Relocation Support

Working at the University

Edinburgh is one of the most diverse Universities in the UK, we have staff and students from 160 different countries.

Working at Edinburgh

Why not have a look at our Edinburgh Global website, to see what has attracted other people to Edinburgh and to the University.

Edinburgh Global

As an employee of the University of Edinburgh, you are entitled to a range of benefits and discounts, along with a generous pension and childcare voucher schemes . Please follow the link below for more information.

Human Resources

Relocation Support is based within the Human Resources function. Human Resources provides strategic HR leadership, services and infrastructure to the University as a whole, and to the senior team.

Human Resources works closely with the devolved HR teams to shape the University’s people management strategies and policies. The devolved HR departments provide strategic and operational HR services to each College and to the University’s Support Groups.

For more information about your local HR team please follow the links below.

Research in the UK

Institute for Academic Development

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The main remit of the Institute for Academic Development (IAD) is to help staff to succeed in their current roles and in their future careers. They do this by providing University-level support for teaching, learning and researcher development.

You can find out more information about the support they offer via the links below.

Edinburgh Research and Innovation

Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI)'s Support and Development team provides a comprehensive range of services which help University of Edinburgh researchers with their applications for external funding. Services include:

  • Research Support
  • Research Development
  • Making successful funding applications
  • Events
  • Document Templates

You can find out more information by visiting their website:

Euraxess UK


Euraxess UK is an online portal for researchers moving to or from the UK.

Here you can find general information about living in the UK (including housing, healthcare, language courses), working in the UK (tax, funding, and jobs), as well as more specific information for researchers, such as the rules for working with animals or the laws surrounding intellectual property rights.

For more information about Euraxess and funding, follow the links below.