Information for undergraduates

Information for new undergraduates

When you have received your offer of acceptance from the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, we expect you will have many questions ahead of starting your programme in September.

The HCA Student Hub is your one-stop shop for everything you need as a student at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. 

Find all the essential information, resources available to support your studies, and how to make the most of your time at university.


Access the HCA Student Hub


What to do in Welcome Week 2023

Welcome Week is the start of your time at the University of Edinburgh when you'll meet the staff who will teach you and support you throughout your studies and your fellow new students.

Welcome Week 2023 (and beyond) Events

Information on Welcome events for current undergraduates in 2023.

What to do now

Itching to get started? Visit the New Students website for all you need to know about getting ready for university or plan out your Welcome Week activities via the app.

About your studies

Studying at University is very different to other types of learning you may have encountered. Find key information on this and sources of support here.

Choosing courses

Find out how to choose your courses as well as seeing what courses are available using our online tool, Path.

Support for students

Your health and wellbeing is paramount and we are committed to helping you throughout your time here. There are many sources of advice and support within the School and across the University.

Make the most of Information Services

Our Information Services website will help you get started with email, printing and University software.

How to find us

Pay us a visit and explore our building