Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates for staff and students

Contact us

How to contact the University about our response to Covid-19.

Our Covid-19 pages are continually updated and should be your first point of contact to find key updates and guidance for staff and students:

Covid-19 updates

If you have further questions, please get in touch via the contact details below.

Student enquiries

EdHelp is our student contact point for any questions or queries you might have about key student services.


Staff enquiries

Staff should contact their local area, service or department that their topic is relevant to, and if the enquiry relates to Health and Safety, specifically

Other enquiries

If your enquiry is not related to the University’s response to Covid-19, please use the contact page below to get in touch with the relevant department about your query.

Contact the University of Edinburgh


Reporting self-isolation and/or a positive Covid-19 case


Please let the University know if you are self-isolating and have told us you are studying/conducting research on-campus:

Student Covid-19 Support Service


Please let the University know if you (or someone you line manage) are self-isolating and/or have tested positive for Covid-19.

Staff Covid-19 reporting

You will also need to contact your manager and let them know that you are self-isolating. 

If you have informed the University that you are self-isolating and then subsequently test positive for Covid-19, you will need to resubmit this form and let us know about the positive test.