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
Advice on leases, deposits, which flats and areas to consider, student support 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.