Latest news

Professor Richard Morris

RSE Royal Medal honour

Professor Richard Morris CBE has been awarded a 2014 Royal Medal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

Published 5 April.

RSE Royal Medal honour

Stone seal on the front of St Leonard's Land.

Marking boycott: information

The University and College Union (UCU) has called on its members to participate in a marking boycott, which will be implemented from 28 April.

Published 1 April.

Marking boycott: information

old college

Support Group changes

Organisational changes within the University’s Corporate Services Group and Student Academic Services Group have been agreed.

Published 28 March.

Support Group structural changes

Hugh Edmiston

Key strategic appointment

The University has appointed Hugh Edmiston as Director of the Corporate Services Group.

Published 25 March.

Key strategic appointment

Charlie Jeffery

New Senior Vice-Principal

The University has appointed Professor Charlie Jeffery as Senior Vice-Principal.

Published 24 March.

New Senior Vice-Principal

Circuit board under magnifying glass

Electronics purchasing pledge

Edinburgh is the first university in the UK to join Electronics Watch, which aims to protect workers' rights through responsible purchasing.

Published 20 March.

Electronics purchasing pledge

Stone seal on the front of St Leonard's Land.

University to explore closer links with SRUC

The University and the Board of Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are exploring a closer degree of collaboration.

Published 19 March.

University to explore closer links with SRUC

old college

Senate nominations sought

The University is seeking nominations from researchers and demonstrators for membership of the Senate.

Published 18 March.

Senate nominations sought

Two colleagues talking

People Strategy available

The University’s People Strategy 2012-2016 is now available in hard copy and online.

Published 18 March.

People Strategy available

Sign in front of stairs

Help knock down walls

Staff are invited to put forward their innovative ideas for a prestigious 'Falling Walls' competition to be hosted by the University.

Published 11 March.

Help knock down walls

Woman covering face with a fan

Gather for new festival

A festival celebrating the University’s diverse international community launches this week.

Published 10 March.

Gather for new festival

Stone seal on the front of St Leonard's Land.

RSE honour for 10 Schools

Fifteen Edinburgh academics from 10 Schools have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Published 6 March.

RSE honour for 10 Schools

Dr Anne Richards

Key Court appointment

The University has appointed Dr Anne Richards as Vice-Convener of Court.

Published 5 March.

Key Court appointment

Stone seal on the front of St Leonard's Land.

Gaelic Week

The University’s first Seachdain na Gàidhlig, or Gaelic Week, is under way.

Published 3 March.

Gaelic Week


Accessibility menu