Campus Facilities


Campus Facilities


Internet Facilities

Two computer rooms will be open for ESSLLI participants for free internet access. These rooms, EM G.46 and EM G.47, are located in the school site (number 2 on the campus map). There will be no internet WIFI connection in the school site. The university WIFI network provides an access restricted to the University's intranet. A free WIFI internet connection is accessible at the Heriot-Watt University Student Association (letter J on the campus map).


Catering Facilities

The University offers a choice of catering. There are two self-service options and a general store which is open every day.


Mezzanine Dining Room



The Mezzanine Dining Room (letter C on the campus map) serves breakfast and a range of traditional meals at set times during the day. Opening hours: Monday-Sunday: 7.30am-9am (breakfast), 11.45am-2pm and 6pm-8pm; coffee, tea and snacks Saturday-Sunday: 9am-11.45am and 2pm-6pm.





Heriot-Watt University Student Association (letter J on the campus map). Cheap meals (arround 2.50, 3) and free WIFI internet access! Opening hours: Monday-Friday 12am-2pm and 8pm-12pm.


Microbyte Snack Bar



The Microbyte Snack Bar (letter C on the campus map) serves breakfast and also freshly made sandwiches, filled baked potatoes, snacks and hot meals throughout the day. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8.30am-4pm.

Lectern Bar


Snacks are also available in the evening from the Lectern Bar. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 11am-2pm and 5pm-11pm, Saturday: 5pm-11pm; hot meals, filled rolls and sandwiches 11am-1.45pm and 5pm-7pm.

Scholars Café Bar and Bistro is a licensed table service restaurant which opens for lunch on weekdays and by prior arrangement during evenings and at weekends. The restaurant offers contemporary cuisine. Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10am-3pm.


Other catering places

  • Edinburgh Business School restaurant (number 16 on the campus map). Opening hours: Monday-Friday 12am-2pm.
  • A traditional pub, 30minutes walk from the campus. Riccarton Arms (Map), 198 Lanark Road West, Currie

Other Facilities




There is a medical centre (opening hours: Monday-Friday 8.30am-6pm, Saturday Emergencies only, 8.30am-12pm), a library (opening hours: Monday-Thursday 09.15 - 20.00, Friday 09.15 - 17.00/services to external readers), an hairdressing salon, a bookshop, a bank and an excellent range of sporting facilities on site. See Reaching the school page for car parking information.

© ESSLLI 2005 Organising Committee 2005-08-02