Student Support

All the information related to student support in Informatics.

The Student Support Team comprise of three Student Support Officers, Karen Davidson (UG1, UG2), Lisa Branney (UG3, UG4/5) and Sophie Mills (MSc). Our contact details are as follows:

Informatics Student Support

Contact details



Level 6, Appleton Tower
11 Crichton Street

Post Code

What we do

The Student Support team work with students and Personal Tutors in all matters related to student welfare. We are here to provide an outlet for students to discuss any issues they may be having to non-academic staff. Please contact us with any student-related queries and for advice on regulations.


Student-led academic support


The School of Informatics policy on coursework deadlines, which applies across all taught courses.

Special circumstances

Information on how to contact us in case of special circumstances which might affect students in Informatics.


More information for students wishing to transfer to or from a degree programme in Informatics.

Health and wellbeing

More information about the range of services available for your physical and mental wellbeing.

Peer support and group activity

An overview of peer support and group activities within the School of Informatics.


Information for students and personal tutors about progression decisions and what they mean.

University wide services

Find out more about the support that is available to you as a student at the University of Edinburgh.


Students wishing to take a temporary break from their studies may apply for an Authorised Interruption of Studies. 


More information about the steps to follow in case of withdrawal from your studies.