Equality and Diversity


Information on available childcare support in the University.

Childcare Vouchers and Tax Free Childcare

The following link will provide you with all of the information you need to know about eligilbility, joining, and finance in relation to Childcare Vouchers and Tax Free Childcare.

Childcare is available at the University, making it easier to juggle parenthood and work and study.

Childcare Vouchers and Tax Free Childcare

Arcadia Nursery

The University of Edinburgh Nursery offers facilities and care for young children and is open to all those living or working in the Edinburgh area.

Aracdia Nursery is a state-of-the-art, purpose built, innovative, interactive, imaginative and fully equipped, and has been designed to provide the perfect environment both inside and outside.

Further information at:

Council Nurseries

You might also wish to investigate other council approved nurseries.

Scotttish Family Information Service

King's Camps

King's Camps run children's summer camps and sport and activity day camps. University staff, via Staff Discounts are entitled to a 15% discount using the Code UOE15, on any programme at any venue within the UK.

The University is now working with Kings Camp directly and will be hosting camps at the Pleasance Sport Complex & Gym this Easter and Summer. 

Kings Camps


Staff Discounts

Check out Staff Discounts for other childcare-related discounts.

Emergency Childcare - External Links

Contact details for some  for emergency and last minute  childcare/nanny/babysitting providers. (Please note that these companies have been added for information only and are operated by indepenedent parties not under the control of, or endorsed by, the University).

Emergency Childcare

My Family Care