New Students

Student Safety Guides

These guides give advice to domestic and international students on staying safe during your time at the University of Edinburgh

Student Safety Guide

Start out the safest way possible! This guide, published by the Police Scotland, offers simple steps to protect yourself, your property, and keep yourself safe.


Creating Confidence

You can download the 'Creating Confidence' guide for international students as a PDF.

Creating Confidence is written by the British Council and designed to help international students prepare for their stay in the UK.

It gives practical advice about living and studying in the UK. It highlights some of the safety and security issues international students need to be aware of and lists organisations to contact if you need help.