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Lovely, friendly, reputable and historic

We started our Uni Tour Extravaganza here in Edinburgh and though in the throes on a concluding... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kdriver1
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Hong Kong, China
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Greta old University

In the top 50 of global universities, the University of Edinburgh is very old and very beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rojatre
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We started our Uni Tour Extravaganza here in Edinburgh and though in the throes on a concluding “heatwave” we still needed an extra layer (having arrived from Hong Kong). Our family of 6 was scouting units for our soon-to-be-applying-to-University eldest with mixed feeling (Mum and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

In the top 50 of global universities, the University of Edinburgh is very old and very beautiful. The graduation ceremony has been the same since 1783

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I visited the university during one of it's open days as she is considering applying here next year. Unlike a campus university, the buildings are spread out throughout the city, but the city centre itself is so small that walking between them...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

The University Of Edinburgh is a massive university located through out the city of Edinburgh. The University Of Edinburgh is the worlds sixth oldest English speaking university in the world. The buildings that house the university are amazing in its architecture and history. Jolly Chriss.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Loved the vibe of the university and found that the architecture was absolutely magnificent, close to the National Scotland Museum it is placed perfectly to walk towards almost anywhere. A must go if you're planning to go to the University in the future.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The staff and students of 4 Edinburgh University’s gather each year to commemorate Remembrance Sunday and the EUOTC parade with a piped band. 100 Years ago the students from these colleges gave their lives so that today’s students are free to gather here. # Lest...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

There are many buildings that encompass University Of Edinburgh. Checking out collages and universities all over the world this school rates.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were really in Edinburgh to see the two universities, Edinburgh University felt more like the real thing, in the city with a rich history. Great to hear that every first year student is guaranteed accommodation. Good tour by a student.

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

I always choose university rooms when I'm in London, so thought I would try them in Edinburgh and I wasn't disappointed. The setting is magnificent with views of Arthur's Seat, and frequent buses into town night and day as well as wonderful taxis! Breakfast was...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is one of the best universities in the world and the campus is full of that old school spirit. They allow public to enter freely, so use that opportunity and take a stroll. Very inspiring place.

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Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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