Creating a Campus Map using the latest geospatial tools

Creating campus maps using the latest geospatial tools

Event Details

  • Date: 2nd June 2022
  • Time: 11:00 – 11:30
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Audience: All Staff | All Students
  • Digital Capability: Digital Creation, Problem Solving and Innovation
  • Booking Link:

Event Overview

In this session, we’ll explain how the updated University of Edinburgh Campus Map was created using the ArcGIS platform. Previously the online Campus Map was presented as a Google Map with a number of pins to show the location of UoE buildings, cafes, bike stores etc.

With a focus on sustainable transport, a new Campus Map was created using the latest geospatial technology available. The new Campus Map combines data from a number of different sources that were carefully checked to ensure completeness and accuracy and presents the information in a user friendly interface. The Campus Map is available at:

About the presenter - Ian Holmes

Ian works in the Geo-consultancy team of EDINA (Information Services Group), helping to deliver innovative geospatial solutions.  Previously he has worked extensively on the Digimap project which provides mapping data to further and higher education establishments across Great Britain.

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