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Find out why Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Edinburgh life

The University is at the heart of the city of Edinburgh. Scotland’s inspiring capital is one of Europe’s great cultural hubs and a stimulating place to study.

Greyfriars Bobby statue. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh

Interesting facts about the city, our history and culture.

Three people stand talking and pointing in the middle of Edinburgh city.

Essential facts: from electrical voltage and timezones to what you can expect from the weather.

Waverley train station in Edinburgh at dusk

Getting to Edinburgh and the University is easy no matter where you are coming from or how you choose to travel.

Pollock Halls accommodation

Visitors to the city will find an abundance of accommodation options in Edinburgh.