Edinburgh Local

University in the city

We have many facilities available to Edinburgh residents, even if you do not have a direct connection to the University. These range from the Centre for Sports and Exercise to a wide range of evening classes and short courses.

Library

Main Library sign
You can borrow books, explore our precious Collections or become a Friend of the Library – which is 50 years old this year.

Hospital for Small Animals

Cat at Hospital for Small Animals
The Hospital for Small Animals offers a general practice and specialist services for your pets.

Sports facilities

Sport and exercise
Our superb sports facilities are some of the best in the UK and open to everyone.

Free legal advice

Patient consultation
The Free Legal Advice Centre delivers pro bono legal services to members of the public living in and around the Edinburgh area who, for whatever reason, cannot access legal advice elsewhere.

Cafés and shops

Students at DHT cafe
Find out where you can grab a coffee or a bite to eat at one of the University’s cafés.

Arts and culture

Talbot Rice Gallery
If you enjoy the arts and culture, you’ll find something of interest in our museums, galleries and exhibition spaces.

Short courses

Woman at an art class
The Centre for Open Learning offers short courses on a variety of interesting subjects.

Hire our venues

Playfair Library
Hire one of our venues for your next event through Edinburgh First.

Nursery

Nursery at KB golden facade
Arcadia Nursery is based at the University's King's Buildings campus and is open to all young children.

Services for business

A man surveys research results
Our triple-accredited Business School not only offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses but also MBA and other Executive courses and opportunities. Edinburgh Innovations can put you in touch with an expert in your field or help you commission bespoke research.

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