New Students

Getting Started Guides

We have a helpful collection of guides that are essential for you to read through before your first few weeks of study with us and to keep referencing during the first few weeks of term. They will provide you with all of the information that you need to get started successfully!

New Student Getting Started Guide 2020

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The University of Edinburgh New Student Getting Started Guide outlines everything you need to know to get ready for University.

A guide for international students

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The University of Edinburgh 'International Arrival Guide' is for all new international, visiting and exchange students starting within the 2020 - 2021 academic year.

Here to Help Guide

This guide provides an overview of the wide range of support and development opportunities that the University of Edinburgh offers.

Other Student Guides

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The external guides below contain a range of necessary and crucial information that can be used by international and domestic students.

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