New Students


Apply for accommodation to begin the process of moving to Edinburgh.

When moving to a new city and starting university, you will need to consider where you are going to live.

You may choose to apply for University-managed accommodation. We deliver a wide range of first-rate student accommodation, catering options and Residence Life support to all students who live in our accommodation.

You may alternatively decide to move into private accommodation (whether rented or purchased), or stay in your current living arrangement if you do not live far from Edinburgh.

University accommodation

Chancellor's Court at Pollock Halls
Discover more about the range of University managed accommodation on offer in terms of locations, price, catering or self-catering, individual or couples and families accommodation.

Private accommodation

Court news
If you are not planning to live in University accommodation, it is strongly recommended that you start looking into private accommodation well in advance of arriving. 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.