help with choosing your course to improving your writing, support and advice is available throughout your studies.

Help choosing your course

Student Guidance Advisor

Our Student Guidance Advisor, Suzanne Spalding, can provide advice and information on all aspects of studying including course choices and financial assistance.

Suzanne Spalding Student Guidance Advisor
University of Edinburgh
Paterson's Land
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ
Work: +44 (0)131 651 1215

Course Organisers

Course Organisers can help you especially with questions about the academic content of courses. You can contact course organisers on +44 (0)131 650 4400 or by email.

James Mooney Personal Development, Philosophy and Religion, Psychology and Society and Politics
  • Martine Pierquin
  • Work: 0131 651 1182
  • Rachel King
  • Literature and Music
  • Sally Crumplin
  • Art and Architecture and History

Study support

Writing Fellow

We have a part-time Writing Fellow, Andrew Greig, whose post is generously funded by the Royal Literary Fund. He can provide one-to-one help with writing regardless of the subject.

He is available on Wednesdays from 11am - 6pm.

Contact him for an appointment. It is helpful if you email a piece of writing in advance.

  • Andrew Greig

Open Studies tutors

Your tutor can help you whilst you are on the course. He or she can answer any questions about your coursework and generally guide you in your studies.

Return to learning courses

Would you like to discover how to learn and become a confident student? Our Learning Afresh course could be for you.

Learning Afresh

Learning Afresh is designed for students who are thinking about joining an Access course or the Credit for Entry programme in September 2015 and who would like to brush up on their study skills.

Learning Afresh

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