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Getting Started Guides

A collection of helpful guides with information and advice on how to 'get started' as a student at the University of Edinburgh. This information is essential for students immediately before your first few weeks of study with us and to keep referencing during the first few weeks of term.

A collection of helpful guides with information and advice on how to 'get started' as a student at the University of Edinburgh. This information is essential for students immediately before your first few weeks of study with us and to keep referencing during the first few weeks of term. 

 

CAHSS Visiting Students Handbook 2018/2019

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The University of Edinburgh 'Visiting Students (CAHSS) Undergraduate Handbook 2018/2019' is for all students on an exchange programme doing courses within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science (CAHSS).

Essential Getting Started Guide 2018/2019

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The University of Edinburgh 'Essential Getting Started Guide' is for all new students starting within the 2018/2019 academic year.

Online Learners Essential Getting Started Guide 2018/2019

In this section, you will find the Essential Getting Started Guide 2018/2019 for online learning students.

Here to Help Guide 2018/2019

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

IT and Library Guide 2018/2019

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A brief guide to the IT and Library services will help you get started at the University of Edinburgh.

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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