University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh
6.9 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 51 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"It is very prestigious worldwide so a lot of students come from all around the world and the rest of the UK, not just Scotland."
6.6 / 10
Quality of facilities
7.6 / 10
Night life
8 / 10
Student union
6.2 / 10
Quality of teaching
6.9 / 10
Structure of courses
6.6 / 10
Preparation for a job
6.2 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"The campus is pretty central, only around 10-20 minutes from most of the student..."

Night life

"It's a capital city so there are many bars, restaurants, cafes, museums and nice..."

Clubs and social environment

"The gym is really nice, very busy though. The swimming pool could be open more o..."

Diverse backgrounds

"The student base is quite wealthy on average. However, there is a varied mix of rich/poor,..."

Careers services

"The careers service is pretty good, they hold fairs for various employers and email..."


"Edinburgh has a great combination of social life and university experience. I've..."


"The personal tutor system isn't very personal. You don't have much contact with ..."

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