New Students

Welcome to the University of Edinburgh!

Congratulations on being made an offer to study at the University of Edinburgh! There are lots of things to consider when becoming a student and this website should make it easier for you to find all of the information and resources to help you get ready and also additional information about how to prepare for your next step. We look forward to welcoming you soon! 

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Discover what you can expect from student life in Edinburgh, what living in the city is like, and hear from our current students' experiences.

Airport arrival

Advice on when to arrive in Edinburgh, how to get here and airport welcomes.

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The University provides support services to help with your study, finances, health and wellbeing.

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Guidance on fee payments, bursaries and money management.

Find out more about accommodation options

Learn more about the University accommodation options and advice on seeking private accommodation.

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Learn how to help the new student in your life transition into university.