Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Current students

Additional guidance on academic matters and the support available for students currently studying at the University of Edinburgh.

Please note that, in light of the lockdown restrictions implemented by the UK and Scottish Governments on 23 March, only ‘essential-services’ should be operating on campus from Tuesday 24 March 2020 onwards. 

We will be updating these FAQs as soon as we can with the latest guidance. 

University advice and support


Assessments and exams

From 23 March, the vast majority of teaching will be carried out remotely. 

Learning Adjustments and Special Circumstances 

Work placements and field trips (NEW)

Students on study/work placements abroad in 2019/20 (NEW)

Postgraduate Research (PGR) students 


University services and wellbeing