Year 1 Student Handbook

Welcome week induction, course information, assessment, support and contacts.

Welcome to the year 1 student handbook.

In addition to the information below, you are expected to be familiar with the University's regulations, in particular:

Non-native English speakers look through the free English language support available to you — particularly whether you should take the TEAM test. 

Welcome to Edinburgh!

1st Year Welcome Week Timetable.

Useful Information

Useful links for students.

Course Information

Information on choosing and registering courses, lecture and examination timetables and past exam papers.


Information on how you will be assessed, examinations and progression to 2nd year.

Student Support

InfBase, InfPals, Student reps, SSLC Meetings, Feedback, Facilities, Disability Services and Tier 4 Information.

Year 1 Contacts

1st year contact information.

New Students Handbook - Information for new Informatics Students