There is a mix of catered and self-catered accommodation options for undergraduate students. We guarantee all new, single undergraduate students accommodation, and all new, single postgraduate taught students from outside the EU, as long as you meet certain conditions. For taught postgraduates from within the EU, including the UK, we make every effort to offer University accommodation. New, single postgraduate research (PhD) students from the UK, EU or outside of the EU, are guaranteed an offer of accommodation. Visit our accommodation website to find out more.
You will have access to one of the largest and most important academic libraries in the world. Open 24/7, our Main Library houses over 4 million printed volumes, 300,000 electronic books and 50,000 electronic journals. Many schools also have their own subject-specific libraries.
We have one of the largest campus computing network in Britain with more than 3,000 computers in a variety of open-access school labs.
35 open-access computer labs
24-hour computer access in key locations
almost 100% Wi-Fi coverage in our buildings
free laptop loans from our libraries
your own University email address with online access to lecture notes, assessment and course information
We have a free Student Counselling Service and a University Health Centre which allows you 24 hour access to book or cancel Doctor Appointments.
If you enjoy being active, or just want to try out a new sport, our Sports Union offers over 60 sports clubs to get involved with. We were ranked 4th in the UK for sport 2016/17 **, so it is no wonder that our Sport and Exercise is regularly voted one of Edinburgh's best fitness facilities.