New Students

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh

You will find the information and resources you need to help you start University.  We recommend that you get connected with fellow new students.

Join the New Student Facebook Group 2022 - 2023


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'How-to' sessions are delivered online by a variety of professional support services to provide you with practical information on 'how to' prepare for University. 

Watch 'How To' videos

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It is important to know how to protect yourself against fraud

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It is important that new students are aware of technology requirements, as well as how we can help you.

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Information about how to fund your studies, open a UK bank account, and budgeting

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Information about accessing NHS healthcare as a student, arrange learning adjustments if you have a disability, and find out how the University can support your health and wellbeing.

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Help your new student transition successfully into university.

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Information for students preparing to start their online degrees