Edinburgh Dental Institute


University Resources and information that will help familiarise you

Data protection and patient confidentiality (secured)

For Staff and Students at University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian staff and students accurate and secure personal health information is an essential part of patient health care. All staff have an ethical and legal duty to keep patient information confidential.

Academic calendars

Timetable of study for the academic year 2022-23

Assessment and Feedback

The Assessment Regulations set minimum requirements and standards for students and staff.

International Students

Advice and Help for International Students.


Plagiarism prevention and detection using Turnitin.

Programme Director

The Programme Director is responsible for all aspects of your Dentistry Programme.

Personal Tutor

A member of the teaching staff who provides academic guidance and support.

Student Programme Handbooks (secured)

Postgraduate programme handbooks 2022-23

Student-Staff Liaison Committee (SSLC) (secured)

The Edinburgh Dental Institute Student-Staff Liaison Committee provides a formal mechanism for communication and discussion between academic, clinical, nursing, laboratory and administrative staff with representatives of the student body relating to all matters connected with the DClinDent programmes and the student experience.

Health, Wellbeing and Welfare

Facilities and services to make your student experience happy and healthy

Useful Information and Services

Information about IT, Library, Social and Support Services


Most new international and EU students are guaranteed to be offered a room in University accommodation.

Fire Safety

Instructions for all on fire safety and management.

Health and Safety Manual (secured)

This Health and Safety Policy has been prepared specifically for Edinburgh Dental Institute staff, students and visitors. The policy should be read in partnership with the Health and Safety policies prepared by University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian.

Christmas closure dates: 2022 and 2023

Christmas closure dates for 2022 and 2023