Biomedical Teaching Organisation

Get stuck in

Become a leader in your community.

Become an Academic Family Leader

Being an Academic Family Leader is a fun and rewarding way to meet people and get more involved in your school. It can help you to get confidence in your subject area and develop skills that will be really valuable to you and future employers.

Volunteer with Peer Learning and Support

Be a Class Rep

As class rep, your role is to communicate the views of your fellow students to your course organisers.

Volunteer to be a Class Rep

Volunteer to help out on Open Days

The University throws its doors open to prospective students every year. We’d love it if you could share your experience and expertise to inspire and guide our visitors.

Learn more about Undergraduate Open Day 2016

See the activities on offer for Postgraduate Open Day 2016

Get in touch to throw your hat in the ring

Biomedical Society

Edinburgh University Biomedical Society (EUBMS) is a network of peer support for students studying Biomedical Sciences Courses, providing course specific study and skill sessions as well as general biomedical career advice from internships to fellowships.

Join the Biomedical Society

Chaplaincy Societies and Groups

Many student societies and groups regularly meet in the Bristo Square Chaplaincy Centre.

Join a Chaplaincy society or group activity

Edinburgh University Student Association

There are over 260 societies to choose from at the University of Edinburgh, offering you the chance to develop your interests, network and meet like-minded people.

Take your pick of over 260 societies with the Edinburgh University Students' Association

Scottish Peer Support Network

The Scottish Peer Support Network is a new community bringing together staff and students from institutions across Scotland who have an interest in peer support.

Supporting your peers? Join the Scottish Peer Support Network

Be a buddy

Buddies is a peer support programme for visiting international students coming to the University of Edinburgh for one or two semesters. We match new exchange students (International Buddies) into small groups with current Edinburgh students (known as Edinburgh Buddies)

Be an Edinburgh Buddy

What’s in it for me?

The University of Edinburgh recognises excellence in peer support with the Edinburgh University Students' Association Impact Awards, the Edinburgh Award for peer support and the Edinburgh Award for volunteering.

Reward and recognition