Building User Guide

For safe use of the Forum, Appleton Tower and Wilkie Building and general information for informatics staff and students who are located in the Bayes centre.

Last Updated: September 2021

This page details information on the current building arrangements, and guidance on how to safely access, occupy and use Informatics managed spaces, in line with measures to tackle COVID-19.

As part of the return to campus induction, all staff and PGR students must read through this guide.  You will be required to confirm that you have read and understood the content of this document prior to access being granted to any Informatics’ managed building.

Reception will not be able to let you in until they have checked whether you have completed the mandatory induction.

Please raise any queries concerning the content of this guide with Facilities.




If you need any help with access to the buildings or provision of furniture or have any questions or concerns, please contact the Facilities team in the first instance:

Contact Facilities

You are also encouraged to speak to your Line Manager or PI regarding any concerns you may have.

Security: ​​​​​​UoE phone 2222, external line: 0131 650 2257

EQIA concerns:

  • Contact Vijay Nagarajan (Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion)
  • Contact Jane Hillston (Head of School)
  • Contact Joy Candlish (Director of Professional Services)

If you have issues with Computing equipment or network access, contact Computing Support:

Contact Computing Support

If there are issues with the building services (lighting, heating, etc.,) email Building Issues:

Contact Building Issues