Staying connected

Find ways to connect with your fellow students.

The Students' Association

The Students' Association is hosting a wide range of events to engage with students and enable them to link up with up with other people:

Edinburgh University Students' Association

Edinburgh Buddies

The Students' Association Sabbatical Officers have also created a video talking you through the best ways to meet new people and stay connected online. 

How to make friends and stay connected as an online student


Societies are a big part of the student experience and can be a great way to enhance your social and academic life. You don't have to be an expert on a particular topic to join a society. It is about developing new interests and experiences, meeting like-minded people and having fun. 

Edinburgh University Students' Association

New students

Any students who have recently joined us at Edinburgh can join the University's New Students Facebook Group to get to know their classmates and fellow students.

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