Welcome to Granton campus!

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.

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 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.

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: studentfunding@edinburghcollege.ac.uk.

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 student.support@edinburghcollege.ac.uk.

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 cashiers@edinburghcollege.ac.uk.

What is ECSA?

ECSA stands for Edinburgh College Students Association. If you have an issue with any aspect of student life such as funding or academic problems, ECSA are there to help. Check out their website.

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).

Where can I eat?

The Food Court is located on the ground floor in the Hub. It is open 8am – 2pm Monday to Friday.

Where can I get a coffee/tea?

The Coffee Pod is located opposite the reception on the ground floor. It is open 8am – 5pm Monday to Thursday, and 8am – 4pm Friday.

There is also a coffee shop in Forthside, open 9.00am – 11.00am Monday to Friday.

Where is the library?

The library is located on the 1st floor, at the end of the orange corridor.

Opening Hours

Monday 8.30 – 16.30
Tuesday 8.30 – 18.30
Wednesday 8.30 – 16.30
Thursday 8.30 – 18.30
Friday 8.30 – 16.30

What is the best way to get to Granton?

By bus travelling from city centre: 8, 14, 24, 27, X29 and 47

From Leith: 16

From the West: 32 and 38.

Night buses from city centre: N16

We recommend taking your bike – visit Cycle Streets to plan your route.

Can I park my car at the campus?

You can apply for a parking permit by picking up a form from reception. A parking permit must be displayed on your vehicle at all times. Please note that this does not guarantee you a parking space.

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 thewaterfrontnursery.co.uk for more information.