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Accessing Student Support

How to access student support at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

Undergraduate students 

Our student support team works 9-5, Monday to Friday. Students should access our local student support service by email in the first instance, hca-sso@ed.ac.uk or via the phone numbers on our website. They have dedicated time throughout the week to set up an appointment with you if your query cannot be resolved by email. In order to resolve your query quickly appointments will be online, unless there is a particular need to hold them on campus. Online appointments will be arranged via Microsoft Teams.

Student Support Office 

Postgraduate students 

Our Graduate School Office staff work 9-5, Monday to Friday. Students should access our local Graduate School Office by email in the first instance, GradSchool.HCA@ed.ac.uk  If your query cannot be resolved by email an online appointment will be set up for you. Online appointments will be arranged via Microsoft Teams. The Graduate School Team also have dedicated time throughout the week to set up an in-person appointment on campus if your query cannot be resolved by email or via an online meeting. 

Graduate School Office 

Out of hours 

Out of hours support (out of office hours during the week or any time at the weekend) is available through the University Security 24/7 contact number: 0131 650 2257. For further details on out of hours support please see the link below.

Out of hours support

Other sources of information

University of Edinburgh information on sources of support The Advice Place