Granton campus – everything you need to know

Welcome to Granton campus! Home to one of the biggest departments for Art & Design in Scotland, with our very own theatre and mock aircraft.

Here is everything you need to know about the campus, and contact details for more information if we haven’t covered what you’re looking for.

I have additional support needs – who can I talk to?

We provide confidential support and guidance for students with additional support needs. To talk to someone, you can email

Read our blog post on reasons to disclose your additional support need.

Where can I get advice and guidance?

Our Guidance team can help with advice on accommodation, money management, choosing the right course, finding part-time work, writing a CV and applying to university. You can speak to someone at a drop-in session 10.30am – 2.30pm (Mon-Fri).

What is an LDT and where do I find them?

Most full-time students have a named LDT who will act as your main point of contact throughout the year. Your LDT will support you and monitor your attendance and progress on your course.

Through weekly tutorials and regular guidance sessions, your LDT aims to make you more employable and/or ready to progress to your next course.

Their office is located on the 2nd floor staff area for students to drop in.

What are the opening times for the campus, canteen, coffee shops and library?

Check out the Granton campus page for full details on opening times.

Who do I talk to about funding?

If the website doesn’t have the information you need, you can talk to our Student Funding team by emailing them at this address:

I need to pay my fees, where do I go?

You must pay your fees before the start of your course. Read our guide here. You can pay for your fees at the cash office on the ground floor near the training salons. If you have any questions you can email Finance at

What is the best way to get to Granton campus?

For directions to your campus you can check the campus page on the website. Our Low Carbon Travel Officer’s from the Edinburgh College Student Union (ECSA) have also written a handy blog which tells you the best ways to travel to your campus.

Where is my classroom?

There are sign posts across the campus with room numbers to point you in the right direction, or you can ask reception if you need help. If you want to have a peak at what the campus looks like before you get there, take a look at our 360 degree tour of the college. Find it here.

What else do I need to know?

Students can dine at The Apprentice restaurant and take advantage of a top quality menu at an affordable price. Located near the right hand side of reception.

Our hair and beauty training salons partner with well-known brands including Elemis and Wella. Students can benefit from discounted rates at the salon. Located on the ground floor.

The Waterfront Nursery provides high quality childcare for children from birth to 5 years. Visit for more information.