One-semester accommodation (January - June 2023)

In January 2023 there will be a very limited number of rooms on campus for single semester. Please note that the number of rooms is finite and there is no guarantee that an application will be successful. 

Exchange and visiting students studying at the Edinburgh campus for the second semester can apply for accommodation once they hold an unconditional firm offer to study.

Rooms for Postgraduates students arriving to start studies in January are also very limited and will be offered on a first come, first served basis.  

Please note we do not offer any short term/ hotel accommodation or family accommodation on campus.  

Students from overseas – i.e. non UK based - should only apply once you have secured your VISA. We will require confirmation/Visa vignette prior, making an offer of accommodation. Please forward a copy to once you have this vignette / confirmation.  

Applications for second semester accommodation will open on the 16 November 2022 at 12:00 noon (GMT) – 30 November 2022 at 12:00 noon (GMT). 

Please note no offers will be made to applicants who apply after the 30 November 2022.  

You will need to register in order to be able to create an application for accommodation. To register use your HWU ID number (starting with letter H), name and date of birth. All applications must be made online (Application portal will be available on 16/11/2022). 

Accommodation contracts for all students arriving for semester 2 will commence on 07 January 2023 and end on 10 June 2023. Please note we are unable to accommodate any early arrivals prior to the 07 January 2023 or contract extensions after 10 June 2023.  

Any offer of accommodation is subject to availability. Please note that due to the shortage of accommodation, any special requests for higher floors, sharing with friends etc cannot be accommodated.  

For more information about paying your fees please see our payment pages 

Please see our off-campus living page for guidance in finding alternative accommodation in Edinburgh.  

Please see our pages on arrivals information before securing your travel arrangements.  

Key information

Disability Service

On-campus Accommodation Office (Edinburgh Campus)