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Guidance for Students

Student FAQs

Please take the time to read the below FAQs for advice and guidance.

My classes are taking place on campus, what do I need to know?

We have guidance in place across our campuses to help protect our students and staff. Please read and follow our Health and Safety Guidance at all times when on campus. 

Can I get COVID-19 vaccines or boosters?

COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters to book through NHS Inform

Visit NHS Inform to book your vaccine or to see if you are yet eligible for a booster vaccination.


How do I keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the College?

We will communicate updates to students via your College email. We will also post updates on the Edinburgh College website, our social media channels and the MyEC mobile app.

Can I access support for my mental health and wellbeing at the College?

Yes. Our Wellbeing team is here to help you. The team offers one-to-one appointments and group sessions, as well as potentially referring you to a free counselling service. 

Please contact our Wellbeing team via or visit the Wellbeing Hub on Moodle.

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EC Welcome

Students can find all of the information they need for studying with us in session 2022/23 on our EC Welcome site.

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Campus Health and Safety Information

For information about the Health and Safety measures we have in place across our campuses, visit the Health and Safety Guidance section of our website. 

Health and Safety on Campus