Prospective undergraduates

Student life

Practical information about accommodation, living in Edinburgh and what it’s like being a student here.


Find out about your accommodation options as an undergraduate student.


Additional Support for Learning Programmes
We welcome students with a range of impairments as defined under the Equality Act, including those with specific learning difficulties.

International students

International students
You can enjoy an active and fulfilling social life as an international student at the University of Edinburgh.


Study with us and encounter a lively community of students, and plenty of opportunities to join societies and get involved in extracurricular activities.

Edinburgh University Students' Association

The Edinburgh University Students' Association (EUSA) is housed in the oldest purpose-built student building in the UK.

The city

View of Edinburgh from Calton Hill
Situated among scenic hills at the shores of the Firth of Forth, Edinburgh has been at the forefront of intellectual innovation for centuries.

Ask a student about life at Edinburgh

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