Discounts and Concessions

application process

We have a range of discounts and concessions available on all our short courses and the Festival programme. Please note that if you wish to apply for concessionary fees, you may have to visit our Reception team in person with proof of eligibility. For those with accessibility needs who wish to book a concessionary fee, it is possible to book by phone. Please contact our Reception team who will be more than happy to help.

University of Edinburgh Staff & Alumni

We offer a 10% discount on all courses for staff and alumni of The University of Edinburgh. To book you can log on to our online booking system using your staff EASE  or MyEd Alumni Portal credentials or present your staff or alumni card to our Reception team at the time of booking. 

Student Discount & Other Concessions

We offer a 33% discount for fully matriculated students of the University of Edinburgh, for those whose sole income or that of their family is Department of Work and Pensions benefits, or if you are in receipt of Pension Credit. In person enrolment is usually required, please contact our Reception team for more information.

The Martha Hamilton Trust

We offer up to a 33% contribution towards full fees via The Martha Hamilton Trust. Subsidies are awarded on the basis of individual need. Awards are discretionary
and applications are considered individually. The application process is simple and confidential. Please contact our Reception team for more details or visit our website for more information.


For full details on help with fees, please visit our website or contact our Reception team on or phone +44 (0) 131 650 4400.