New students

Registration and Induction Information

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. 

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

Induction Schedule

Induction Week at both universities will run from 9th -13th September 2019.  We will hold a programme specific induction event on Thursday 12th September and all new students will be required to attend this. New students will be required to register at both Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh during Induction Week.

Heriot-Watt Registration/Enrolment:

Online enrolment is available from 1st August 2019. 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 12th 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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