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“Greta old University”

University of Edinburgh
Ranked #73 of 393 things to do in Edinburgh
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

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 is easily doable.

The university and it's buildings have been undergoing refurbishment and renovation over the past few years, but despite the obvious work going on, the magnificent architecture was plain to see and is beautifully juxtaposed against the modern state-of-the-art facilities with plenty of green, open spaces in between. At times it was hard to believe that we were in the centre of a capital city.

Even if you are not considering studying here, try to find the time to take a stroll around.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jellybellydancer
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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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank luckyj_12
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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.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tj5106
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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 We Forget

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 556HAH
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