If your studies are affected by circumstances beyond your control, your support network at the Biomedical Teaching Organisation can help.
Absence and illness
Our policy on absence and illness for undergraduate students.
When entering university for the first time you may have lots of questions – finding answers from students already on your programme is one way to help you quickly settle into your new life and make the most of your time at Edinburgh.
Late coursework submission
Guidance for Undergraduates and Postgraduates on what to do if you are having difficulty meeting your coursework deadlines.
Mental health support
Look after your mental health and wellbeing, and find support if you're worried about a friend.
Our Personal Tutors policy for students and guidance for personal tutors or student support staff.
Postgraduate interruptions of study
Interruptions of study guidance for students on postgraduate programmes within the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences.
This guidance is for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. There are many factors which can have an impact on a student's academic performance. If you feel that something beyond your control is having a negative effect on your studies, you should let us know.
The following suggestions are intended as a guide to help staff provide pastoral and academic support to students within the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences.