New students

Registration and Induction Information

Welcome to the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training Robotics & Autonomous Systems, a joint doctoral programme with Heriot-Watt University, School of Engineering & Physical Sciences (EPS), and the University of Edinburgh, School of Informatics (IF).

Over the past few days you should have received emails from Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh with information about registering as a student and other actions you must take before and during Induction Week. The information below is specific to the CDT in Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

 If you have any questions at all about your forthcoming study, please do not hesitate to contact us by email on

REGISTRATION/ENROLMENT & INDUCTION SCHEDULE - All students have a host institution but all students must register at the University of Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt.

During Induction Weeks (Heriot-Watt University 5th - 9th September 2016, the University of Edinburgh 12th - 16th September), CDT in Robotics and Autonomous Systems students are expected to attend the following events and register at Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh:

Thursday 8th September 2016:  Induction day - Lyell Building, Heriot-Watt University 09:30-14:30.  

Thursday 15th September 2016: Induction afternoon - Informatics building, the University of Edinburgh 13:00-17:00

 Heriot-Watt Registration/Enrolment:

You should part-enrol online prior to coming on-campus, using the URL below to make the enrolment process quicker & easier when you arrive. You can also use this opportunity to upload a photo of yourself to be used on your student ID; if you do not upload your own photo, your photo will be taken at the enrolment event on the 8th.

HW Online Enrolment

UoE Online Enrolment Information

UoE New Students Guide

IT SERVICES – A guide to both institutions IT services can be found below


 University of Edinburgh


Please see the links below to accommodation offerings at both institutions 


University of Edinburgh

You may also be interested in attending additional sessions during Induction Week at both institutions (e.g. about the computing system, the library, etc.) Please see the links below


University of Edinburgh