The King’s Buildings (KB) is the name of the main campus of the College of Science and Engineering housing the majority of our seven Schools. The School of Informatics and parts of the School of GeoSciences are based in the Central Campus.
The King’s Buildings is also home to several education and research organisations:
A cluster of science and technology companies are also located on the campus. Many of these companies are spin-out companies based on College research or start-ups which have located here to build close ties with the College.
There is a rich and varied community on the campus, with several museums showcasing historical research collections, a staff music society and the University Apiary.
The College and the University’s central units provide many essential services on the campus including library and study facilities, Estates & Buildings services and a Careers Service.
Edinburgh University Students Association (EUSA) runs a number of facilities on campus:
The library and computing facilities are run by the University’s Information Services (IS) department. These include a variety of library, computing and study spaces at The King’s Buildings. The hub of these services is the Noreen and Kenneth Murray Library.
Accommodation Services run:
Edinburgh University Students' Association runs:
The KB shop is located on the Ground Floor of the KB Centre and provides fresh rolls, groceries, stationery and a range of other general items. The shop will undergo an extensive refurbishment over summer 2013, re-opening in September 2013.
Royal Bank of Scotland cashpoint: Following the redevelopment of the KB Centre in summer 2012, this cashpoint will be located adjacent to the south entrance of the KB Centre.
Clydesdale Bank cashpoint: Situated to the right of the entrance of King’s Buildings House.
This article was published on Sep 24, 2013