International students

Get help with your student visa, assistance with your application or find out about English language support. With overseas offices, local representatives or our team, travelling to a city near you, we are here to help you every step of the way, in person or online.

Get ready to start your studies

Download our arrival guide and checklist, find out your next steps, book airport collection or get help with your visa. If you want to know about student life, why not ask our students?

We are here to help

Your country

Find out about entry requirements, scholarships, our local representatives in your country and when we will be in your part of the world.

Study on campus or online

Visiting students

Study abroad through an organised exchange programme, a study abroad provider or one of our partner universities. Single trimester or a full academic year? The choice is yours!

Get ready to apply


You may be available to get some help with the cost of studying here by applying to one of our scholarships.

Services for new students


Discover our modern, purpose-built accommodation or find out about private housing in Edinburgh.

Find out what our students think

Implications of EU referendum

The United Kingdom has voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. Current EU students' immigration status and associated fee status have not changed as a result of the vote. The Scottish Government has confirmed that free tuition will continue for EU students with a place to start in academic year 2016/17, 2017/18 and 2018/19.