A welcome awaits all new students

A wide range of events will greet students as they arrive for the new academic year.

The University’s Welcome Week takes place from Monday 11 – Friday 15 September.

Events includes an Academic Fair, welcome talks and a chance to find out about more than 60 clubs at the Centre for Sport and Exercise.

Students’ Association events include the Fresher’s Expo at Potterrow, campus tours and dance workshops.

There will also be visits to the Royal Botanic Garden and the National Museum of Scotland.

Bus tours, barbeques, music and food festivals have also been organised

Edinburgh welcomes the world

Undergraduate meetings

All Schools will host welcome meetings during the week. These are essential meetings for all new undergraduate first year students.

At these sessions, students will be given guidance on courses. There will also be opportunities to meet key members of staff and fellow students.

Postgraduate Welcome

The University has organised exclusive Postgraduate Welcome events.

Welcome Talks will provide an opportunity for students to find out everything they need to know about their courses.

They will also hear from past and present students and staff and be able to socialise with fellow students.

Events App

The University of Edinburgh Events app is an easy way to find out more about life on campus.

New students can browse and search for activities that are taking place this September.

Download the UoE Events App.


EUSA – What’s On

Events App

Academic Fair 

Colleges and Schools