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Student Castle Edinburgh, Edinburgh
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Student Castle Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Causewayside, Edinburgh, EH9 1PH, United Kingdom
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About the Property

Located at 199 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PH, Student Castle Edinburgh student accommodation stands out as a sought-after student accommodation in the heart of this historical city. This property offers a variety of modern studio apartment options, each fully furnished with essential amenities tailored for student needs. Students from the University of Edinburgh (King’s Building Campus), and the University of Edinburgh, and other notable institutions like Heriot-Watt University, and Edinburgh Napier University will find Student Castle Edinburgh conveniently located within easy reach of their campuses.

Student Castle Edinburgh is not just a place to stay; it’s an experience that immerses you in all that the city has to offer. Edinburgh, as Scotland's compact, hilly capital, is renowned for its rich history, cultural heritage, and educational excellence. The city is celebrated for its prestigious universities and has a vibrant student population that contributes to its dynamic atmosphere. With the famous Edinburgh Castle overlooking the city, the iconic Royal Mile, and a variety of festivals and events year-round, students will never run out of things to discover. The city is renowned for its vibrant arts scene, with the world-famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe attracting artists and performers from around the globe every August. Additionally, Edinburgh is home to prestigious institutions, making it a hub of intellectual and creative pursuits. Whether exploring its historic landmarks, hiking Arthur's Seat, or enjoying a dram of whisky in a cozy pub, Edinburgh promises an unforgettable experience for visitors. Steeped in tradition yet buzzing with contemporary culture, Edinburgh provides an ideal blend of academic pursuit and leisure, and with accommodation like the Student Castle Edinburgh, students find themselves in the heart of it all. So, if Edinburgh is where you wish to start your educational journey, then don’t wait another minute and book your Edinburgh student accommodation now.


Nestled in the heart of Edinburgh, Student Castle Edinburgh offers an exceptional range of amenities to enhance the student living experience. The Wallace Studio, Stevenson Studio, Bell Studio, Bruce Twin Studio, Maxwell Studio, Cawdor Studio, and Hutton Studio have been meticulously crafted to optimize space and comfort, each featuring en-suite showers, plush double beds, ample wardrobe space, and study desks equipped with plenty of plug sockets. Additionally, residents can enjoy modern kitchen facilities including a two-ring hob, combination microwave/oven/grill, fridge/freezer, and stainless steel sinks. Ultra-fast WiFi, utility bills including gas, electricity, and water, and contents insurance are all included, ensuring a hassle-free stay.

Common amenities such as bike storage, a common area, study area, gym, and outdoor courtyard foster academic success, physical well-being, and social interaction. With 24/7 security measures in place, students can feel safe and secure throughout their stay.

Location and What's Hot?

Finding the ideal student accommodation is not enough. As students, you would also like to know about the different social places to hangout, explore, and enjoy. Situated in the heart of Edinburgh's vibrant university scene, Student Castle Edinburgh is surrounded by various amenities that cater to every student's needs and desires. In addition, universities like the Edinburgh College of Art, the University of Edinburgh, and Edinburgh Napier University are also located nearby, making Student Castle Edinburgh an ideal location for academics.

When it comes to food and eateries, students will find a variety of options to explore right outside the doors of Student Castle Edinburgh student accommodation. Students and culinary enthusiasts can indulge in diverse flavors offered by various restaurants like Grange Takeaway, Mi Piace Pizza, and Pataka, grab a caffeine boost at Cafe Tehran, or enjoy an evening out at Swanys and Old Bell Inn. Grocery shopping is a breeze with Tesco Express just around the corner, ensuring that residents never run out of essentials.

Health and wellness are also conveniently addressed with Spire Edinburgh Hospitals nearby. For those seeking tranquility amidst their busy schedules, The Meadows park provides a perfect urban oasis. Students with a passion for history and culture have the luxury of being close to iconic tourist spots, including Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat. The Scottish National Gallery showcases an impressive collection of artworks spanning centuries, while the National Museum of Scotland delves into the country's rich heritage and natural history. For literary enthusiasts, a visit to the Writers' Museum celebrates Scotland's literary greats.

Student Castle Edinburgh student accommodation offers not just a place to stay for students but a gateway to a balanced and enriching student lifestyle, with numerous places to explore, study, and socialize, all just a short distance from your home away from home.


Conveniently positioned for university life, Student Castle Edinburgh ensures an easy commute for students around the vibrant city. With a network of public transport stops located within a stone's throw, accessibility to different parts of Edinburgh is a breeze. Notably, key transport hubs are moments away, including Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and numerous bus stops, such as Duncan Street, Salisbury Place, Causewayside, ensuring that every journey starts at your doorstep. Whether it's a quick subway ride to a study group or a tram journey to enjoy the city's arts and culture, Student Castle Edinburgh positions its residents at the heart of it all.

What will you get

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Contents insurance

Common Amenities

Ultra-fast WiFi
Bike storage
Common area
Study area
Outdoor courtyard

Cancellation Policies (2)

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    This property does not offer cooling-off period.
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    This property allows cancellation upon finding replacement tenant.

Payment Policies (4)

  • Booking Deposit
    This property requires booking deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers flexible instalment plan.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I pay a booking fee or a deposit?

For Their properties in England, they ask for a non-refundable holding deposit (£100-£250 depending on the location) to allocate you a room. Unfortunately, they cannot refund the holding deposit under any circumstances. When you move in your holding deposit will turn into a damage deposit and will be returned at the end of your license [minus any damages]. At their property, you will be required to top up the holding deposit prior to moving in to make the deposit up to £250. Property protects your deposit using a government-authorised deposit protection scheme; the Deposit Protection Service in England.

What happens if I want to cancel my booking?

Get in touch and tell us straight away. How much they can help will depend on the timing and the circumstances of your cancellation. Licence Agreements are legally binding, so once you have signed and returned your contract you're required to pay your rent. If (under special circumstances only) you need to pull out of the Licence Agreement, they'll help try to find a replacement Licensee for your room - but they can't guarantee that they'll be able to. If a new Licensee is found then they can release you from your licence, but there will be a re-licence fee** If you require a copy of the re-licence terms and conditions then please contact us.

Can I leave early and get the remainder of my rent back?

Unfortunately, you are committed under the licence agreement to pay the full rent, however, if you decide you want to leave early please tell the managers of your site asap. They may have a waiting list of people who would like to take over your licence agreement which would then relinquish you from your contract. If you find a new Licensee, they'll let you out of your agreement from the day they move in, and refund you any unused rent that you've paid in advance (minus a £50 admin fee)*. They cannot refund your rent until you have found someone to take over your licence agreement, their booking is confirmed and they have paid the first instalment of their rent.

What bills do I need to pay?

All utility bills (gas, electricity and water), WiFi and contents insurance for your belongings are all included. If you bring your own television or use one that is pre-installed in your room then you will have to buy your own TV licence. If you cease to be a full-time student during the occupation of your room then you will become liable for council tax. If the second occupant of a double occupancy room is not a student then they may also be liable for council tax.

Can I transfer my booking to a different property?

It’s possible that you’ll be able to transfer from one property to another before moving in, but this completely depends on what they have available. If they can transfer you, your booking fee will move with your room but you’ll be charged an admin fee of £50 – and unfortunately, they can’t guarantee that you’ll get the same sort of room. If you need to request a transfer, contact the site manager at your original property location.

Can I change my room?

If you’d like to change your room once you’ve moved in, they’ll do their best to accommodate you (providing they’re not fully booked). Any moves will incur a £50 admin fee*. If you’ve moved to a cheaper room, any excess rent you’ve already paid will be taken off the next instalment. If you’ve already paid for the whole year, they’ll simply give you a refund of the difference.

What happens if my student loan is late and I can’t pay my instalment on time?

The student loan shouldn't be late, however if there is a problem they will need a letter from the loan company showing the amount and dates of payments and four week's advance rent before you move in in September. You can get in touch with the Student Loans Company.

How long is the contract?

Property schemes offer 51 and 46 weeks contracts.

How much is my rent?

To find out how much each room costs, go to the location you’re interested in and you’ll find all the details there.

What is included in my rent?

All your utility bills (including super-fast broadband and WiFi) are included, as is contents insurance for your room.

What happens if I can’t make my payment on time?

Come and talk to the team- they will always work with you to find the best way for you to pay your rent. If your payment is seven days late and they haven't heard from you, you'll be charged a £30 admin fee.

Can I move in earlier or later than my Licence Agreement date if need be?

This depends if your room is ready, so it’s best to contact the scheme directly. You would need to pay for the extra days beforehand.

What's the best way for me to pay for my rent?

Debit card, credit card or bank transfer are all fine – make your choice when you complete your booking.

When do I need to pay?

For their sites in England, if you have a UK guarantor then you can pay in 3 instalments in September, January and April. The 1st payment will be due 12 days before your licence starts. If the 1st instalment of your Student Loan is paid after this date then they can accept a payment of 4 weeks rent 1 week before you move in, with the balance paid when you receive your loan. The sites in Scotland can align payments with when you receive your Student Loan. Please contact us for further information. For full-year contracts payments will be required in 3 instalments in September, January and April.

When’s the latest I can book?

As long as there’s a room available. They keep their site perfectly up to date so you’ll be able to see where their spaces are.

Can I book if I'm under 18?

All residents living at one of their schemes in England are required to be over the age of 17 during the academic year booked, and residents living in their schemes in Scotland are to be age 16 or over. Exceptions may be available on a case-by-case basis, and you will need to contact the site to get approval. If in doubt, please contact the respective schemes and the on-site team will be able to advise you.

How do I apply for a visa to the UK?

You can apply for a Student visa to study in the UK if you’re 16 or over and you:, have been offered a place on a course by a licensed student sponsor, have enough money to support yourself and pay for your course - the amount will vary depending on your circumstances, can speak, read, write and understand English, have consent from your parents if you’re 16 or 17 - you’ll need evidence of this when you apply.

How do I open a bank account?

The UK has lots of banks, including National Westminster (NatWest), Barclays, RBS, Santander, HSBC and Lloyds. All of these offer special bank accounts for students, which usually include an interest-free overdraft. All high street banks have the same basic range of services – savings accounts, credit cards, overseas cash transfers and so on – but they offer different deals to attract new customers, so shop around to find your favourite. To open a bank account you’ll need to visit a branch of your bank (check to see if your chosen bank has a branch near your property with the appropriate ID. Your passport, driving licence and one or two forms of proof of address (such as a bill or licence) will usually be enough. Bank accounts take a few days to get up and running, so try to open yours before you leave for university – or make sure you have a credit card to keep you going when you arrive.

If I want to get a part-time job, where should I look for opportunities?

You’ll find that your student union often has job adverts, and if you’re looking for shop, bar or restaurant work you can usually spot “Help wanted” signs in the shop windows. Your local Jobcentre will also have opportunities – simply head to the website and search by area.

How do I register with a doctor?

Most surgeries now offer online registration – once you’ve found your local GP, check their website. Check with us too for any recommendations.

If I’m an international student can I open a bank account in the UK?

No problem – you’ll just need the same identification as other students. Take your passport, driving licence and at least one proof of address document such as a bill or licence. If you can get a letter from your bank at home recommending you, that’s even better – but you don’t strictly need this, and you absolutely do need the ID mentioned above.

Is bedding included in the room?

No, but you can purchase bedding and other items from their partner.

Is there a fridge in the rooms?

Yes, each studio or flat kitchen has a fridge with a freezer compartment. Unfortunately, you cannot bring your own fridge as this would invalidate their insurance.

Do I need to bring any furniture?

All their rooms are really well equipped with high-quality furnishings that provide ample storage and comfort.

Are there kitchen facilities in my room?

Yes, studio rooms and flats have a combination microwave oven, a hob, a sink, a fridge/freezer and plenty of storage for all your pots and pans. Flats have communal kitchen spaces.

Do I need to bring my own saucepans, wok, etc.?

If you would like to bring your own kitchen equipment they have lots of storage space. However, you can buy a kitchen pack from us when making your booking which will be in your room upon arrival.

Is there a TV in my room? Can I bring one if not?

Some of their schemes have TVs in the rooms, however should you wish to use them then you will have to purchase a TV licence. Please note, there will be no TV's in the rooms however you are more than welcome to bring your own to plug in.

Is there a common room?

One of the best things about living with property is the amazing communal space that is open for all residents to enjoy. They've got TV areas, pool tables, and private or group study areas that are all perfect for you to enjoy on your own or in a group. They also hold regular social events in the common areas - check your information pack when you arrive for details.

Are there bike storage facilities on site?

Yes, they try to be as eco-friendly as possible so each of their schemes has plenty of secure bike storage space. Please note, E-Bicycles and E-Scooters are not permitted at any of their sites. They also offer FREE bike hire to all their residents across all schemes. Simply hand us your room key in exchange for a bike, helmet and lights.

Can I bring my car?

All their developments are based in fantastic city centre locations, with great transport links nearby. They also try and be as eco-friendly as possible so they don't encourage students to bring cars. Very limited parking is available on a case-by-case basis – if you have a genuine need to keep a car at university, you can contact the management for your chosen property development to discuss your options. All their developments have nearby public car parks, perfect for when friends and family visit. Short term car access is available for dropping off or picking up your belongings.

Do you have a gym?

Yes - they have a gym on most of their sites. They are open 24/7 and completely free to use for all their residents. Unfortunately, their insurance does not cover guests to use the gym.

Who should I contact if I have a problem with my internet?

Their onsite management can do very little in terms of internet problems. Please contact the service provider, Ask4. They have specially trained tech support staff to help sort out your internet as quickly as possible.

Where do I wash my clothes?

All their developments have easy-to-use laundry rooms with washing and drying machines (operated by Circuit Laundry). You can top up your laundry card from your computer and then use it to pay for your washing or use your phone through the mobile app. The laundry rooms are open 24 hours and they do not provide detergent.

Is there a TV in the common room?

All their common rooms have flat-screen TVs.

Can I Bring my E-Bike or E-Scooter?

E-Bicycles and E-Scooters are strictly prohibited at all of their sites as they pose a significant fire risk.

What happens if there is a breakage or problem with my room?

You can log all maintenance issues online through the Student Portal. Their onsite maintenance team will respond to the issue as soon as possible.

Am I allowed to bring electrical appliances with me?

For safety reasons, they can’t allow any overseas electrical equipment that doesn’t comply with all relevant British standards. They do not allow portable heaters in any of their rooms.

Do I have to supply my own food?

Yes, you do. All their sites have plenty of local supermarkets nearby.

Can my friend store their things/belongings/luggage in my room?

No. Letting someone else store their things in your room is a breach of your Licence Agreement, and it will also invalidate your insurance coverage.

Can I have guests to stay?

Of course. They normally allow a maximum stay of two days per visit for guests but they will need to sign in/out at reception (this is outlined in their guest policy which you will sign when you move in). Guests are not allowed their own keys.

Is insurance included in my rent?

Yes, through Endsleigh, they provide complete personal contents insurance to protect you and your belongings. Additional cover is available with Endsleigh at an extra cost.

Is your accommodation suitable for mature students?

Of course! You can enjoy the social aspect of student living, while hanging onto some personal space in one of their self-contained rooms.

Are there specific times of day I have to move in?

So things don’t get too hectic, they will send all students different timeslots prior to move in so you can book your slot, but the reception is always open 24 hours a day.

Am I able to have a party in my room if I want one?

They don't allow parties in your room - this is because they host regular parties and social events in the common areas throughout the year.

Whose responsibility is it to clean my room?

You’ll be in charge of cleaning your own room and helping to clean the communal area of your flat (if applicable). However, they do offer a cleaning service at a cost (details are in your arrival pack and on the Student Portal).

How safe is my room?

Your room is very safe - all door entry is key fobbed and all communal space has CCTV.

How safe is the development?

All their developments have staff on site 24 hours a day, monitoring the entire site to protect you and their buildings.

Can I smoke in my room?

No. As per your Licence Agreement, if you’re caught smoking or tampering with smoke/fire detectors a charge may be applied to your account to cover call out charges of a fire engineer to check or repair the equipment. There are designated smoking areas at each of their developments which you are welcome to use.

What is the Student Portal?

The Student Portal is your online info guide. You can use it to report maintenance issues, book a cleaner, find out if you have post, as well as find useful documents like your Welcome Pack.

Is property affiliated with the university in any way?

They’re not part of a university, but they have excellent working relationships with all the universities whose students they look after.

Can I use the common room facilities to run a private club/event/business?

No, the facilities are only for their residents. It is only polite not to abuse this.

What happens if I stop being a full time student?

You can still live at property until the end of your licence period, however, you will become liable for council tax during this time. They can help you try and find somebody to take over your licence should you wish to leave, however, this cannot be guaranteed.

How do I make a complaint?

If you're already living with us, the best and quickest way to resolve your issue is to speak to a member of the property team at reception as they are likely to be able to resolve your issue there and then. If you are not living with us, or you are a member of the general public, you can contact property and they will take the details of your complaint and help resolve it. They really want to help resolve your problem quickly so when contacting us by email please provide us with the following information: Your name, Contact details - telephone number/email address/home address so that they can get back to you, Details of your issue or problem, Details of actions you have already taken, or anyone you have already spoken to.

Do you offer short stays or summer stays?

Yes, they do offer short stays to students or the public in some of their properties. These short stays could be throughout the year, mostly during summer.

Can I choose my flatmates?

You can request to be in a room close to or within the same flat as your friends, however, this is subject to availability. They will do all they can to accommodate your request. Subject to availability you may request to be in a single-sex cluster flat for religious or cultural reasons.

As a disabled person I have specific requirements for my living needs, Can property cater for these?

They make every effort to ensure that their accommodation is accessible for all. Rather than try to plan generic “accessible” rooms in advance, they prefer to work with individual students to see how they can help. They have a certain amount of flexibility in each of their schemes, which allows us to offer a wide range of possible solutions.

What does property do for the environment?

They’re committed to considering – and, where possible, reducing – their impact on the environment across everything they do. They focus on green methods of construction and waste reduction, and all their developments have the facilities for you to carry on their eco-friendly mission! You can do your bit by recycling as much as possible.

Are there recycling facilities on site?

Of course. Every site is equipped to recycle cardboard, plastics, paper and glass, and recycling tubs can also be found in each room. To recycle other items, check out the options with your scheme manager.

Do I need a Guarantor?

If you want to pay your rent in three instalments, you’ll need a UK-based guarantor (not Edinburgh). This is someone who lives and works in the UK and is willing to sign a contract saying they’ll pay your rent if you fail to do so. The property will run a credit check on your guarantor – if they happen to fail The property will get in touch about what to do next. Your guarantor cannot be another student or a government. If you do not have a guarantor then you’ll need to pay your rent for the whole Licence Agreement in advance.

What happens next?

The property will investigate your issue thoroughly. The team will acknowledge all complaints upon receipt and ask that we be allowed 14 working days in order to fully investigate and respond to any issues raised. If you are not happy with their reply you should let us know and explain why - we can then arrange for a manager to contact you directly to discuss. Finally, if you remain unhappy, we will escalate your complaint to their Head Office to review and issue a full and final response.

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Edinburgh Student Accommodation

Finding suitable student accommodation in Edinburgh can be a challenge, especially for those new to the city. Fortunately, amber simplifies this task, providing plenty of options for student flats in Edinburgh. Deciding to reside off-campus comes with several advantages over on-campus living, such as increased independence, more diverse options, and often a closer immersion into the local Edinburgh culture.

Amber offers a range of room types in convenient locations across Edinburgh, ensuring that whether you're studying at the Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Napier University, or any other prestigious institution in the city, there's a comfortable and convenient place for you. The choicest student accommodation in Edinburgh boasts a range of amenities designed to suit students' needs, such as high-speed internet, communal study spaces, and often fitness centers, all designed to support both academic success and a balanced lifestyle.

Among the available options for Edinburgh student accommodation are properties close to the University of Edinburgh, the University of Edinburgh (Holyrood Campus), and Heriot-Watt University, providing a hassle-free daily commute. When considering where to live during your studies, student accommodation in Edinburgh exemplifies convenience and comfort for a memorable university experience.

About Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, brims with a historical aura that dates back centuries, striking architecture, and a cultural vibrancy that makes it an attractive destination for students worldwide. Edinburgh hosts more than 50,000 students each year in some of the top universities in the World, locatedin the city. Known for its Edinburgh Festival, the city is a hive of creativity, hosting a range of artistic performances each year. The enchanting cobblestone streets echo stories from its rich past, and the majestic Edinburgh Castle overlooks the city, serving as a constant reminder of its deep-rooted heritage.

The city's academic scene is bolstered by top-tier institutions, including the Edinburgh College of Art, the University of Edinburgh (King’s Building Campus), and Edinburgh College (Granton Campus), establishing Edinburgh as a global hub for higher education. Whether it's proximity to campuses or the need for a spot to relish the local arts and gastronomic landscape, the demand for student accommodation in Edinburgh is high among scholars.

Localities such as Edinburgh Waverly, Edinburgh City Centre Newington, Potterrow, and Holyrood have become popular among students for their proximity to universities and their charming character. Each area brings something different to the table, from Marchmont's tranquil parks suitable for study sessions in the sun to Old Town's historic allure. Edinburgh's reputation for educational excellence is reinforced by its universities’ accolades, contributing significantly to both local and international educational landscapes. Through platforms like amber, finding the right among a long list of choices for student flats in Edinburgh to suit individual preferences becomes an easier part of the exciting journey of studying in Edinburgh.

Best Student Accommodation in Edinburgh

Finding the perfect off-campus student accommodation in Edinburgh can be a crucial part of ensuring a memorable and fulfilling university experience. For students relocating to Edinburgh, off-campus housing offers a plethora of benefits. Independence is one of the main draws, as students get the freedom to manage their living space and daily routines without the restrictions often found in on-campus dorms. Moreover, such accommodation can often be more affordable, with a variety of options that fit different budgets. From ensuite rooms in student halls to private studio apartments, Edinburgh’s accommodation options cater to a range of preferences and needs. Below is a comprehensive list of top student accommodations in Edinburgh, each delivering its unique blend of comfort and convenience, well-suited for any student's requirements:

1. Westfield, Edinburgh
2. Silk Mill, Edinburgh
3. London Nest Straits Meadow Edinburgh
4. Edinburgh College Residence
5. Gorgie, Edinburgh
6. Sugarhouse Close
7. Yugo Arran House, Edinburgh

Cost of Living

Understanding the cost of living in Edinburgh is crucial for students planning to study and live in this historic city. The average cost for students can vary widely, with living expenses in Edinburgh forming a significant part of a student's budget. Knowing the monthly expenses aids in better financial planning, ensuring students can enjoy a comfortable lifestyle without unnecessary monetary stress. The cumulative monthly cost of living for a student in Edinburgh is typically around £1,000 to £1,500. Below is the break-up of all the expenses that might come your way:

1. Food & Groceries: £160 - £250

2. Transportation: £55 - $75

3. Utilities (including Internet): £120 - £200

4. Clothing: £150 - £200

5. Sports & Leisure: £100 - £150
6. Miscellaneous: £150 - £200

Student Travel Edinburgh

Transport and travelling are very convenient tasks for student accommodation in Edinburgh because of the city's well-connected transportation system. The town is famous for its travel services, including buses, trams, and rental bikes. Lothian Buses is a leading bus company that operates bus connections across the city on over 50 different routes. Additionally, the city also has an excellent railway system. The city has two major train stations - Waverley Railway Station and Haymarket Railway Station. The Waverley Station is nearest to the Edinburgh Fields College, while the latter is closer to the Murray Fields structure.

1. Bus: Travelling by bus in Edinburgh City makes it easy to explore this beautiful Scottish city with a range of travel cards and passes. The city has a Rida card, a payment option for unlimited travel on buses, trains and trains in certain regions. With comprehensive bus services and student fares, commuting is hassle-free and allows students to explore the city's attractions, universities and theatres easily. A ticket for a single journey will cost you around £1.60.

2. Tram: The tram system provides convenient and fast transportation for student accommodation in Edinburgh. Buying a Rida card allows unlimited trips on trams and buses. The tram network connects key places such as universities, shopping malls, and tourist attractions, giving students confidence and convenience of travel. A ticket for a single day will cost around £4.50.

3. Cycling: Cycling in Edinburgh is easy for students, with many affordable options. Edinburgh's excellent bike and cycle paths make it easy and convenient for students to explore the city on two wheels.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh, with its rich history and vibrant culture, offers a fantastic quality of life for students, combining tradition with a modern, dynamic living experience. Edinburgh student accommodation is surrounded by an atmosphere replete with a sense of security and academic focus, making it an optimum environment for learning and personal growth. From the cosy coffee shops perfect for study sessions, like Brew Lab, located on South College Street, to the lively bars of Grassmarket, where students often unwind, there’s something for everyone. Caffe Nero is a perfect retreat for those seeking inspiration or a nice cup of hot beverage. The Meadows Tap is the place to vibe in with great food and the best atmosphere to unwind for students.

The world-renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe turns the city into a playground of the arts every summer, offering comedy, theatre, and music and drawing audiences from around the globe. Other attractions contributing to Edinburgh's student lifestyle include the Edinburgh International Film Festival and the magical Edinburgh Christmas market, both rich with tradition and entertainment. Edinburgh accommodation in Edinburgh is about more than just having a place to stay; it's about immersing oneself in a setting that nourishes both academic pursuits and a rich, fulfilling social life. Students in Edinburgh are perfectly positioned to take advantage of all this spectacular city has to offer. Whether it's soaking in the spectacular panoramic views from Arthur's Seat or enjoying a quiet read in the charming local bookshops, Edinburgh accommodates every aspect of student life with grace and ease.

Edinburgh Tourist Attractions

Steeped in history and architecture, Edinburgh captivates visitors with its scenic landscape and cultural jewels. Cradled by hills and the North Sea, the city offers a blend of heritage and modernity, making it a must-visit destination. From the iconic Edinburgh Castle perched on an ancient volcano to the picturesque Royal Mile, there's an adventure at every corner. It's no wonder students seek Edinburgh student accommodation to immerse themselves fully in this remarkable city.
1. Edinburgh Castle

2. Royal Mile

3. Holyrood Palace

4. Arthur’s Seat

5. National Museum of Scotland

6. Scottish National Gallery

7. Princes Street Gardens

8. Calton Hill

9. Edinburgh Zoo

10. The Scotch Whisky Experience

Universities in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is renowned for its esteemed universities, each offering an exceptional academic experience amidst the city's historic and cultural backdrop.

1. Edinburgh College of Art
2. Edinburgh Napier University
3. Edinburgh College (Midlothian Campus)
4. University of Edinburgh (Holyrood Campus)
5. Heriot-Watt University

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