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
Chat to our students and staff
Chat to our students about their student experience. You can also talk to our staff in relation to their areas of expertise, for example, recruitment and careers.
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.
Meet our students
Find out more about undergraduate student life in Edinburgh from the people who know it best: our students.
We guarantee an offer of accommodation for all eligible undergraduate students from outside Edinburgh.
Our exchange programmes let you pursue your studies and immerse yourself in new cultural experiences.