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Christmas lights switch-on

Staff are invited to the switching-on of the Christmas tree lights in Old College Quad, on Wednesday 26 November.

Published 24 November.

Christmas lights switch-on

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Investigation opened

The University has opened an investigation into an alleged contravention of its Dignity and Respect Policy and Code of Student Conduct.

Published 21 November.

Investigation opened

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Christmas closure: reminder

Staff are reminded that the University is to close from 5pm on Tuesday 23 December 2014 to 9am on Monday 5 January 2015.

Published 20 November.

Christmas closure: reminder

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Senate Committees update

The latest edition of the University Senate Committees’ Newsletter is available to view online and download.

Published 20 November.

Senate Committees update

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Court meeting: 3 November 2014

A round-up of matters discussed and agreed on by members at the latest meeting of the University Court.

Published 18 November.

Court meeting: 3 November 2014

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SR&S strategy review

The University is to review its Social Responsibility & Sustainability Strategy, and welcomes staff and student input.

Published 17 November.

SR&S strategy review

Gavin McLachlan

Key appointment

The University has appointed Gavin McLachlan as Chief Information Officer.

Published 14 November.

Key appointment

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Update for SBS members

The Staff Benefits Scheme (SBS) annual report for members is available to view and download.

Published 14 November.

Update for SBS members

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Nominate your Rector

Staff and students are invited to nominate candidates for the role of University Rector.

Published 10 November.

Nominate your Rector

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New name for SASG

The Student & Academic Services Group (SASG) has been renamed the University Secretary’s Group (USG).

Published 7 November.

New name for SASG

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Remembrance Day Service

The University will host its annual Remembrance Day Service on Sunday 9 November.

Published 3 November.

Remembrance Day Service

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Race Equality Survey: invitation

Staff and students are invited to take part in a University-wide race equality survey.

Published 30 October.

Race Equality Survey: invitation

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Wanted: student intern hosts

Schools and departments are invited to host undergraduate students for the University’s summer internship programme, Employ.ed on Campus.

Published 29 October.

Wanted: student intern hosts

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ILW funding call

Staff have until 17 November to apply for funding in support of proposed events at Innovative Learning Week 2015.

Published 22 October.

ILW funding call

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Sample Gather events

Three sample events in October and November offer a flavour of the next Gather festival, which will be held in March 2015.

Published 20 October.

Sample Gather events

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Pensions scheme: update

Staff are advised that the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is considering pensions reforms.

Published 17 October.

Pensions scheme: update

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Second Gaelic Week

The University’s second Gaelic Week takes place from 20 October to 24 October.

Published 16 October.

Second Gaelic Week

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Athena SWAN milestone

Two schools and a research institute have been acknowledged with Athena SWAN awards for promoting gender equality in the workplace.

Published 13 October.

Athena SWAN milestone

Zoe Lewandowski

Key HR appointment

The University has appointed Zoe Lewandowski as Director of Human Resources.

Published 7 October.

Key HR appointment

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HSS staff honoured

Five staff from the College of Humanities & Social Science have been honoured with inaugural College Recognition Awards.

Published 6 October.

HSS staff honoured

Roslin Institute

Science on show

Edinburgh academics will take part in a range of events at the Midlothian Science Festival.

Published 3 October.

Science on show

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'Digital Footprint' launches

A University-wide campaign raising awareness about the importance of managing your online presence has launched.

Published 2 October.

'Digital Footprint' launches

Andrew Morris

Data science appointment

Professor Andrew Morris is in post as the newly created Vice-Principal Data Science.

Published 1 October.

Data science appointment


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