International applicants


Information to support students as they arrive in Edinburgh and during their time at the University.

Life in Edinburgh

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

What's Next

Preparation for international students at the end of your studies. Whether you are staying in Edinburgh or moving onto somewhere new you’ll find practical guidance on careers, immigration, and support services.

Social connections

We can help you meet people through groups like the International and Exchange Student Society (IESS) and the International Families and Partners Network (IFPN), or via schemes like Go Connect.

Orientation & Events

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

Immigration advice

We offer immigration advice to applicants, students and their families, and University staff.

Access for Refugees

To improve access and information for refugee students and scholars, the University of Edinburgh is launching a Refugee Advisory Service.