School of Informatics

Visit us

We run several visit days for potential undergraduate students.

Pre-application visiting days

Should you wish to come to the university and speak to staff and students before you apply, you can do so by attending one of our pre-application visit days.

The University holds three  pre-application Open Days a year, held in June and September. For more information about the University of Edinburgh's Open Days please see:

Post-application visiting days

Once you have applied and received an offer you can attend one of our post-application visit days. The dates for 2018, are to be confirme

A programme for the day has not get been finalised, but for a flavour of what to expect, see the attached programme for this year: 

Virtual tours

If you can not visit us in person, you can view some of our facilities in our virtual tours:

Virtual tour of the Informatics Forum - The Informatics Forum is used for postgraduate research only.

Virtual tour of Appleton Tower - Appleton Tower is currently undergoing renovations and will not be in use till session 2017/18 at the earliest.

Student-led guided tours

The University offers student-led guided tours most Friday afternoons, which are for students and their families who are unable to attend an Open Day.

Self-guided tours

If you would just like to look around the University, you are welcome to pick up a self-guided tour leaflet from Student Recruitment & Admissions.

Self-guided accommodation tours, which take you round Pollock Halls, the University's main undergraduate Halls of Residence, are also available for visitors.