Our campus is easily accessible whether you are travelling to us by car, bike or public transport.

We have up to 400 FREE parking spaces. You can then hop on the train into Edinburgh Waverley which is 1 stop away, and in 6 minutes, be in the heart of the Festival city!

So why not park your car here for the duration of your stay & then travel into Edinburgh by train? 

We have a Green Travel Plan in place and encourage visitors to the campus to travel by public transport, car share, cycling and walking. We’ve also got cycle storage available.

Full directions of how to get to QMU can be found here:



There are a variety of food outlets on campus including 1875 Food Court, University Shop and Starbucks.

The campus is only a short walk or bus ride from Fort Kinnaird, a large outdoor shopping complex offering high street chain stores, restaurants and a multiplex cinema. There are also several supermarkets in the immediate vicinity.

There is also a sports centre on campus which has the following facilities: 

  • Fitness suite
  • Weights room
  • Exercise studio
  • AstroTurf suitable for 5-a-side or 7-a-side football
  • Sports hall - 4 badminton court sized

Full details on the sports centre can be found here:

If you are staying in our QMU Accommodation, you can use our fitness suite for up to 2 hours per day, for free Please quote code QMU-fringe18 when booking.
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