Student Accommodation in Edinburgh near Queen Margaret University
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Casita offers you 26 Queen Margaret University student accommodation options and Edinburgh student halls. The student accommodation options feature a variety of room types and facilities. The buildings and rooms available have Wi-Fi, all-bills inclusive, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 Security and CCTV, as well as many other amenities.
Why Study at Queen Margaret University
Queen Margaret University (previously Queen Margaret University College and Queen Margaret College) is an Edinburgh-based university that was founded in 1875. It is named after Saint Margaret, the wife of Scotland's King Malcolm III. In January 2007, its predecessor, Queen Margaret University College, was granted full university status and became Queen Margaret University.
In the field of sustainable, "green IT" or "carbon-efficient" services, QMU won the e-Government National Award 2010. In 2009, it won an award for a waste management initiative as well as a Green Apple Award. The university also earned gold status at the Scottish Green Awards in autumn 2010.
Departments and Divisions
QMU offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in healthcare, drama and the creative arts, media, communication, and sociology, as well as business, management, and enterprise. It also offers a selection of postgraduate research and continuing professional development (CPD) courses that will be of interest to anyone who is wishing to update their current professional skills.
Access to Higher Education: College Leavers and Mature Students, and Associate Student Scheme.
Postgraduate Research Study: Graduate School and Doctoral Research, Master’s Research Degrees, and Research and Knowledge Exchange.
The School of Arts, Social Sciences, and Management has three divisions: Queen Margaret Business School; Media, Communications and Performing Arts; Psychology, Sociology and Education.
The School of Health Sciences has five divisions: Dietetics, Nutrition & Biological Sciences, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, and Radiography; Nursing; Occupational Therapy and Arts Therapies; Speech and Hearing Sciences; The Institute for Global Health and Development.
Facilities and Resources
With easy access to student services, food outlets catering to all tastes, student housing, sports facilities, gorgeous grounds, and plenty of places to socialize, QMU's spacious and bright campus has a true community atmosphere. There are great transportation choices from our campus, providing quick access to Edinburgh city centre, 6-minutes by train, as well as East Lothian's lovely coast and countryside.
The learning facilities offered by Queen Margaret University include a library, IT services, lecture halls and laboratories, media services, and a studio theatre.
Students services offered by QMU include disability service, funding advice service, wellbeing service, counselling service, healthcare, faith, and chaplaincy, effective learning service (ELS), support for care leavers, support for student carers, support for estranged students, support for armed forces, and fitness classes.
There are also eat and shop outlets on campus: Maggie’s Bar & Café; Starbucks Coffee Pod; 1875 Restaurant; Vending Service.
Queen Margaret University Student Accommodation
QMU’s Student Village, located amid lush parks, can accommodate 800 students in regular or premium accommodations. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and holiday accommodation. All of the rooms have en-suite bathrooms.
The university’s accommodation is all within walking distance of the University, making it extremely convenient. The Students' Union, the Gym and Sports Centre, and the Learning Resource Centre are just a few of the fantastic facilities right outside your door. Wi-Fi is available around campus, and security is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to keep you secure.
Edinburgh Napier University is 20-minutes away from Queen Margaret University and the University of Edinburgh is 21-minutes away.