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20 reasons to study in

Edinburgh

WHERE FIRST-CLASS LEARNING LEADS TO WORLD-CLASS OPPORTUNITIES

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THE CAPITAL OF FIRST CLASS LEARNING

Edinburgh is a city where minds meet from across the world, where excellence in scholarship is as natural as its unique beauty. It’s a city known throughout the globe as a leader in research and academic study, respected as much for where it’s come from as it is for where it will lead. Students come from more than 150 countries to study in Scotland’s capital city, and go on to become leaders, thinkers and influencers who shape the world around them. Each of Edinburgh’s four world-class universities offer undergraduate, Masters and PhD level programmes, and value personal development as highly as they do academic excellence. Study in a city that rewards hard work with globally-respected qualifications, and an experience like no other. Study in Edinburgh.

Graduate stories

Below you can choose to hear stories from real Edinburgh graduates. You'll find out what life as a student was like for them and about the jobs they've gone into as a result of their studies.

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Shia Ting
Queen Margaret University
MSc Occupational Therapy (Post-registration) with Distinction

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GREAT TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

Edinburgh offers the highest standards in learning, so it’s important that our airline partner gives you the highest standards in travel. That's why we have partnered with Etihad Airways to provide great travel offers and discounts to international students coming to Edinburgh. Etihad fly to Edinburgh 5 times a week from over 100 destinations worldwide via Abu Dhabi.

20 reasons to study in Edinburgh