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 2021

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 2021 (and beyond) Events

Information on Welcome events for current undergraduates in 2021, including extensions and special circumstances.

What to do now

Itching to get started? Visit the New Students website for all you need to know about getting ready for university, do some preparatory reading, 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.

Personal Tutors and choosing courses

You must meet with your Personal Tutor online in Welcome Week to choose your courses. You can find out 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

Access to the School is currently restricted due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but you can still pay us a visit before then.