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 and the University of Edinburgh.

In advance of your arrival in Edinburgh, you will receive a welcome pack from Edinburgh Centre for Robotics with information about the induction events, course choices, 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

Induction Schedule

During Induction Weeks (Heriot-Watt University 3rd - 7th September 2018, the University of Edinburgh 10th - 14th September 2018), CDT in Robotics and Autonomous Systems students are expected to attend the following events and register at both Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh.

Thursday 6th September 2018:  Induction day - Robotarium Seminar Room, Earl Mountbatten Building, Heriot-Watt University 09:30-14:30.  

Thursday 13th September 2018 : Induction afternoon - Informatics Forum, 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 6th September.

HW Online Enrolment

HWU guide for new students


University of Edinburgh Registration/Enrolment:

UoE Online Enrolment Information

UoE guide for new students


IT Services 


 University of Edinburgh


Accommodation Services

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 for further information:


University of Edinburgh






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