Student accommodation near Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University was founded in 1875 and is steeped in a rich academic research and achievement history. Home to around 6,500 students, this…

Queen Margaret University was founded in 1875 and is steeped in a rich academic research and achievement history. Home to around 6,500 students, this institution is well-recognised for its business, social sciences, and education fields. It comes with an array of state-of-the-art facilities, like its fitness suite, cosy cafes, and bookable rehearsal spaces, not forgetting its conveniently placed accommodation options. Students here can also enjoy a 24/7 Learning Resource Centre.

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Queen Margaret University

Student Accommodation Near Queen Margaret University

Are you looking for student accommodation near Queen Margaret University? As a prospective Queen Margaret University student, you’ll be relieved to know that there are many properties in the surrounding area, making it easy to find something you like. While first-years tend to live on campus, older students usually explore central student accommodation near Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh.

Indeed, many off-campus Queen Margaret University accommodation options are a good shout. Norton’s Student Living is another popular Queen Margaret University halls option, with amenities including a gym, dining room, cinema room, and yoga space, amongst other things. With all the bills included and speedy Wi-Fi, this is certainly a comfortable place to call home.


About the Queen Margaret University


According to the Complete University Guide, Queen Margaret University has two subjects, Complementary Medicine and Counselling, Psychotherapy & Occupational Therapy, ranking in the top ten, and this university has demonstrated its commitment to providing high-quality teaching standards. It also ranks at 58 out of 130 universities in the country for student satisfaction.



You can find Queen Margaret University east of Edinburgh city centre in Musselburgh, a beautiful coastal town. Find out how to get there if you are attending an open day.



Queen Margaret University boasts a high employment rate in Scotland, with 98.2% of graduates securing a job or further study within just half a year of graduating.


Student fees

Scottish home students pay just £1,820 per year at Queen Margaret University for full-time programmes. However, students from elsewhere in the UK, such as England, must pay £9,250. Additionally, costs will vary for international students, postgrads and those choosing part-time courses. Explore what you need to know about tuition fees.


Bursary and scholarship opportunities

Queen Margaret University is proud to offer its students funding opportunities, such as a vast array of scholarships.

For example, the university provides an international scholarship for those studying abroad. Successful applicants can gain £3,000 to support their tuition fees. Furthermore, The Carnegie Trust helps support undergraduate students who must pay their own course fees.

Additionally, the university offers support through a non-repayable bursary package, which you may be eligible for. Queen Margaret University believes no suitable candidate should be deterred from educational opportunities because of finances.


Student Life at the Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University is a hotspot for students who love history, natural beauty and a great community feel. Additionally, Edinburgh always has something going on, whether a festival, gig, or market, and the trains between Musselburgh and the city are frequent and fast.

The city’s cultural cuisine scene is one of the best in the UK, with offerings of local tastes from all over the world – you’ll undoubtedly come across a few Scottish delicacies, too! Whether you want to cosy up in a café for the perfect study space in Edinburgh, explore the rich history of Edinburgh Castle, or stroll down a street lined with Georgian-inspired architecture, this city has it all.

Some places are free to visit, such as the Scottish National Gallery, the National Museum of Scotland, and the Royal Botanic Garden, meaning it’s easy to access culture on a student budget.

The university itself also cares for its students. The Students’ Union is inclusive and welcoming, featuring a specialised freshers’ programme, cafes, part-time jobs, and well-being support to help build better mental health. There are also many sports and societies to get stuck into, making it easy to find like-minded people and take your mind off studying.


Queen Margaret University Accommodation FAQs

Where do Queen Margaret University students live?

Many Queen Margaret University Edinburgh accommodation options are available near the university, in the heart of Edinburgh, and further out. You’ll want to live near the campus or near efficient transport links to ensure you can get from A to B quickly.

Are there different types of accommodation at Queen Margaret University?

There are plenty of different types of student accommodation near Queen Margaret University, including shared flats, standard ensuite rooms, houses, studios, and halls with catered and non-catered choices. You can also pick between living in a hall of residence student accommodation at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh or a privately rented flat. The possibilities are endless!

When should I apply for Queen Margaret University student accommodation?

There’s no specific date for when to apply for student accommodation near Queen Margaret University. However, most students start looking at and booking property in January to ensure they can secure a place they fancy for the following September. Booking your Queen Margaret University accommodation room as quickly as possible will make it more likely that you get what you really want!