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