Communications and Marketing

Visitor Centre

The University’s state-of-the-art visitor centre showcases all aspects of staff and student life.

The centre features a range of official merchandise, exhibition space, and information centre.

University merchandise

Reflecting our reputation for excellence, the University of Edinburgh's Visitor Centre offers a unique range of classic merchandise with a contemporary feel.

Whether you’re looking for a reminder of your time here, a gift for family or friends, or a token of appreciation for an important guest, there’s something for everyone: from baseball caps, pens and mugs to pewter quaichs, crystal glasses and silver cufflinks.

Ordering online is simple and secure. Choose what you want, create an account, and we will take care of the rest.

Online gift shop


We also help societies, departments and other University groups to produce their own customised clothing.

Contact the Visitor Centre Manager for more information.

Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre contains an exhibition space and an information centre.

Visitor Centre on Campus Maps

Contact us

Visitor Centre


2 Charles Street

Post Code


Gordon Chalmers

Visitor Centre Manager

  • Visitor Centre
  • Communications and Marketing

Gordon leads the daily operations of the Visitor Centre. He also develops and manages licensing and partnership agreements for University-branded merchandise.


Ross Christie

Visitor Centre Supervisor

  • Visitor Centre
  • Communications and Marketing

Ross assists in the provision of information and sales service to members of the public and the University. He supervises the University Visitor Centre shop and online gift shop.