Visit us

We are running several visiting days for potential undergraduate students. Alternatively, you can choose one of our other options for visiting the School.

Pre-application visiting days

Should you wish to come to the university and speak to staff and students before you apply, you can do so by attending one of our pre-application visit days. The University holds 3 Open Days a year, including a Saturday Open Day.

Dates for Open Days in 2014 are:

  • Friday 13 June 2014
  • Monday 1 September 2014
  • Saturday 27 September 2014

For more information about the University of Edinburgh's Open Days please see:

Post-application visiting days

Once you have applied and received an offer you can attend one of our post application visit days. Dates for 2014 are as follows:

  • Friday 14th March 2014
  • Wednesday 26th March 2014
  • Friday 11th April 2014

Below is an example programme for information:

Virtual tours

If you can not visit us in person, you can view some of our facilities in our virtual tours:

Student-led guided tours

The University offers student-led guided tours most Friday afternoons, which are for students and their families who are unable to attend Open Day.

Self-guided tours

If you would just like to look around the University, you are welcome to pick up a self-guided tour leaflet from Student Recruitment & Admissions. Self-guided accommodation tours, which take you round Pollock Halls, the University's main undergraduate Halls of Residence, are also available for visitors.

Other visiting opportunities

If you are unable to attend any of the above visits, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate an individual visit for you.


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