Introduction

Professor Sir Tim O'Shea

Overview

Discover what it's like to live, work and study at the University of Edinburgh. Video online.

Overview

Student conducting research using a wave tank

Research excellence

Edinburgh is one of the world’s leading research universities.

Research excellence

A tutor speaks with students.

Teaching quality

We are committed to high quality and innovative teaching to help you reach your full potential.

Teaching quality

Researcher in lab

Commercialisation

We develop and maintain close links with industry and are an established force in commercial research and innovation.

Commercialisation

Medical students at Little France

Career enhancement

As well as academic skills we offer support and training to prepare you for your career.

Career enhancement

Students on the stairs in the Informatics Forum

Investing in the future

We develop and invest in cutting-edge teaching and research facilities, technology and training.

Investing in the future

People discussing work at a seating area within the Informatics Forum atrium.

International collaboration

We have a long and proud history of international collaboration and partnership across our teaching and research activity.

International collaboration

Living in Edinburgh

The city

Edinburgh has regularly been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

The city

Staff member with student signing form.

Support and welfare

Personal support services for all of your concerns, academic or otherwise.

Support and welfare

Students on a cycling trip in the countryside

Student life

Our social, sporting and cultural opportunities are first-rate, providing the best that university life has to offer.

Student life

Undergraduate students outside the William Rankine Building at King's Buildings

Our colleges

Our 22 schools fall into three colleges, all with distinct strengths.

Our colleges

Dr Piers Sellers in a NASA spacesuit.

Our alumni

Our alumni have been at the forefront of knowledge since our founding in 1583.

Our alumni

Students in the grounds at King's Buildings

Social responsibility and sustainability

We ensure that social, ethical and environmental concerns influence our decision making and the way we operate day to day.

Social responsibility and sustainability


Accessibility menu