Student experience

Find out what it’s really like to live and study here in Edinburgh.​

Student societies

HYPED student event, outdoors with lots of smiling students

Whether you’re looking to socialise, take up a new hobby or work on innovation projects outside of your studies, we’ve got something for everyone.

Engineering clubs and societies​
Engineering Makerspace​

Student stories

University of Edinburgh students enjoying the sunshine on the Mound steps, Edinburgh

Our students are happy to share their experiences of studying here with you. Read their student profiles and blogs to get the inside scoop!

Student profiles​
Student blog

Student life

Students laughing in the rain, under umbrellas at University of Edinburgh Welcome Week

Explore life in Edinburgh, Scotland’s inspiring capital city and the place you could call home. Find out how to get around, accommodation options and things to see and do.​



Engineering students talking and laughing in the Nucleus Building, King's Buildings Campus

Connect with a current student and ask them your questions via our peer-to-peer messaging service Unibuddy:​

Chat to our students​