New Students

Resources to help you get started

Guides and checklists to complement the information available on the New Students website

Top 5 Tasks

We have put together a list of the five most urgent tasks for visiting students to accomplish as you join the University in January.

Top 5 Tasks page on the New Students website

Getting Started Guides

The Getting Started Guides are condensed PDF booklets with a great overview of all you need to know to get started at the University of Edinburgh. 

Getting Started Guides page on the New Students website


Check out the really helpful interactive checklists for you to work through to prepare for starting your studies either on-campus or online. 

Checklists page on the New Students website

January Welcome App

You will be able to find information about all the events being hosted during January Welcome by downloading our app or using your web browser.  More information, including how to access the app, can be found on our January events app page.   

The University of Edinburgh Events App (January) page on the New Student Website

We also encourage you to follow #EdWelcome on social media and use it to share your experience of joining the University of Edinburgh

Student Services Fair - Thursday 11th January 2018, McEwan Hall Basement

A number of the Student Support Services and Edinburgh Universty Students' Association will be at the Student Services Fair on Thursday 11th January.  New post graduate students who wish to attend should  visit the fair, held in McEwan Hall Basement, between 10:30-11:15am.  For further details, including a list of attending services, please checkout the January Welcome App.