Offering a light in the darkness, to show those who face daily conflict and starvation that the world is spreading out beacons of vigilance and hope.  This Chaplaincy has launched its new project, "A Light for Aleppo" and more detailed information can be found on the project website.

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The Chaplaincy is for all faiths and none.  Our team covers a wide variety of beliefs, including Humanism, Daoism, Paganism and all major world religions.  You don't have to be religious or spiritual to attend events at the Chaplaincy or use our services.  All are welcome.

Welcome to Chaplaincy

Annual Chaplaincy events

More information about Chaplaincy, including Annual Reports

A Multi-Faith and Belief Statement in Support of EU Migrant Workers and Their Families Since the Referendum

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All members of the University community including staff, students and their family & friends were warmly invited to the University's Carol Service which took place on Sunday 4th December 2016 at St Giles' Cathedral.


The Carol Service was live-streamed and recorded.  The recording is available to view on the Carol Service page, along with PDF copies the Order of Service and a transcription of the homily which was delivered.

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If you need to talk to a chaplain urgently, call Security on 0131 650 2257 to talk to the on-call chaplain. Otherwise, please email or phone us to make an appointment (see contact link above).

Our multi-faith team of chaplains and belief contacts is available to offer sensitive, impartial support in any situation.

We offer personal support, religious support and spiritual support to staff and students of all faiths and none.

Emergency support