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 enquiries@edinburgh-robotics.org

Induction Schedule

Induction Week at Edinburgh University will run from 14th to 18th September 2020 and Heriot-Watt University it will run 7th to 11th September 2020.  We will hold a programme specific induction event on Thursday 10th 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.

Please see here for the schedule for the induction day.

Heriot-Watt Registration/Enrolment:

Online enrolment is available from 1st August 2020. 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 10th 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 

 Heriot-Watt 

 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 2020/21academic year

10th September 2020

Induction day at Heriot-Watt University and University of Edinburgh

14th September 2020

Semester 1 teaching starts at HWU

21st September 2020

Semester 1 teaching starts at UoE

6th October 2020

Edinburgh Centre for Robotics Conference and Dinner

4th December 2020

End of Semester 1 teaching at HWU and UoE

7th to 18th December 2020

Exams for taught courses at HWU

10th to 21st December 2020

Exams for taught courses at UoE

11th January 2021

Semester 2 teaching starts at HWU and UoE

2nd April 2021

End of Semester 2 teaching at HWU and UoE

26th April to 21st May 2021

Exams for taught courses at HWU and UoE

3rd April 2021

End of Semester 2 teaching (UoE)

 

 

          

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