Biomedical Teaching Organisation

Supporting students

The following suggestions are intended as a guide to help staff provide pastoral and academic support to students within the Deanery of Biomedical Sciences.


Student Experience Induction and pre-arrival support for students Wiki

Online and Distance learners

Online distance learning Wiki for staff at the University of Edinburgh


Postgraduate Wiki for the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Personal tutors

Personal Tutors and Student Support Officers website

Frequently asked questions collected by the IAD for anyone providing academic and pastoral care to students

BMTO Personal Tutors section for students

Special Circumstances

Special Circumstances support at the Institute for Academic Development

BMTO Special Circumstances policy and form

Study support resources from the University

Institute for Academic Development

Study support resources from the IAD

IAD advice for tutors and demonstrators

Teaching Matters

Highlights teaching excellence across the University and provides resources for teaching support

Teaching and learning

Services and support for staff

Support for International students

Multicultural learning

Supporting your international students

Supporting Tier 4 students

Advice by Edinburgh Global for staff supporting students on a Tier 4 visa

Accessible learning

Tools for making learning more accessible for everyone


Employability resources from the University of Edinburgh for staff and students

Learning for sustainability

Engaging students and staff with social responsibility

Student surveys

Results and outputs of student surveys Wiki

Student funding

Advice from the BMTO for students seeking postgraduate funding opportunities, including emergency funding.