Sighthill

Dedicated to providing quality educational opportunities in a vibrant and supportive learning environment. Here you will find details of our exciting and rewarding courses of study, innovative research programmes and far-reaching international activities. The campus houses two schools: Life, Sport & Social Sciences; and Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care.

Sighthill

Address: Sighthill Court, Edinburgh, EH11 4BN
Phone: 0333 9006040

Our state-of-the-art campus is home to the School of Health, Life & Social Sciences and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Care. It provides a modern, purpose-built, sustainable building with premier learning and teaching facilities.


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How to get there

Bus
3 every 10 mins via Newington Rd, Princes St, Haymarket and Dalry.
18 every hour via the new Royal Infirmary, Colinton Rd and Westside Plaza.
20 from Gyle and Wester Hailes.
21 every 15 mins via the new Royal Infirmary, Portobello, Ferry Rd, Queensferry Rd and Drum Brae.
25 every 10 mins via Leith Walk, Princes St, Haymarket and Dalry.Lothian buses logo
32 mornings & evenings only via Ferry Rd, Queensferry Rd and Drum Brae.
34 every 12 mins via London Rd, Leith Walk, Princes St, Lothian Rd and Fountainbridge.
35 every 12 mins via Easter Rd, Abbeyhill, South Bridge, Lothian Rd, Fountainbridge, Gorgie Rd, Gyle and Airport.
The buses shown above stop at various points around the campus.

Craiglockhart
35 and connect to 4 at Slateford.

Merchiston
11, 15, 16 or 23 to Princes Street and then connect to Sighthill.

By road
From the west take the M8 until you reach Hermiston Gait. Take the 3rd exit towards Edinburgh West, then stay in the left hand lane and take the first exit at the next roundabout. Follow this road through one roundabout, then exit the dual carriageway just after the BP garage.

From the south or east take the city bypass (A720) to Calder junction. Take the third exit, then follow this road through one roundabout. Exit the dual carriageway just after the BP garage.

Only staff with a permit and authorised visitors are allowed to park on campus. Sighthill Bank has single and double yellow lines along most of its length. Broomhouse Road has restricted parking all day. If you do choose to park your car on the street then you do so at your own risk. If you do not have an Edinburgh Napier parking permit it is advisable to use public transport to get to the campus. If you are an official visitor, please ask the member of staff that you're visiting to reserve a visitor parking space for you.Student permit applications can only be accepted where availability allows. Please note that there is no automatic guarantee that students will be allowed to park at any campus, as the permit scheme allocation is designed primarily for staff and disabled students.

Opportunities for car sharing are available through the City of Edinburgh Council's Tripshare website, and we have two City Car Club vehicles on site. Park and ride facilities are available throughout Edinburgh, including Hermiston Gait and Newcraighall Train Station.

Train
Edinburgh Park, South Gyle and Wester Hailes train stations are all within close walking distance of Sighthill. Open each train station link for more information on the station, as well as services that stop at each station. For many services, you will have to change trains at either Waverley or Haymarket. The Journey Check website , linked to Scotrail, shows departure and arrival times from all train stations.

Trams
Bankhead Stop to Princes Street is 20 mins.

Cyclying
Cycle routes can be found to the north and south of the new campus, and there are 170 designated cycle parking spaces at Sighthill. 100 of these are under cover in locked storage areas. For a key to the facility please email Security. Access to is available within [EN]GAGE Sports Centre.

More details on bike paths can be found on The City of Edinburgh Council website or from SPOKES , a local cycling charity who produce excellent maps. The CycleStreets website can help you plan your cycle journey, and you can even add a filter for quieter routes.