New Students

Travelling to the University

In this page you will find advice and links to help you plan your journey to Edinburgh.

How to get to Edinburgh and your University

Travelling to the city of Edinburgh and then on to any area of the University of Edinburgh is relatively easy, no matter where you are coming from or how you choose to travel. 

Plan how to get to Edinburgh

Plan how to get around our campuses


When to Arrive

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Look out for the important dates and times in order to travel to Edinburgh and begin your studies.

Airport welcome

Information about the Airport Welcome during September Arrivals weekend.

Arriving via the Republic of Ireland

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In this section, you will find important information for international students planning to enter the UK via the Republic of Ireland.

Packing your bags to come to the UK

Tips about what not to pack when arriving to the UK.

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