College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

About the College

Information about the College's management structure, staff contacts, and key strategies and policies.


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The College offers first-class teaching and research across a very wide range of academic disciplines.

History and structure

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From Monday 1 August 2016, the College of Humanities and Social Science (formed in 2002) has been known as the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS).


Information on the College governance, including its various committees.


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The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest of the three Colleges in the University of Edinburgh and has 12 schools.


The College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences's Intranet aims to facilitate the work and administration of the College.

Our affiliates

The College has a number of affiliates, both within and outside of the University.

Staff contacts

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Find contact details for staff in our College Office teams and across our schools.

Recognition Awards

CAHSS Colleague Recognition Awards 2020
The CAHSS Colleague Recognition Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the people you work alongside, and thank them for the difference they make every day in our College.

Information security and governance

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You are responsible for the safe use and management of data for legal, ethical, and business reasons.

Academic digital footprint

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Find out about your academic digital footprint, and what you can do about it.

College website privacy statement

The College privacy policy outlines the way this website and related systems used by the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, processes, stores and protects user data and information.