University facts and figures, including student numbers, famous faces, research profiles and more.
The University offers nearly 6,000 rooms based over 30 sites across the city.
All new single undergraduates living outside Edinburgh are guaranteed a room.
In 2007-2008 we accommodated more than 4,000 new undergraduates and around 1,000 new postgraduates.
In 2006-2007, through our technology transfer office, Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI), we have:
The University is committed to supporting the formation of companies (spin-outs and start-ups).
Over the past five years, we have supported the creation of 62 new companies and businesses - attracting £19.3 million in investment funding and generating 226 new jobs.
Fifty-eight (95%) of these early stage companies are still trading.
The University is currently developing two science and technology parks: Edinburgh Technopole, housing 23 companies, and Edinburgh BioQuarter, which will result in 6,500 jobs.