Activities and Events

Find out about the activities and events you can get involved in at the University of Edinburgh.

Download the UoE Events app

The University of Edinburgh Events app is an easy way for you to browse all of the information and events taking place during Welcome Week. 

The Student guide within the app brings together a collection of event details, guides, web pages, checklists, tips, and general advice to help students learn what is happening at the University.

How to download

The app is compatible with iOS, Android, Blackberry 10+, and Amazon Kindle. Download the app by searching for any of the following words: 'Edinburgh Events' or 'Edinburgh University events' on the Google Play or Apple App stores.  

If you are using a desktop computer, Windows Phones or other unsupported devices you can still access the guide by a web browser. 

University of Edinburgh Events App

Keeping active

Being active is not only vital for your physical health but for your mental health too. Find out about sport and exercise at the University.

Staying connected

Find ways to connect with your fellow students.


Volunteering and the Edinburgh Student Charities Appeal. Find an opportunity, develop your skills, gain awards and recognition.

Online activities

Online activities, tips and ideas for keeping busy.


Guides to entertainment in Edinburgh including our own Student's Association website, a rich resource for all students. Also link to Timeout, Lonelyplanet and The Skinny Guide to the Edinburgh Festival.

Prescribe Culture Online Events

Resources for students to explore the city, culture, heritage and conservation