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Art students make waves in Venice

Spite Your Face, Scotland + Venice display is at Chiesa di Santa Caterina, Venice Biennale 2017
Five Edinburgh students are working with acclaimed artist Rachel Maclean as she represents Scotland at a world-renowned contemporary art festival.

Concert hall showcases treasures of note

Concert hall showcases treasures of note
Scotland’s oldest purpose-built concert venue – St Cecilia’s Hall – has reopened after a two-year, £6.5million redevelopment.

Film premieres at Venice art show

Film premieres at Venice art show
A major new work by an Edinburgh College of Art alumna has been unveiled at the world’s most prestigious visual art festival.

Students’ costumes take centre stage

Performance Costume students have designed spectacular outfits for a jaw-dropping theatrical show at Edinburgh College of Art.

Lectures explore religion’s ties with politics

An eminent Professor of Religion will analyse the complex relationship between religion and politics in this year’s Gifford Lecture series

Teaching stars step up for awards

Teaching stars step up for awards
Academics, tutors and support staff have been recognised at Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s annual Teaching Awards.

Gallery head to oversee Ireland's art show at Venice

The director of the University’s contemporary art gallery is to take the helm of Ireland’s show at the world’s most prestigious visual art festival next month.

Spy Week events uncover world of espionage

Spy Week events uncover world of espionage
The intriguing world of state secrets and spies will be spotlighted in a festival of film and fiction organised by the University.

Self-harm study wins book prize

An exploration of how and why someone might self-harm has been announced as the join winner of a major book award.

Hub to help people stay sharp in older age

Keeping active, not smoking and learning a language are among the possible ways to stay sharp in later life, experts say.

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