School of GeoSciences

Undergraduate Studies

Information for current Undergraduate Students in the School of Geosciences

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

For the latest University of Edinburgh information and advice see: Coronavirus updates

Student Support

The School Tutoring Statement outlines the academic and pastoral care for all students in the school, including information on individual and group meetings with your Personal Tutor.


Information for new and returning students


Contact details for undergraduate teaching administration.

Handbooks and Timetables

You can view your own personal timetable on the MyEd timetable viewer.

Student field trips

Locations, dates and fees of all compulsory and optional undergraduate field trips run by the School of GeoSciences.

Feedback and marking

We aim for set turnaround times for feedback and marking, with clear guiding principles and standards.

Student Representation

Information on Student-Staff Liaison Committees, student representatives, class representatives and details of feedback initiatives in the School.

Student visitors

Details for visiting students


Use DiscoverEd to find books, ebooks, journals, ejournals and more. Sign into your Library Account using EASE.


The University provides a free shuttle bus service for staff and students to travel between the Central Area and the King's Buildings to meet their academic timetable.

Research Ethics and Integrity

The University of Edinburgh has a commitment to promote and facilitate the conduct of research ethics and integrity. Information about this commitment is available from the College's research ethics framework web page which provides additional information on other policies and advice. The College also provides an on line ethics and integrity training programme .

Health and safety

The School aims to provide and maintain a safe and healthy working environment in which our research and teaching can flourish.

Information Technology

Details of the IT support available in the School and in the University

Social media

In addition to our web pages, the Teaching Organisation connects with students and beyond the University via social media. You can visit our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages to keep up to date with what is happening in the TO, or read about student and staff experiences on our Teaching Organisation blog.