New Students

The start of University

Essential tasks and events for the start of Welcome Week and your first few weeks of study.


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Welcome Week events

Welcome Week is more than just being introduced to your new subject area - it is your time to get comfortable with your new surroundings, meet fellow students and try out new things.

Move into your new home

Move in to your accommodation and become familiar with campus safety measures.

Explore Edinburgh

Undergraduate students on Arthur's Seat with panoramic view of the city in the background
Edinburgh is a small city and easy to get around on foot or by bike. It’s full of green spaces with plenty of room to exercise, relax and to study. It offers a wide variety of things to do, with something for everybody and every budget! 

Getting around Edinburgh

There are many ways to get around Edinburgh. Depending on where your accommodation is based you may need to catch a bus, tram or cycle to your campus. More information on these services can be found here.