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Accommodation

For 2015/16, we will have space for approximately 1,400 students in the city centre. We offer both en-suite and non en-suite accommodation.

Current rent ranges from £103 - £133 per week depending on allocation, and covers heating, electricity, internet and basic contents insurance. Rents for 2015/16 are likely to be slightly higher but have not yet been set. We will update this as soon as possible.
 
 
Arriving to Edinburgh and looking for Accommodation in the Private Sector from Jan 2015 onwards?
 
Student Accommodation are running an accommodation support service for students requiring assistance in finding accommodation in the Private Sector.
 
The service will operate on the following dates –
 
Week beg 5 Jan 2015
Week beg 12 Jan 2015
 
The service will be located within our Merchiston Campus Glass Room and be open from 10am to 2pm on each of the above days (ex weekends).
 
A member of staff will be on hand to assist students with their search. Internet, phone and printing access will be provided.
No appointment necessary, just drop in.
 

Accommodation offered

If University accommodation is full, we will offer you a place in third-party accommodation, which may be more expensive than our advertised rents.

If you refuse this offer of accommodation, we will not be able to offer you alternative accommodation. We reserve the right to modify these arrangements as we deem appropriate, without notice. 

 

Second-trimester accommodation


We are now taking applications for second-trimester accommodation. We have limited spaces, and you will be placed on a waiting list and contacted if something suitable becomes available.  
 
 
We can't guarantee a space, so we strongly advise looking in the private sector as well.
 
Win a year's free accommodation - visit our Competition page for more details.
 

​Get to know the Edinburgh Napier students featured in our video

 
Pervisha Kesevan
 
Course: MSc Biomedical Science
 
Top tips for new students: Never give up in whatever you are doing and always remember every downfall of a student is a step to success. Napier University has the most understanding and helpful lecturers who will guide you every step of the way, so the only matters needed are your own efforts and success is yours!
 
Next step: After completing my Masters the next step is to get a proper job in Singapore where good research laboratory opportunities awaits with a promising future. Hopefully I will then apply for PhD in the field I desire to go even further towards the developing world of biomedical science.
 
 
 
Georgi Karapeev
 
Course: Digital Media Global                                                                                                                                                                 
 
Top tips for new students: Make sure you find a good balance between uni work and your actual professional experience: both are important, but different. Find out what is the life you would like to lead and what personal skills and qualities you will need for that. Know what you want to study and find a way to do it. You wouldn’t believe how many opportunities you can find if you’re just brave enough.
 
Next step: It’s an intense time for me. I’m letting go of all the burden I’ve been taught to carry. I'm developing as a personality and investing time in progressing in the areas of sport, art and spiritual growth. Uni wise, I am going on an exchange in Germany for a semester.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Gloria, Cheung Wing Yee
 
Course: Tourism and Airline Management
 
Top tips for new students: Don't be shy about meeting new people and making more friends. Work-life balance is very important at university. Therefore, it is essential to have a good time management! Work hard, play hard!
 
Next step: After two amazing years of university life, I have finally graduated this summer. My life has turned into a new chapter and now I am excited at the prospect of a graduate job. Meanwhile, I am very much looking forward to participating to an internship in Macau city. To me, completing my bachelor degree is not the end of my studies. After gaining a few more years experience, I will return to university for more studying. And hopefully I will come back to Edinburgh Napier. 
 
                                                                                                      
Kathryn Rezai   
    
Course: BA (Hons) Marketing Management with Consumer Studies (graduated July 2014)                                                 
 
Top tips for new students: Enjoy Edinburgh - it is a beautiful city with lots of exciting things to experience. In your first year you should not only focus on the start of your career, but also enjoy your surroundings. Having lived here for four years, I am planning to stay for many more. It really is a perfect city to both study and reside in. As for study life I recommend you take advantage of the facilities and services Edinburgh Napier provides. There are a variety of academic, career-building and professional development sessions available, and all are paramount to excelling in your career path.
 
Next step: From working as Programme Rep for the Napier Students Association, to working as a Student Ambassador, and Senior Resident for student accommodation, as well as securing a work experience placement in year three, it is safe to say that Edinburgh Napier has developed my skillset and experience to a great extent. I have always had a great interest in both education and marketing, and the teaching excellence at Edinburgh Napier has inspired me to pursue a career in lectureship.
 
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Name: Onyebuchiibie Chinwuba
 
Course: LLB (Graduate Entry)
 
Top tips for new students: Do not let only the University to pass through you, rather strive to also pass through the University. It is totally worth it!
 
Next step: To excel in my diploma exams, and become a solicitor.