Media Hopper

The University’s in-house video hosting service launched in 2016 and is available to all staff and students. Videos on Media Hopper can be restricted to University staff and students.

Media Hopper

Read more about Media Hopper on this site


Panopto allows you to upload videos and restrict the audience to a particular course cohort. You may need to configure your course in Learn before uploading videos to Panopto.

Panopto RecEd site

Read more about Panopto on this site


Visiting speakers must sign the following release form to indicate that they consent to being filmed:

Guest Lecturer Agreement [Word doc]

PPLS YouTube channels

These channels are managed by PPLS Learning Technology staff. Please get in touch if you would like to upload a video.

Philosophy / Psychology / Linguistics and English Language / PPLS

Style guide

If you’re editing videos of visiting speakers to go on our YouTube channel, please take a look at this style guide.


We have a PPLS Vimeo channel, but most use cases are now covered by Media Hopper and YouTube.

Other YouTube / Vimeo channels of interest

The University of Edinburgh

The main University YouTube channel

Open Education Edinburgh

Materials from MOOCs, including Introduction to Philosophy


The Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology

Edinburgh Neuroscience

Mostly talks from within the University

HSS Webteam Vimeo channel

A wide range of videos from across the College