Academic services

There are various resources and services available to provide you with academic support.

Institute for Academic Development

If you want to develop your study skills, then the IAD can help. We run workshops, online courses, and one-to-one consultations for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, designed to help improve your academic performance and transferable skill set.

Student Support System

Your School can offer you academic and pastoral support via Student Support Teams.

Peer Learning and Support

Peer Learning and Support groups are coordinated by the Students’ Association and are made up of volunteer students to help you with your transition into the University and beyond.

Study and Work Away Service

Find out more about student exchanges, work placements, traineeships, volunteering, and other international experiences.

Edinburgh Innovations

Edinburgh Innovations runs a free service to support student entrepreneurs.

English Language Education

Fulfil your academic potential with a range of free English language writing, speaking and listening courses.