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Statement on Ukraine

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Covid-19 updates for staff & students

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Edinburgh Impact

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Implantable devices have been a game changer in medicine, giving patients a new lease of life. Dr Gill Haddow’s research is empowering people living with these devices to accept their body modification and improve their wellbeing. #EdinburghImpact

Meet two graduates who accessed funding support and work experience programmes to boost their own self-motivation and follow their dream career paths. #EdinburghImpact

Sam, Sara, Olivia, Jane, Udita - Edinburgh graduates.

Edinburgh’s position as one of the UK’s leading research universities has been reaffirmed by the results of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework.

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We are a truly global University, making a contribution to the world, through global partnership, community and exchange.

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We're committed to contributing to the city of Edinburgh through research, teaching, facilities and events.

City Region Deal

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Research and teaching

We're ranked 4th in the UK for research power, and have the highest rating possible for our student learning experience*.


Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

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*Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions; Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Scotland.