You may wish to rent a property from a private landlord or agency, or even invest in a property for your time at the University.
Rent private housing
In this section, you will find advice on which flats and areas to consider, where to live and how to avoid housing scams.
Purchase a property in Edinburgh
A small minority of students choose to purchase a flat or house in Edinburgh as accommodation during their studies.
Find out more about council tax, how to register for exemption as a full-time student and what to do if living in private accommodation.
Accommodation tips: what to look for
When you are choosing accommodation there are lots of things to consider, including legal issues, costs and comfort.