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We start taking applications in April for September entry of that year and in late October for January starts.  We sometimes have vacancies throughout the year so it's worth getting in touch if you need somewhere to live.

Covid-19 update

The Student Accommodation team, along with all staff at Edinburgh Napier, are working hard to make sure your university journey is impacted as little as possible by the coronavirus pandemic.

We will continue to monitor the ongoing situation with Covid-19 and follow government guidance, and if anything regarding your tenancy or other aspects of accommodation changes, we will provide you with new information and updates as soon as possible.

If you're an international student...

We have support in place for international students who may be required to quarantine when they enter the country. For more information, please see our International Arrivals​ page.​

For more information, please see our main Student Accommodation website​.

Applying for Student Accommodation

Are you a first-year or direct entrant undergraduate student? Great news! You are guaranteed a place in Edinburgh Napier student accommodation if you meet the following criteria and make your pre-payment by 3pm on 21 August 2020!

Eligibility criteria:

  • You have firmly accepted an unconditional firm offer of study from Edinburgh Napier University
  • You live outwith the EH postcode
  • You have obtained entry clearance (if you’re an overseas student)
  • You will be unaccompanied (i.e. not bringing any dependents​, such as a partner and/or children)
  • You’re a full time student, studying for the full academic year
For more information on how to apply and the different options available, visit our website.

Already been allocated?

If you have been allocated a flat with us and want to know get to know your new flatmates before you arrive, join one of our Facebook groups!

Private Sector Accommodation

If you are not eligible to apply, or have missed our guarantee date, you can ask to be put on our waiting list – just email We will also help you with information and advice on finding accommodation in the private sector and you can visit our the private accommodation pages on our website.​​​​​​​

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