Moray House School of Education and Sport


We have excellent facilities available for all our students.


Student in Moray House Library

Moray House has its own library, which holds the University’s education, sport and recreation collection. Students have full access and borrowing rights. More information about the library, including location and opening hours, can be found on the University’s information services site.

Moray House Library

The library also offers in-person library, IT, student administration and finance assistance through EdHelp.



All students have access to the University’s sport and exercise facilities. These include specialist gymnasia, sports halls, a swimming pool and fitness suites. The Peffermill complex, located nearby, provides high-quality pitches for various sports.

Edinburgh is ideal for anyone who wishes to join a sport. We cater to 24 of the 26 Olympic sporting disciplines.

Sport and Exercise at the University

Institute for Sport, Physical Education and Health Sciences (ISPEHS)

Students in our sport-related programmes are based in ISPEHS, located at St Leonard’s Land. St Leonard’s Land has a wide range of facilities for staff and students to use in their research and study. These include:

  • biomechanics lab and equipment
  • dance studio
  • games halls
  • physiology lab
  • project lab
  • psychology lab
  • strength and conditioning performance gym
  • swimming pool

ISPEHS facilities

Prayer room

There is a prayer room available for Muslim students at Moray House. These are located in the Paterson’s Land building. If you enter through the main entrance (the entrance facing Holyrood Road) and take the stairs to the left, you’ll find the prayer room at the top of the stairs, behind the lift.