International applicants

Life in Edinburgh

A range of cultural and practical support to help you get settled in.

Orientation & Events

Welcome and Orientation
We run orientation for new students, and a range of social and welfare events for students all year round.


finding accommodation
As an applicant, you may wish to consider how to find and choose accommodation in case this impacts your ability to study at the University or your financial planning.


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As an international applicant, there are financial considerations to take into account if you were to study at the University of Edinburgh.


Information on healthcare arrangements for those considering studying at the University of Edinburgh.

Working in the UK

Working in the UK
Working part time is a great way to improve your English, meet new friends and make some money to support yourself. There are some important things to consider if you are planning to work.

Your family

If you wish to study in Edinburgh, you may be considering bringing your family with you.

Student support

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There is wide range of student support available for international students during their time at the University of Edinburgh.