Undergraduate study - 2021 entry

Student views

Our students talk about life at Edinburgh and offer advice for future students.

Advice for prospective students

Photo of students chatting in Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh's Old Town with the Castle in the background.
Our students offer advice for applicants and new students and explain what studying with us is actually like.

Student life

Student life at Edinburgh
Find out from our undergraduate students what it is like to live and study in Edinburgh.

How you will learn

Undergraduate student Baber Rasheed in a practical laboratory session
Our students explain the different ways you will learn at Edinburgh, including independent study, lectures, tutorials and labs.

Study schedules

Student on stairs outside William Rankine building
Your schedule will vary depending on what you choose to study. Our students talk you through their typical weeks.

Internships and careers: my story

Our support helped Olivia to find both an internship and a career.

Personal support: my story

Emily Lynch
Emily’s support network at the University includes her friends, the Student Disability Service and her Personal Tutor.

The four-year experience: my story

Tabitha James
Tabitha's choice of courses kindled her interest in history and our flexible four-year structure allowed her the freedom to change programme and pursue new career goals.

Accommodation: my story

American student Elizabeth chose to live somewhere she could escape to switch off from university life.

Widening participation: my story

Anais Balag
Before joining the University, Anais used widening participation events to learn what life would be like here.