Academic life

Every aspect of supporting you while you are a student at the University of Edinburgh, from your online profile to your personal tutor.

Adapting Well

Information and resources are provided here to help you adapt well and get the best from your University experience.

Student voice

How we gather and use your feedback to enhance courses and the quality of our degree programmes, the University Student Partnership Agreement and student representation.

The student contract

Successful study at University stems from a partnership between students and staff, and the University is committed to providing you with a learning environment and student services which enable you to fulfil your potential.

Student conduct

Advice on expected conduct, rules and regulations, policies, procedures and codes of practice documents for taught and research postgraduates.

Study support

Workshops, fact sheets, resources and advice for undergraduates and postgraduates to help you develop your academic and study skills, and skills development support and workshops for PhD students.

My profile

Online resources designed around you and your specific needs. Access to MyEd web portal is possible on smart phones, laptops and desktop computers.

My Personal Tutor

Every undergraduate and taught postgraduate student has a Personal Tutor, a member of the teaching staff who provides academic guidance and support. Your Personal Tutor is there to help you make the most of your studies as an individual as you progress through your university career.

Curriculum, assessment and appeals

The structure and content of the degree programmes and sources of support, the assessment regulations and principles of assessment and the academic appeal process.

How to make a complaint

The complaint procedure is designed to ensure that complaints are properly investigated and are given careful and fair consideration.

Exams and timetables

Timetabling information confirming scheduled lectures, a searchable timetable of forthcoming exams, examination adjustment deadlines, details of current and forthcoming exam diets.

Disability support

Support for disabled students is provided by our own Student Disability Service based in the main library. Contact us about additional funding, disability legislation and policy, building access and additional arrangements for exams.

Technology and libraries

Our computer support services, training opportunities and library resources will help you make the most of your study time.

Teaching Matters

Activity and events throughout the University's schools promoting outstanding teaching. Find out what's happening in your academic area.

Discover why our Teaching Matters