Self-catered flats at Edinburgh Campus
We have 35 self-catered shared flats in halls called Ettrick, Caddon and Yarrow. These are usually reserved for postgraduate students.
The single bedrooms are around 7 square metres in size. The large rooms are 11.5 square metres. These rooms do not have wash basins.
Each flat has kitchen, living and bathroom areas that are shared between 5 students.
You can find out more by downloading our rooms for rent guide.
|Room type||Cost per week||Contract length||Cost per tenancy|
|Single room||£80.02||40 weeks||£3200.80|
|Large room||£95.06||40 weeks||£3802.40|
How to apply
You can apply online for on-campus accommodation from 16 April 2013. The closing date for guaranteed on-campus accommodation is 5.00pm, 22 August 2013.
Find out more about how to apply for on-campus accommodation.
What’s included in the rent?
The rent includes:
- internet connection (16MB as standard)
- personal effects insurance with a maximum total claim of £3,000 per year (you may need to take out extra insurance to cover an expensive item or to cover your laptop on other parts of the campus)
If you plan on using a personal television or a laptop for internet provider television (IPTV), you will need to buy a TV licence.
What's provided in a self-catered shared flat?
Your room key gives access to your designated lounge, kitchen and laundrette.
- Single bed
- Mattress protector
- Desk chair
- Desk lamp
- Pin board
- Ethernet cable
Bed linen, duvet and pillows are not provided, but you can order a bedding pack online for £25 when making your application.
Towels and toilet rolls are not provided.
For safety reasons, cooking/heating appliances and additional furniture are not permitted in study bedrooms.
- Small fridge
- Small freezer
- Sweeping brush
- Dust pan and brush
- Bucket and mop
- Swing-top bin
Crockery, cutlery, pot, pans and kitchen utensils are not provided.
Refuse sacks are issued weekly so that you can safely dispose of refuse in the appropriate recycling bins
The cleaning service is an “assisted clean”, which means you are expected to maintain cleaning standards in your own flat.
- Easy chairs
- Coffee tables
Other general facilities on campus include:
- Laundry facilities (washing machines and dryers)
- 24 hour computer lounge in, or near, your hall
- Bike sheds (limited spaces)