Welcome to the Law School

Welcome to the 2023/24 academic year. We are delighted to welcome you as a new undergraduate student at Edinburgh Law School and we hope you find your studies stimulating, rewarding and enjoyable!

As a new student to the School, there is a lot of advice and guidance available to help you settle in and make the most of your studies. We have included some of the most relevant advice for you below.

Getting Started

You must complete the “Essential Top 6 Tasks” before you start and during your first week.

The University of Edinburgh Events app is an easy way for you to browse all of the information and events for new students throughout your first year. Follow the link to download: University of Edinburgh Events App. Please check the app regularly for new events.

Induction & Welcome Week

Welcome Week is the start of your time at Edinburgh. Welcome Week is more than just introducing you to your School, it is also about getting to know your new home, getting to know fellow students and trying out new things. The Law School has planned a comprehensive induction programme so please do download the app and find out what events are available for you to attend.

Advice and Guidance for New Students

The University ‘New Students’ Website has lots of advice and guidance about commencing your studies at Edinburgh, and we recommend you spend some time familiarising yourself with the information available: