The University of Edinburgh

4.0 from 213 ratings
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68/354 Universities
Location: 
4.5 / 122 reviews
Party Vibe: 
4.3 / 122 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
3.9 / 99 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
4.7 / 17 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
3.9 / 33 reviews

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Overview

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university

  • Total Students
    27,625
  • Male / Female Students
    59% Female 41% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    90% Full Time 10% Part Time
  • International Students
    34% International 66% UK

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The University of Edinburgh Reviews

4.0 / 213 reviews
  • 5 Stars
    107
  • 4 Stars
    62
  • 3 Stars
    37
  • 2 Stars
    6
  • 1 Star
    1
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8th April 2018
<p>good university, bit disorganised, nice people, good structure of lectures etc. i like the freedom and the facilites</p>
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27th January 2018
A brilliant university in the heart of the city with excellent academics and outstanding academics. The only criticism is that essays and exams take far far too long to be returned. You van wait 6 weeks to get some work back and this is just too long. Then when you get it back, there is not time spent going through them and looking at how to improve.
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
7 London
4.4 / 842 reviews
8 Glasgow
4.5 / 137 reviews
9 Bristol
4.5 / 154 reviews
10 Cardiff
4.5 / 113 reviews
11 Edinburgh
4.5 / 122 reviews
12 Birmingham
4.4 / 215 reviews
13 Nottingham
4.3 / 175 reviews
14 York
4.4 / 76 reviews
15 Belfast
4.4 / 49 reviews
16 Lincoln
4.4 / 62 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Brae House
4.1 / 12 reviews
2 Lee House
4.4 / 7 reviews
3 Turner House
4.8 / 4 reviews
4 Kincaid's Court
4.5 / 4 reviews
5 South Clerk Street
4.5 / 4 reviews
6 Haddington Place
4.7 / 3 reviews
7 Portsburgh Court
4.3 / 4 reviews
8 Deaconess
4.0 / 5 reviews
9 Baird House
4.5 / 2 reviews
10 Darroch Court
4.5 / 2 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Female Voice Choir
5.0 / 2 reviews
2 Geographical Society
4.5 / 2 reviews
3 Hockey Club (Women's)
4.5 / 2 reviews
4 Boxing Club
5.0 / 1 review
5 Chemistry Society
5.0 / 1 review
6 Christian Union
5.0 / 1 review
7 Cricket Club
5.0 / 1 review
8 History Society
5.0 / 1 review
9 Jazz Orchestra
5.0 / 1 review
10 Lacrosse Club (Men's)
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 The Hive
4.3 / 44 reviews
2 Why Not (Edinburgh)
4.3 / 32 reviews
3 Cabaret Voltaire
4.5 / 18 reviews
4 ATIK (Edinburgh)
4.2 / 34 reviews
5 Silk
4.7 / 7 reviews
6 Finnegan's Wake
4.6 / 5 reviews
7 Opal Lounge
4.8 / 4 reviews
8 The Tron
4.8 / 4 reviews
9 The Mash House
4.4 / 5 reviews
10 Sneaky Pete's
5.0 / 2 reviews
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Edinburgh, University of
3.9 / 33 reviews
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Location Details

Edinburgh
United Kingdom