Shrubbery outside the Midlothian campus building, with the campus sign on the building.

Midlothian Campus

Midlothian Campus is tucked away South of Edinburgh in Esbank, near Dalkeith, and is home to our solar meadow and oil production platform simulator.

Midlothian Campus is home to:

  • Access and Continuing Education leaning space
  • Automotive Engineering workshops
  • Childhood Practice and SVQ Provision
  • Edinburgh College Students’ Association (ECSA)
  • Learner Base including library
  • MacTaggart Scott Hydraulics, Pneumatics and PLC Laboratory
  • Oil Production Platform Simulator
  • Solar Meadow
  • Specialist Instrumentation and Control engineering workshops
  • and much more

All Edinburgh College campuses have coffee shops offering a range of grab and go breakfast, lunch and snack options as well as hot and cold drinks. Social spaces are available across campuses for students to sit and enjoy a coffee, have lunch, meet up with class mates and relax in between studying. Our campuses are also in close proximity to a wide range of well-known food retailers and supermarkets. 

Opening hours

Please note access to campuses is currently only permissible by appointment or for essential learning and teaching, in line with Government guidance

Day Opening hours
Monday - Friday 8 am - 6 pm**
Saturday 9 am - 6 pm (on request for special events)
Sunday 9 am - 6 pm (on request for special events)

**Campuses open from 6 pm - 9 pm on a Tuesday and Thursday when showing a student ID


Car parking is available. Students and staff must display a parking permit please report to the campus reception to obtain a permit. Visitors can collect a visitor pass from campus reception.

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