Find out what you can expect from student life in Edinburgh and discover why Edinburgh is one of the world's most desirable places to live.
Around 100,000 students call Edinburgh home, giving the city a unique buzz and ensuring you’ll be in good company.
Scotland's inspiring capital will be the backdrop to your studies — an irresistible blend of history, natural beauty and modern city life.Explore the city
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Our flexible programmes, world-class facilities and award-winning support services combine to ensure your university experience is exceptional and unique.
Clubs and societies
Our clubs and societies will help you develop your interests, meet like-minded people, indulge a hobby or simply socialise.
Volunteering offers a way for you to make a difference and achieve your goals. It’s not just for students who want to pursue a career in the third sector.
Sport and exercise
Edinburgh is one of the UK’s leading sports universities.
We guarantee an offer of accommodation for all eligible undergraduate students from outside Edinburgh.
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