New students

Registration and Induction Information

Once you have a confirmed offer for the programme and in advance of your arrival in Edinburgh, you will receive a welcome pack with information about the induction events, course choices, registering as a student and other actions you must take before and during Induction Week. This will be sent out week commencing 26th July for 2021 students with a confirmed offer. 

If you have any questions at all about your forthcoming study, please do not hesitate to contact us by email on enquiries@edinburgh-robotics.org

Induction Schedule

Induction Week at Heriot-Watt University will run from 6th - 10th September and at University of Edinburgh University from 13th - 17th September 2021. We will hold a CDT specific induction event on Thursday 9th September at Heriot-Watt University and all new students will be required to attend this. New students should complete registration at both universities in advance of arriving, please see Welcome Pack e-mail for details.

Please see here for the schedule for the induction day.

Heriot-Watt Registration/Enrolment:

Online enrolment is available from early August 2021. You should complete enrolment online prior to coming on-campus, using the URL below. Please ensure that you upload a recent head and shoulders photo as this will be required for your student ID card which will be posted to you as soon as possible after enrolment is complete.

HWU Online Enrolment and guide for new students

University of Edinburgh Registration/Enrolment:

UoE Online Enrolment Information and guide for new students

IT Services 

Heriot-Watt 

University of Edinburgh

Computing help in the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh

Accommodation Services

Please see the links below to accommodation offerings at both institutions 

Heriot-Watt

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:

Heriot-Watt

University of Edinburgh

Getting around Edinburgh

The local bus service is operated by Lothian - information about routes, timetables and ticket options can be found on their website 

Health and Wellbeing

Information about the services available at Heriot- Watt University

Information about the services available at University of Edinburgh

Key dates 2021/22 academic year

9th September 2021

Induction session for all students in 2021 cohort at HWU 

13th September 2021

Semester 1 teaching starts at HWU

20th September 2021

Semester 1 teaching starts at UoE

1st October 2021

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Conference - on-line

3rd December 2021

End of Semester 1 teaching at HWU and UoE

7th to 18th December 2021

Exams for taught courses at HWU

13th to 21st December 2021

Exams for taught courses at UoE

10th January 2022

Semester 2 teaching starts at HWU 

17th January 2022

Semester 2 teaching starts at UoE

1st April 2022

End of Semester 2 teaching at HWU

8th April 2022

End of Semester 2 teaching at UoE

25th April to 20th May 2022

Exams for taught courses at HWU 

2nd May to 27th May 2022

Exams for taught courses at UoE

 

 

          

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