The University’s state-of-the-art visitor centre showcases all aspects of staff and student life.
The new building includes a shop, exhibition space and information centre.
It forms part of the University's new multi-million pound Potterow development which began in 2005.
The centre is the first port of call for anyone who has any kind of interest in the University past, present or future.
Interactive workstations allow visitors to trace more than 400 years of University history and search for up-to-date information on University news and events.
There are also a range of University publications available as well as a team of staff to help with inquiries from visitors.
For over 400 years, the University has been leading the world in academic research and teaching.
Reflecting that reputation for excellence, the University of Edinburgh merchandise range offers a unique array of classic products with a contemporary feel.
The Visitor Centre stocks around 400 lines of University merchandise, such as items in the new tartan and a wide variety of books, including works of fiction and non-fiction linked to the University.
This article was published on May 18, 2011