Academic Year Tenancies available
All our properties in Edinburgh offer academic year (43/44 week) tenancies, subject to availability.
Unite Students accommodation in Edinburgh places you in the heart of Scotland’s capital city and all that it has to offer. Our properties are designed to offer you the opportunity to enjoy your studies in a safe, secure, and relaxing environment.
Top five things to do and see in Edinburgh
Student Life in Edinburgh
From the incredible Edinburgh Castle
, to the extinct volcano, Arthur’s Seat, to the beach with views stretching across the Firth of Forth, there is plenty to see and experience during your time in the Scottish capital. The city was recently named ‘European Destination of the Year’ at the World Travel Awards.
During summer, Edinburgh hosts the the biggest International arts festival in the world – the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
. The festival attracts the of the biggest names and up-and-coming stars of comedy and entertainment. In the winter, the city holds a 3 day New Year celebration and the world famous Hogmanay Street Party.
All Unite Students housing in Edinburgh is within 20 minutes walk of the energetic city centre. You’ll always find a great place to visit on your doorstep, from theatres and cinemas, to cafes and shops.
is home to the Scottish Rugby Union team and hosts many major international fixtures. Edinburgh also has two Scottish Premierl League football clubs – Hibernian
– as well as prominent basketball and ice hockey teams, so there’s plenty of top-level sport to enjoy.
Unite Students Accommodation in Edinburgh
sits on the Meadows, a beautiful park in the middle of the city, just minutes from George Square Campus. Around the corner is Portsburgh Court
close to the famous Grassmarket area with cafés and boutique shops and overlooked by Edinburgh Castle.
We have two studio-only properties in Edinburgh: Lady Nicolson Court
is directly opposite George Square and surrounded by fantastic places to eat and shop. Close to Waverley train station, Holyrood Palace, and Princes Street, Panmure Court
is at the heart of Edinburgh city centre.
To the north of the city centre, McDonald Road
is located in Leith – a lively area within easy walking distance of great shops and entertainment.
Edinburgh is situated on the south coast of the Firth of Forth, surrounded by the picturesque Pentland Hills to the south, with great access to the stunning local scenary.
Edinburgh is a great base to explore the rest of Scotland, and you’ll find a range of different tours available to show you all the sights: from Whisky Tours, to Loch Ness and Loch Lomond, to the Highlands and Islands, there’ll always be a great place to take a break from your studies.
Take a look at our student flats in Edinburgh through browsing the website and see what a stay with Unite Students accommodation can add to your studies in Edinburgh.
For any more information, you can look through all of our student properties online, or to ask us anything at all, call us on 0800 121 7387, or +44 (0) 117 302 7497.
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