The University of Edinburgh provides accommodation for students who are studying a pre-sessional English course.

Accommodation Guarantee

Accommodation will only be guaranteed for applicants who apply for accommodation prior to the 31 May 2018 and are studying a pre-sessional or EAP English course (English for Academic Purposes).  Any application received after this date will be subject to availability.

Accommodation Details

The cost is £147 per week for a single standard room and £176.75 per week for a single ensuite room, which includes all heating, electricity and internet services. There are also some (shared) twin rooms available for £82.25 per week.

You will be provided with a furnished room in self-catered accommodation with shared kitchen and bathroom facilities, or ensuite facilities at Deaconess. A bedding pack is also provided to EAP students and consists of a pillow, pillowcase, duvet, duvet cover and bed sheet.

In 2018 we have eight sites available for EAP and Pre-sessional students:

  • Buccleuch Place
  • David Horn House
  • Deaconess
  • East Newington Place
  • Kitchener House
  • Ratcliffe Terrace
  • Roxburgh Place
  • Sciennes Place

Apply Now

If you would like to apply for this accommodation, please email the following information to

  • Your full name
  • University of Edinburgh UUN number
  • Date of birth
  • Start date from which your accommodation is required

Once we have received your application for accommodation we will send you an offer of accommodation online, this offer must be accepted and full payment made in 7 days. 

Arrival information

Arrival procedures for EAP and pre-sessional students