Welcome to Edinburgh!

When you arrive in Edinburgh, there are a few things you need to know about checking in to your University accommodation.

You should familiarise yourself with the arrival procedures so that moving goes as smoothly as possible. 

Arrival information 2018/19

You will not be able to move into your accommodation before your lease start date.

Arrival information January 2019  (9th to 16th ONLY)

This Arrival Information is for New Students arriving between dates shown above.  For all other dates please see "Arrival Information - All other times" below

Your accommodation

January 9th to 16th only

Pollock Halls:- Baird, Chancellors Court, Ewing, Grant, Holland, John Burnett, Lee, Turner

Accom.reslife@ed.ac.uk

 

 

Reception Centre

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Ascham Court

ascham-court@ed.ac.uk

 

 

 

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls,

18 Holyrood Park Road,

EH16 5AY

(24 Hour reception)

Beaverbank Place

beaverbank@ed.ac.uk

 

 

Beaverbank Place Office,

17 Beaverbank Place

Edinburgh

EH7 4FB

Blackfriars Street

blackfriars-st@ed.ac.uk

 

 Safestay Hostel Reception, 50 Blackfriars Street, EH1 1NE    

(24 hour reception) 

Blackwood Crescent

blackwood-causewayside@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Brae House

Brae-house@ed.ac.uk

 

 

 

 Brae House Office

31-33 Abbeyhill,

EH8 8EH

 

Bridge House

bridge-house@ed.ac.uk

 

123 Fountainbridge, West Tollcross, EH3 9QG

Buccleuch Place

Buccleuch-place@ed.ac.uk

Buccleuch Place Lane

Buccleuch-place-lane@ed.ac.uk

 

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

 

 

 

Causewayside

blackwood-causewayside@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

College Wynd

college-wynd@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Darroch Court

darroch-court@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

David Horn House

david-horn-house@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Deaconess House

deaconess@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

 (24 hour reception)

East Newington Place

east-newington-place@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Fraser Court

fraser-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Haddington Place

Haddington-place@ed.ac.uk

 

 

Reception

38A Haddington Place

Edinburgh

EH7 4AG

Hermit's Croft

hermits-croft@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Holland Annexe

fraser-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Kincaid's Court

kincaids-court@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Kitchener House

kitchener-house@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Morgan Court

morgan-court@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Murano

murano-place@ed.ac.uk

Murano, 3-5 Amphion Lane, EH7 5FL

Mylne's Court

mylnes-court@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

New Arthur Place

new-arthur-place@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

New Park

new-park@ed.ac.uk

 

 

 

Downing students

Reception, Block B

14-18 Bothwell Street

Edinburgh

EH7 5PS

Nicholson Street

nicst-south-college-st@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

O’Shea North: Flats & studios

holyrood-site@ed.ac.uk

 

 

Residence Hall, 9D Holyrood Road, EH8 8FQ

 

O’Shea North: Residence Hall

holyrood-site@ed.ac.uk

Residence Hall, 9D Holyrood Road, EH8 8FQ 

O’Shea South

holyrood-site@ed.ac.uk

Residence Hall, 9D Holyrood Road, EH8 8FQ 

Ratcliffe Terrace

ratcliffe-terrace@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Richmond Place

richmond-place@ed.ac.uk

 7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Riego Street

riego-street@ed.ac.uk

 

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

 

Robertson's Close

robertsons-close@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Roxburgh Place

richmond-place@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Salisbury Court

Salisbury-court@ed.ac.uk

 

 

Reception

Salisbury Court

104 St. Leonard’s Street

EH8 9RD

Sciennes and Sciennes House Place

sciennes-site@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Shrubhill 

shrub-hill@ed.ac.uk

Shrubhill, 8 Middlefield, EH7 4QW

South Clerk Street

south-clerk-st@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

South College Street

NicSt-South-CollegeSt@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Turner House

turner-house@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Warrender Park Crescent

warrender.park@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Warrender Park Road

warrender.park@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

West Mains Road

west-mains-road@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

 

 

Arrival Information –If you arriving at any time outside the January new student arrival period

This information may change before your arrival. You are advised to check this page for any updates just before setting out for Edinburgh.

If you have fully accepted on-line contract for University accommodation, you should follow the arrival information below. 

If you have NOT fully accepted your on-line contract, please go to the Reception Centre at Pollock Halls of Residence on your arrival where our staff will assist you. 

Please note that key collection is not always at the address you will be living so please ensure you have your contract/address to hand. 

Please e-mail us if you have any concerns about key collection / late arrival.

 

Your Accommodation   Check in point after January 16 2019

Pollock Halls:- Baird, Chancellors Court, Ewing, Grant, Holland, John Burnett, Lee, Turner

Accom.reslife@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Ascham Court

ascham-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

 

Beaverbank

beaverbank@ed.ac.uk

Beaverbank Place Office,

17 Beaverbank Place

Edinburgh

EH7 4FB

Blackfriars Street

blackfriars-st@ed.ac.uk

Safestay Hostel Reception, 50 Blackfriars Street, EH1 1NE    

24 hour Reception

Blackwood Crescent

blackwood-causewayside@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Brae House

Brae-house@ed.ac.uk

Brae House Office

31-33 Abbeyhill

EH8 8EH

Bridge House

bridge-house@ed.ac.uk

123 Fountainbridge, West Tollcross, EH3 9QG

 

Buccleuch Place

Buccleuch-place@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Buccleuch Place Lane

Buccleuch-place-lane@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Causewayside

blackwood-causewayside@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

College Wynd

college-wynd@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Darroch Court

darroch-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

David Horn House

david-horn-house@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Deaconess House

deaconess@ed.ac.uk

Reception Desk

7 Richmond Place

EH8 9ST

24 hour reception

East Newington Place

east-newington-place@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Fraser Court

fraser-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls

18 Holyrood Park Road

EH16 5AY

24 hour Reception

Haddington Place

Haddington-place@ed.ac.uk

Reception

38A Haddington Place

Edinburgh

EH7 4AG

Hermit's Croft

hermits-croft@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre,

Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Holland Annexe

fraser-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Kincaid's Court

kincaids-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Kitchener House

kitchener-house@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Morgan Court

morgan-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Murano

murano-place@ed.ac.uk

Murano, 3-5 Amphion Lane, EH7 5FL

Mylne's Court

mylnes-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

New Arthur Place

new-arthur-place@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

New Park

new-park@ed.ac.uk

 

Downing students

Reception, Block B

14-18 Bothwell Street

Edinburgh

EH7 5PS

Nicholson Street

nicst-south-college-st@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

O’Shea North: Flats & studios

holyrood-site@ed.ac.uk

Residence Hall, 9D Holyrood Road, EH8 8FQ

O’Shea North: Residence Hall

holyrood-site@ed.ac.uk

Residence Hall, 9D Holyrood Road, EH8 8FQ 

O’Shea South

holyrood-site@ed.ac.uk

Residence Hall, 9D Holyrood Road, EH8 8FQ 

Ratcliffe Terrace

ratcliffe-terrace@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Richmond Place

richmond-place@ed.ac.uk

 7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Riego Street

riego-street@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Robertson's Close

robertsons-close@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Roxburgh Place

richmond-place@ed.ac.uk

7 Richmond Place, EH8 9ST

(24 hour reception)

Salisbury Court

Salisbury-court@ed.ac.uk

Reception

Salisbury Court

104 St. Leonard’s Street

EH8 9RD

Sciennes and Sciennes House Place

sciennes-site@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Shrubhill 

shrub-hill@ed.ac.uk

Shrubhill, 8 Middlefield, EH7 4QW

South Clerk Street

south-clerk-st@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

South College Street

NicSt-South-CollegeSt@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Turner House

turner-house@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

Warrender Park Crescent

warrender.park@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

West Mains Road

west-mains-road@ed.ac.uk

Reception Centre, Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

(24 hour reception)

 

Arrival procedures, including check-in and key collection.

This information may be subject to change; you are advised to check this page for the latest news just before setting out for Edinburgh.

If you have accepted your contract offer of University accommodation and paid in full, you will be able to move directly in to your allocated accommodation and should follow key collection procedures below.

Key Collection and Arrival

On arrival in Edinburgh, please go directly to the Site Office noted in the table below to collect the keys for your flat, before going to your accommodation. 

Staff will be available from 10:00 - 22:00 on site on Sundays 24 June, 15 July and 5 August to welcome you.

Allocated Accommodation

Site Office (including Edinburgh post code)

Site email address for late arrivals

Buccleuch Place

Common room, Buccleuch Place Lane, EH8 9NT

buccleuch-place@ed.ac.uk

David Horn 

42 Craigmillar Park, EH16 5PS

david-horn-house@ed.ac.uk

Deaconess

142/01 Pleasance, EH8 9RR

deaconess@ed.ac.uk

East Newington Place

7/1 East Newington Place, EH9 1QP

east-newington-place@ed.ac.uk

Kitchener

6 Gordon Terrace, EH16 5QH

kitchener-house@ed.ac.uk

Ratcliffe Terrace

61 Ratcliffe Terrace, EH9 1SU

ratcliffe-terrace@ed.ac.uk

Roxburgh Place

Collection from Deaconess, 142/01 Pleasance, EH8 9RR

richmond-place@ed.ac.uk

Sciennes Place

28 Sciennes, EH9 1NJ

sciennes-site@ed.ac.uk

Late arrivals


If you are going to arrive after 22:00 (10pm) please contact us in advance on the relevant Site email address above so we can make arrangements for access. If you are unexpectedly delayed, please go to our main Reception Centre at Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY; our Security Team will arrange access to your accommodation on a temporary basis.

If arriving on or after the Monday start date of your course, you should go directly to class at Moray House. Access to your accommodation can then be gained between 18:00 and 19:00 (6.00pm and 7.00pm) at the relevant Site Office above, where staff will be able to assist you.

If arriving outwith these times please go directly to our main Reception Centre at Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY; our Security Team will arrange access to your accommodation on a temporary basis and you will be able to collect your keys from the site office the following day.

 

If you have fully accepted your contract of University accommodation continuing students can collect keys at our main Reception Centre at Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY from 12:00 (12 noon) on the day your lease starts; please bring your student ID.

Keys will continue to be held at the Reception Centre until they are collected. You will not be able to collect keys for fellow flatmates unless they have given us prior written permission.

To receive your keys and tenant information, you must present to Pollock Halls Reception Centre:

  • proof of ID and
  • Your University accommodation address.

If you have not fully accepted your accommodation contract offer, you are required to arrive between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday - Friday in order to complete any necessary paperwork with our Allocations Team. You may need to book temporary accommodation in a guest house or youth hostel until your offer is fully accepted.

More information

If you have fully accepted your contract offer of University accommodation, you will be able to move into your accommodation from 12:00 on the commencement date of your lease.

You should collect keys from the Pollock Halls Reception Centre, 18 Holyrood Park Road, EH16 5AY

To receive your keys and tenant information, you must present to Pollock Halls Reception Centre:

  • proof of ID and
  • Your University accommodation address.

If you have not fully accepted your accommodation contract offer, you are required to arrive between 09:00 and 17:00 Monday - Friday in order to complete any necessary paperwork with our Allocations Team or your Accommodation Manager. You may need to book temporary accommodation in a guest house or youth hostel until your offer is fully accepted.

When you arrive in Edinburgh, there are a few things you need to know about checking in to your new University accommodation.

You should familiarise yourself with the arrival procedures for your allocated accommodation so that moving in goes smoothly.

Self-catered flats - arrival procedures including for families, couples and returning students

This information may change before your arrival date, therefore you are advised to check this page for the latest news before setting out
for Edinburgh.