New Students

Welcome Week - 11th - 15th September 2017

Find out about the events on offer as part of the University of Edinburgh Welcome Week, taking place from Monday 11th September to Friday 15th September 2017

As a new student attending Welcome Week, you will have the opportunity to find out everything you need to know about your academic life from attending the events held by your school, but there are also hundreds of additional events organised to help you meet others, get to know the city and find out about anything that concerns or interests you. 

University of Edinburgh Events App

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The University of Edinburgh Events app is an easy way for you to find, browse and search for activities that are being hosted for all new students this September.

Principal's Welcome Ceremony

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This traditional University ceremonial event welcomes new students to the University community.

Undergraduate Welcome Events

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Welcome Week events for all undergraduate, (including visiting and exchange) students beginning in September 2017/2018.

Postgraduate Welcome Events

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Welcome Week events for all Postgraduate Taught (Masters) students and Postgraduate Research (PhD and Masters by Research) students beginning in September 2017/2018