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 2019 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 £154 per week for a single standard room which includes all heating, electricity and internet services. There are also some (shared) twin rooms available for £84 per week.

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

In 2019 we have eight sites available for EAP and Pre-sessional students:

  • East Newington Place
  • New Arthur Place
  • Nicholson Street/South College Street
  • Ratcliffe Terrace
  • Riego Street
  • Sciennes
  • Sciennes Place
  • South Clerk Street

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

The latest arrival information can be found here