Please click on the headings below to learn more about the sessions you will be taking part in as part of your induction and also other important information about studying at QMU.

QMU - Campus Reopening

This video sets out some of the steps we've taken to open our campus in September.

Community Responsibility Agreement

You will have been sent a link to this short COVID safety presentation. Please watch the presentation and complete the task via the Student Portal to confirm that you have read it.

Covid 19 Safety on Campus

Please watch this short video about safety on campus.

10 Reasons to Study on Campus

10 Reasons to Study on Campus

Guide to using Collaborate (Virtual Classroom Tool)

View a quick guide to accessing Blackboard Collaborate.

Attending a session 

Please Do Not use the Horizon VMWare remote access to open Chrome.

Instead please open a Chrome browser and click on the link below to attend the session

Test Room - Test your computer audio and video work using this test room.

Personalised Timetables

Personalised Timetables

Once the timetable has been published, you will be able to access your personalised timetable via the Student Portal and via the MyQMU app which will display up-to-date time and room information. Information on matriculation will be emailed to you in September. More general Module and Group timetables will be available via the QMU timetable website.

Information Services, Hub & QMU Email Accounts

Information Technology / Digital Learning Technologies

You can learn more about IT and Technology via our Getting Started guide.

You can also view advice on studying away from campus through our You can do IT at home guide.

IT will also be running some online sessions to assist you with any queries you may have. Further details can be found via our Digital Experience Tour.

IT Tour

Please click the link for our Digital Experience Tour.

Library and Resource Center (LRC) Induction

LRC Induction Video

Placement Information

Our website has more information for courses with required placements, including the PVG Scheme, Professional Insurance, Health Clearance and uniforms!

Students' Union

As a student at Queen Margaret University you are automatically a member of the Students’ Union whether you are part-time, full-time, distance learning, undergraduate or postgraduate.

The Students’ Union is a student led organisation specialising in enhancing the student experience. We offer advice and support services, representation, extra-curricular activities through sports and societies, volunteering opportunities, events and a student focused café and bar.


Wellbeing & Support Services

Student Services

Support is at the heart of making your experience at QMU a positive one, and our services for students play an important role in supporting you from application to graduation. Our staff within the services, and throughout the University, aim to help you make the most of your time at University, and to reinforce your learning, your well-being and your personal development.

The services range from looking after the administration of your studies to helping you build up lifelong career planning skills.

Wellbeing Services

Our Wellbeing Service offers support for your mental, emotional and physical wellbeing and facilitates building up resilience and healthy living to support you on your journey through University. We can offer advice on help and support for mental health issues. 

Tuition Fee Funding

Proof of Tuition Fee Funding: If you are sponsored by SAAS or Student Finance NI / England / Wales you do not need to bring your sponsor letter with you to induction. If you are being sponsored by your employer or other external organisation then please email this information to or submit this information during matriculation (online registration).

You can also view information on tuition fees and funding via the following links:

Tuition Fees

Student Funding




Council Tax Exemptions

If you are a full time student with a term-time address in the City of Edinburgh Council or East Lothian Council catchment areas then we will pass on confirmation of your enrolment at the University, term-time address and official term dates to the Council.

Those students living in the Edinburgh Catchment Area should also register via the following link every year for the duration of their studies

Edinburgh Council Tax Registration Form

For Undergraduate students these dates will run from 4th September 2020 until 30th April 2021 and for Postgraduate students from 14th September 2020 until 31st August 2021.

Student A-Z Guide to QMU

Essential Information for Students

Contacts Page

If you have any queries about any aspect of your induction or studies at QMU please see our Contacts Page for details of staff at QMU who will be happy to help.

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