International applicants

Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates

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Video: Pre-arrival International Student Q&A
A recording of the Pre-arrival International Student Q&A that was held on 25th August.

Pre-arrival International Student Q&A

McEwan Hall

Starting in September?

The University will be open in September and we will be ready to teach despite any travel restrictions affecting you, wherever you are in the world. We will use our superb expertise in digital technology to assist wherever appropriate.

Travelling to Edinburgh and the UK

Answers to key questions for starting in September

The University of Edinburgh is actively involved in supporting talented scholars and academics seeking sanctuary in the UK. 

Our Refugee Advisory Service will provide information and support to help improve access to the University.


There are a range of costs associated with financing your studies at the University of Edinburgh. Find out more about the costs of living and studying in Edinburgh.

Student Life

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