Information Services

Using the online survey tool

How to have an online surveys account set up, the basics of creating a survey, and a link to further help and support.

You can apply for an Online Surveys account by contacting You will need to provide your email address. You will then be sent a link to activate your account.

Once you have an account, you can log in from the online surveys login page.

Please note: The online surveys tool has a feature called Survey Files. This may never be used for personal data, since information shared here will be publicly available.  Please familiarise yourself with the University of Edinburgh data protection policy before using online surveys:

The University of Edinburgh data protection policy

Creating a survey

You will find a guide to setting up a new survey at the following link:

Further Help and Support

For further help and support with online surveys, go to:

Online surveys help and support

If you require further assistance, please: