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Getting in, getting on
Want to know more about applying and attending University? Download our free step-by-step guide to getting into, and getting on at university.
Support for secondary school students
Secondary school students who are interested in applying to university may be eligible to take part in one of our projects, which will help you learn more about your career options and guide you through the application process.
Support for college students and adult learners
We work with local colleges, as well as Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP), to support college students and adult learners who may be returning to education for the first time in a number of years.
Support for carers, estranged students and students with care experience
We welcome applications from student carers and from those who have spent time in care. We will offer advice and guidance to help you through the application process, and we can provide support, including financial assistance, once you join the university.
Widening access offers
Information on what you need to be considered for a widening access offer.
Access Edinburgh Scholarship
The Access Edinburgh Scholarship is for full-time undergraduate students who live in the UK and are beginning their studies in 2020.
Other financial support
We spend millions of pounds every year to help students who want to study at Edinburgh. We offer the best financial aid package for undergraduate students in the UK.
Settling in at university
Starting at university is a new experience for everyone, but don't worry: we’ll give you the time and support you need to settle in.