Mature students

University life

Much of your time at the University will be spent studying, but social and sporting activities with friends new and old are also an important part of student life.

The University also recognizes the importance of support services and the important role they fill for our students.

The Students' Association

When you join the University you automatically become a member of Edinburgh University Students’ Association, an organisation which exists to represent and support you during your time as a student.

Health and welfare

University life can bring personal and academic challenges, so we intend to make sure you are fully supported throughout your time here.


We offer excellent childcare services, making it easier to juggle parenthood and study

Student Disability Service

We aim to provide an inclusive environment for all students at the University.

Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service can help with your career choices, and offer practical advice about how to progress your career goals.