Study abroad in Edinburgh

Student Life

Make the most of your time here in Edinburgh by getting involved in a few of the sports, clubs and societies we have to offer.

International and Exchange Student Society (IESS)

The IESS is the student-run arm of Edinburgh Global, dealing with the social aspects of the international community in Edinburgh.

International and Exchange Student Society 

There are over 240 student societies at the University of Edinburgh. They are a great way to make new friends and integrate into the University campus life while having lots of fun.

Check out the wide range of student societies on offer to you:

Student Societies

The Exchange 360 society may be of particular interest as it is for current and returned exchange students:

Exchange 360

Sport & Exercise

With over 60 sports clubs as part of the Sports Union, and a well-equipped Centre for Sport and Exercise, the University of Edinburgh caters to almost all sport and exercise requirements.

Sports Union

Centre for Sport and Exercise