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 and find out 'how-to' prepare for University.

Join the New Student Facebook Group 2022 - 2023

Watch videos about 'how-to' do certain things when starting at University

The University of Edinburgh Events app 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!

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It is important to know how to protect yourself against fraud

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

Doctor and patient

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.

IT support roles

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