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Now it’s time to get ready for Edinburgh. Our New Students website is packed with information and resources to help.

New students

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The go-to destination to meet other offer holders and ask questions you might have about student life or the University.

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Get to know more about your area of study and find out what studying at Edinburgh will be like.

Explore your subject area

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If you missed any of our offer holder events, they are now available online. Sessions include information about academic subjects, sports and societies, accommodation, support and much more.

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Explore the University and the city with our Virtual Visit and get a feel for what it's like to study and live in Edinburgh.

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Discover what living in Edinburgh as a student will be like. Explore your accommodation options and join our virtual event all about accommodation.

You do not need to notify us of your provisional results. We will only be able to confirm places on 10 August after receiving final grades from UCAS.

What you will need to do if you are travelling to Edinburgh from overseas.

Find out what you can expect from student life in Edinburgh and how you can get involved in your student community.

Explore support options open to you as a student at Edinburgh and get your questions answered at our virtual events.

Starting university is a big life milestone and your supporters will want to be kept in the loop and ensure you are doing ok.