As we welcome you to our University, there are a number of important things that you must do. Below, you will find all the essential tasks you must complete before starting at Edinburgh Napier, and it is important that you engage with all of them. They’re designed to complete your formal registration, assist with your studies, and ensure you help us build an inclusive and safe learning community.
You must complete essential steps 1 and 2 below, in order, as soon as possible and steps 3-8 must also be completed before the start of your programme. Please note that you must have set your Edinburgh Napier password before you begin the online registration process.
Step 1 - Registering at the University
You need to register officially as a student by completing our online process known as registration.
Please login using your Edinburgh Napier email address and password that you've created for all your online services at the University.
Step 2 - Upload your photo via Photo Manager
You need to submit a photo that will be printed on your student card.
Use a mobile device with a camera or have a photo ready to upload.
Step 3 - Download the Edinburgh Napier App
The Edinburgh Napier University app, also known as My Account, gives you personalised access to the University’s online services via your mobile device or any browser.
Step 4 - Academic Integrity induction video
This is a short online tutorial to help you understand how to complete your assessments at university with honesty and integrity. You will learn about the importance of acknowledging your sources in your work and referencing accurately. Watching this video is important in helping you avoid plagiarism in your assignments.
Step 5 - Introduction to Computers and Library
Before you start, you’ll need to make sure you can use the computing systems and libraries by completing this online process.
This step-by-step overview includes important items for your coursework like accessing Wi-Fi on campus, checking your university emails, printing online resources and finding books on your reading list.
Step 6 - Download the SafeZone security app
At Edinburgh Napier University, we are committed to making a safe and secure environment for you. On campus, our security services are provided on a 24/7 basis, 365 days per year, by our Edinburgh Napier security colleagues. Now, it's easier to get in touch to raise any concerns or get help.
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with SafeZone, a free app to connect you with our security team.
Step 7 - Health and Safety
Before you come to campus you must familiarise yourself with student health and safety guidance and read the Student Health and Safety Guide.
Step 8 - Consent Matters online course
This is an online course designed to help all of you understand sexual consent and promote positive change in our university community. We encourage you to complete this course as we think it will make a positive contribution to tackle and prevent sexual violence and misconduct.
Step 9 - Tackling Harassment online course
This short online course, written by a panel of internationally recognised experts, will assist you to understand how you can take action as a member of our community to safely intervene when you see, hear or experience behaviours from others that break our expected codes of conduct on our campuses or in our student accommodation.