Online Students

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh!

We are looking forward to having you join us as you embark on your online degree programme.   Within this section, you will find information on the essential steps you need to take to help you get started, as well as some resources to support you during your time with us.

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Five essential steps you must take in order to become a fully registered student on an online degree. 

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We support our online students in the same way we do our campus students. Find out more about services which will support your personal development. 

Contact our helpline 24 hours a day and 7 days a week or access our extensive IT and computing help section on the website. 

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It may have been a while since you last studied a degree. Our range of online courses and learning resources can help support your academic development. 

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The Online Learners Getting Started Guide is essential for you to read through before your first few weeks of study with us as it will provide you with all of the information that you need to get started successfully

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You may be studying online but you are still very welcome to visit the campus in Edinburgh.