Open Days and Visits

There are various different ways you can visit us to find out more about studying at the University of Edinburgh.

Visitors at King's Buildings

Open Days

Our University wide Open Days are a great way to find out more about studying with us before you apply. There are usually 3 Open Days each year, held in June, September and October.

Usually there are opportunities to speak to staff and current students, presentations on our degree programmes and tours of some of our facilities.

For more information visit the University of Edinburgh's Open Days website.

Open days

Offer holder events

Once you have applied and received an offer you can attend our offer holder events. These are another chance for you to speak to staff and current students, ask your questions and find out more about studying with us. Offer holders will receive information on our events by email, so make sure to check the email address you used on your UCAS application. 


Virtual Visit

Take a look around the University with our Virtual Visit. Discover the School buildings, libraries and points of interest, and get a feel for what it's like to study and live in Edinburgh.

Virtual Visit  -  Biological Sciences

Student-led guided tours

The University offers general student-led guided tours for potential students and their supporters to visit the Central Campus and King's Buildings Campus.

Find out more and book your place on a student-led tour

Self-guided tours 

If you would like to look around the University at your own pace, the Student Recruitment and Admissions team have created a Self-guided tour leaflet and a Self-guided audio tour. These give a general introduction to the University and our campus buildings. Both can be downloaded from the University's website. 

Download a Self-guided tour leaflet or listen to the Self-guided audio tour

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.

Contact us