The 2021/22 academic year

Preparations for the academic year

We are doing everything we can to ensure your safety and that of the wider Edinburgh community, and all our plans will follow guidance from the Scottish Government and advice from public health experts.

Our plans may still need to change based on the Scottish Government’s final guidance for Universities. Your School will be in touch with further details when these are available.

Video: Welcoming you to campus - Student Video July 2021
We're looking forward to welcoming students back to campus in the 2021/22 academic year. Peter Mathieson, our Principal and Vice-Chancellor, talks about the plans in place to welcome you back safely.

Our Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Peter Mathieson, talks about our plans for a safe return to campus.

Find out more about visiting our campuses

Key information for students travelling to Edinburgh.

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Useful information on what teaching, learning and assessment will look like in the 2021/22 academic year.

The University environment can be challenging and overwhelming at times, but there is always someone who can help. Find out more about the services available to you.

Covid-19 information with link to:

Read the latest information about Covid-19.

Find out how to get regular Covid-19 tests.

Do you have further questions? EdHelp can put you in touch with the right person. 


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