What is it like for an international student to live in Edinburgh? Immerse in the culture and connect with other students by joining Edinburgh Buddies. Get help with visa and passport issues.
Take advantage of the rich array of activities available to students at the University of Edinburgh.
If you are an international student there will be a lot of additional things you need to think about and plan for when joining Edinburgh. Visa regulations can be hard to understand, and a great concern when things go wrong, but try not to worry – our University's Student Immigration Service is available to help you.
Travelling to Edinburgh
Information to help you plan your travel back to Edinburgh for the start of the academic year.
If you are travelling to Edinburgh in September, make sure you thoroughly plan your journey and adhere to physical distancing measures, especially when on public transport.
If you are travelling to another country from the UK, please check GOV.UK to see if there are entry requirements for any countries you're travelling to.
Who to contact
If you have any queries about being an international student at the University of Edinburgh, please contact Edinburgh Global via the details below.