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Edinburgh is a brilliant blend of history, natural beauty, and modern city life. It hosts world-famous festivals and attractions and is the perfect base for exploring Scotland. 

Scotland's inspiring cultural and creative capital city will be the backdrop to your studies at Edinburgh College of Art. Find out what you can expect from life as a student in Edinburgh.

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Living in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is a great place to live, with its green spaces, stunning architecture, and creative and cultural scene. Find out more about living in Edinburgh as a student.

Living in Edinburgh
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Facilities and resources

Students at Edinburgh College of Art have access to a range of facilities to help them with their studies. From studios and workshops, to online resources and careers advice.

Facilities and resources

Help Pages

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Financial support

The university has resources and advice to help you manage your finances throughout your studies. 

Fees and financial support
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International

Based in the centre of Edinburgh, a city famous for its international arts scene, Edinburgh College of Art promotes internationalism and diversity in everything we do, from our collaborations and exchanges, our teaching and research, and our postgraduate community.

International
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Parents and guardians

Starting university can be daunting for new students and their supporters, too. The information provided here will guide parents and guardians through the application process, from application through to students joining us at ECA.

Parents and guardians