University of Edinburgh

University Of Edinburgh

About University of Edinburgh

Old College South Bridge, Edinburgh South EH8 9YL
University of Edinburgh Website
Follow EdinburghUni on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here

The University of Edinburgh founded in 1582 is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to it.

It receives approximately 47,000 applications every year, making it the third most popular university in the UK by volume of applicants.

Upcoming Events at University of Edinburgh

Time Traveller: Charles Lyell at Work

27th October 2023 - 30th March 2024
Edinburgh South

This exhibition in Edinburgh University's Main Library provides a unique insight into geologist and science writer Charles Lyell's developing ideas about the uniformity of nature.


More in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

The multi award-winning cultural phenomenon 'Hamilton' is touring the UK for the very first time and is coming to the Festival Theatre for a 9 week season from 28th February 2024!
A Play, A Pie and A Pint
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns for 2024.
Eat Out Edinburgh
Eat Out Edinburgh 2024 is a celebration of Edinburgh city centre’s fantastic bars and restaurants, this year taking place throughout the whole month of March due to popular demand!
The Go! Team
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album 'Thunder, Lightning, Strike' The Go! Team bring their tour to The Queens Hall Edinburgh on 26th September!
International Women’s Day - Daring Women of Edinburgh Special Walking Tours
Come to celebrate daring women in our history on this special walking tour! Let's join together on International Women's Day on March 8th and the following day March 9th.

Popular Listings

Corn Exchange Haddington Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Howden Park Centre Livingston Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland O2 Academy Edinburgh The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh Traverse Theatre Usher Hall