Cycling at University
Cycling is a very popular method of transport in Edinburgh as the city has a great cycling network. Listed here are some of the most helpful facilities and resources provided by the University for students who cycle.
Local bike shops offer discounts for students, so . All you need to do is show your student matriculation card when making the purchase.
You can park your bike at a range of bike parking facilities across all the University campuses and certain halls of residence. You can find out if your accommodation has bike storage in the “Property Features” section of your accommodation.
Free Bike Toolkit
If you experience any emergency bike problem (such as punctured tire), you can borrow a bike toolkit from the University for free, as long as you show your student matriculation card.
If you need any minor bike repairs and maintenance advice, you can utilise Doctor Bike – a free and fully-qualified bike mechanic service available several times during the year.
Further Cycling Resources
Blog post originally written by Sraddheya Gurung, Informatics Communications Intern 2021.
Edited by Dimona Videnlieva, Informatics Communications Intern 2023.