Student Systems

Document uploading

Guidance on providing documentation in support of your UCAS application.

The University requires you to submit documentation in support of your application.  Frequently asked questions about uploading documents are listed below.

  • What are the accepted file formats for uploading documents?
  • How do I upload my documents?
  • I have uploaded the wrong document.  How do I correct this?
  • I still cannot upload the documents.  How can I send them to the University?

 

What are the accepted file formats for uploading documents?

We can accept electronic copies of documents in the following formats:

.doc; .docx; .rtf; .pdf; .txt; .jpg; .xls; .xlsx; gif.

You can upload one file for each requested document and each document must be no larger than 2mb. If the document is larger than 2MB please separate it into smaller files and upload these as unspecified documents.  You are only able to upload 2 unspecified documents per application.

 

How do I upload my documents?

Open the message requesting a document in your Intray.

Message requesting document within Intray image

 

Click on the 'Upload Documents' linkat the bottom of the message.

Intray message with Upload button image

 

Select ‘Browse’ to find the file to be uploaded.

Upload document page image

 

Look through your file directory to locate the correct document.  Click‘Open’.

Applicant hub: document upload- select file to upload image

 

Click 'Upload Document'.

Document selected - awaiting upload image

 

Check the file is correct and and click 'Confirm and Continue' to finish the uplad process.

Confirm selected document for upload image

 

I have uploaded the wrong document.  How do I correct this?

You can change the document before you confirm the upload.

To change the uploaded document after selecting the wrong file, click ‘Upload a replacement Document’.

Confirm selected document for upload image

 

Click 'Browse'. 

Upload document page image

 

Look through your file directory to locate the correct document.  Click ‘Open’.

Applicant hub: document upload- select file to upload image
Applicant hub: document upload- select file to upload image

 

Click on 'Confirm' to finish the upload.

Confirm selected document for upload image

 

I cannot upload my documents.  How can I send them to the University?

If you cannot upload the documents you can send them by e-mail attachment or by post to the appropriate College Admissions Team.

The contact details for each of the Admissions Teams are located below:

You should include your University user name or UCAS personal ID, your full name, date of birth and the programme you have applied to.

 

Support

Contact your Admissions Office if your question is related to:

  • The status of your application
  • Changes to your application or personal details
  • Information  to support your application

University of Edinburgh Admissions Offices

 

Contact Student Systems if you need help with a technical problem related to your application:   

Student Systems

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Availability

  • Technical support is available 9:00am - 5:00pm UK time Monday to Friday.

 

Contact Student Immigration if your question is related to the subjects below:

  • Amendments to your passport details
  • CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Study) 

Student Immigration

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