University at the festivals
Sleep in the Park - Princes St Gardens, December 9th 2017

This year Social Bite brought together 9,000 people in Princes Street Gardens on 9 December for the world's largest ever Sleep-Out to try and end homelessness in Scotland for good. Staff and students from all over The University of Edinburgh took part including The Festivals Office.  Find out how we did.

Refreshments in George Square Gardens during the Festival

Discover which festivals and events the University is involved with throughout the year.   We hope that these events  give everyone a chance  to connect with some of the people who are shaping culture, ideas and lives in the 21st century.

Our Festivals Office

We coordinate the University’s involvement in Edinburgh’s festivals, filming and creative events on campus as well as planning, producing and promoting cultural events throughout the year.

Our mailing list features newsletter updates on festival and arts events involving the University of Edinburgh. We also offer subscribers sneak peeks behind the scenes and the chance to win free tickets and other prizes.

If you are inspired by Edinburgh's festivals and cultural events, try one of the university's short courses. We offer classes in everything from popular music and poetry to painting and playwriting.  Are you feeling creative?

Visiting Edinburgh for a festival or event? Pop into our Visitor Centre, go on a walking tour and explore our museums and galleries.   And while you are here, why not come and stay in our high quality accommodation?