City homepage  - see and do

Find out why Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

Edinburgh life

The University is at the heart of the city of Edinburgh. Scotland’s inspiring capital is one of Europe’s great cultural hubs and a stimulating place to study.

Greyfriars Bobby statue. Credit: Marketing Edinburgh

Interesting facts about the city, our history and culture.

City - the basics

Essential facts: from electrical voltage and timezones to what you can expect from the weather.

City - Getting here

Getting to Edinburgh and the University is easy no matter where you are coming from or how you choose to travel.

Photo of Pollock Halls accommodation

Visitors to the city will find an abundance of accommodation options in Edinburgh.