New Students

Apply for your University card

You are required to have an up-to-date University student card that you should carry with you at all times and you must apply for your University card in advance of starting. 

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Your university student card allows you to:

  • provide a form of student identification 
  • borrow books at the Library
  • access university buildings around campus
  • get student discounts on products and services

University card functions

How to apply for and receive your student card video

This video explains how to apply for your University of Edinburgh student card and how to receive your student card.

Video: (UG and PG) How-to apply and receive your student card 2023/24
How to apply and receive your student card

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