New Students

Let's get started and stay connected - Welcome to the University of Edinburgh

This website is for all new students. Here you will find all of the information and resources you need to help you get ready to start University.  

Join the New Student Facebook Group 2021 - 2022 to start meeting your fellow students! 

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2020/2021 new students - helpful resources

If you started your studies between August 2020  - January 2021 here are some helpful resources and online courses to support you as a new student, throughout your first year.   

'How-to' online sessions - recorded videos

Short Transition Courses 


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Help your new student transition successfully into university.

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Prepare for the start of University life as a postgraduate student whose degree is taught only online.