New Students

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh

You will find the information and resources you need to help you to feel prepared to start University in Academic Year 2023/24. You will find that the information expands over the summer and it is recommended to keep looking back at this site to gain the most up-to-date information. 

The University of Edinburgh Events app is available to download now. It is an easy way for you to browse all of the information and Welcome Week events in one place. It is free to download and you are not required to create an account. Just download and start browsing!

Researching Edinburgh and the Scottish culture before you arrive will help you understand what to expect when you get here.

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It is important to know how to protect yourself against fraud

Complete your Making Transitions Personal: Pre- Arrival Review

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Find more information on your welcome email from your School.

This is an important opportunity to think about how you are feeling about coming to university and what you want to get from the coming year.

Your responses will be shared with your new Student Adviser to allow them to understand your needs prior to meeting you.

IT support roles

Make sure you know what technical requirements you need to get set up in advance

Doctor and patient

 Find out what healthcare you are entitled to as a student in Scotland and 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