Digital Safety and Citizenship
Learn more about digital safety and citizenship and how these issues impact you as a member of the University of Edinburgh community. Find curated resources to help keep you safe and secure while engaging online.
About Digital Safety and Citizenship
Information on what digital safety and citizenship entail and why these issues should be at the forefront of everyone’s minds here at the University of Edinburgh.
Staying Safe While Learning and Teaching Online
The University has transitioned to a remote model of learning and teaching. This page offers guidance on troubleshooting digital safety concerns that may accompany periods of increased online activity.
Digital Safety for New Students
Find essential information on keeping yourself safe and healthy online as a new student at The University of Edinburgh.
Have Your Say
How can we improve digital safety across the University? Let us know what types of guidance and events you'd like to see.
Online Training Courses
A curated list of recommended online training courses on digital safety and citizenship, available to all University of Edinburgh students and staff.
#DigitalCitizen Awareness Campaign
On Safer Internet Day 2020, the Digital Skills and Training team launched our #DigitalCitizen campaign to raise awareness about digital safety and citizenship for students across campus.
Find out what digital safety and citizenship-centred events are happening on campus and near you.
Support for Digital Safety Concerns
Find advice on how to report digital safety concerns and resources for support when your digital safety or the safety of others has been compromised.
Expectations for Students
The University of Edinburgh has several policies in place that set out expectations for students when engaging both online and offline. It’s important to take into consideration these policies and strategies in all your online interactions.
Digital Safety Guidance
Consult these official University regulations and policies to help you manage your digital footprint on social media and beyond and to comply with the University's computing and data management regulations.
Digital Safety Tips and Resources
A list of curated external resources and quick safety hacks to help keep you safe and secure while engaging online.
Fraud Awareness Resources
Find advice and guidance on how to prevent and respond to online fraud and phishing attacks, especially while working remotely.