Updates relating to COVID-19

Here you will find updates specifically for postgraduate students and supervisors.

We encourage all research students to keep up-to-date with the University's evolving guidance, which is available  at https://www.ed.ac.uk/news/covid-19.   We strongly recommend you visit the site frequently as there are regular updates to guidance and FAQs that are relevant to current students and staff. 

Guidance for current students is available at https://www.ed.ac.uk/news/covid-19/current-students

The information provided below is for Informatics PGR students and PGR supervisors and is supplementary to such University and Government guidance, and relates specifically to the conduct of PGR degrees within the School of Informatics.

IGS and CDT Administrative Teams

Please note the Informatics Graduate School (IGS) and Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) continue to work remotely and can be contacted via email at the usual email addresses as follows:

From 01 August 2021, IGS and CDT admin staff will be working both from home and from 3.42 and 3.43 on hydrid working rota basis. 

New PGR Student Business

Current PGR Student Business

PGR Funding Extensions

Phase 1 Funding Extensions

Phase 2 Funding Extensions

Phase 3 Funding Extensions 

Hardship funding and (4th year) Matriculation fees

Seeking approval of travel (COVID-19 processes)

University / College PGR Communications

Communications sent to the PGR community during the COVID pandemic are available here: https://www.ed.ac.uk/news/covid-19/emails