Student Recruitment & Admissions

About us

Student Recruitment and Admissions supports the University in its strategic objectives on student recruitment, admissions, widening participation and pre-arrival and induction. The department offers information, advice and support to enquirers, applicants and students from the UK and the EU.

We represent the University externally, organise on campus recruitment activity and support the admissions process.

Our team includes staff with responsibility for undergraduate recruitment, postgraduate recruitment, admissions, widening participation, and pre-arrival and induction.

  • Rebecca Gaukroger, Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions
  • Laura Cattell, Deputy Director of Student Recruitment and Admissions / Head of Widening Participation

Supporting applicants and their advisers

We are here to help support and advise UK and EU-based potential undergraduate and postgraduate students, their parents, teachers and advisers. We aim to provide information and advice in a friendly and efficient manner and in doing so we hope that students are able to make informed decisions about their future.

Further information for students

Further information for parents

Further information for teachers and advisers

Supporting University staff

Our team provides support, guidance, and advice to staff across the University on student recruitment, admissions and widening participation.

Further information for University staff

Contact us

Student Recruitment and Admissions

  • The University of Edinburgh

Contact details



33 Buccleuch Place

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