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.

What to do in Welcome Week 2020

Welcome Week is the start of your time at Edinburgh; you will register for your courses and attend introductory sessions. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all of the School’s Welcome introductory events will be held online to ensure everyone can attend, even if everyone is not able to join us in person at the start of semester.

Year Group Meetings

Information about year group meetings in Semester 1.

Choose your courses

You can find out what courses are available now using our online tool, Path. You must meet with your Personal Tutor online in Welcome Week to choose your courses.

What to do now

There are plenty activities to keep you busy between now and Welcome Week. Download our Getting Started guide, visit the New Students website, do some preparatory reading or plan out your Welcome Week activities.

Make the most of Information Services

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

Study and social spaces

Study spaces within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology are temporarily closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. We will provide an update on this when the situation changes.

About your studies

Add key semester dates to your diary, learn about attendance monitoring and find out more about our School student societies.

Support for students

The School is committed to helping you throughout your time here. This page gives information on some of the support services available to you as a student.

How to find us

Access to the School of History, Classics and Archaeology is currently restricted because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Get involved

There are many ways you can get involved in projects and with groups, gaining valuable experience and helping making a difference.

Personal safety

Guidance and advice on personal safety.

Useful links

Still looking for more information? Here are some useful links to further information of interest to our new students.