Edinburgh students in meadows

Join some of the best students from around the globe at one of the world's top universities.

Illustrated map of Edinburgh for virtual visit

Take our virtual tour and explore what it's like to study and live in Edinburgh from wherever you are in the world!

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Covid-19 updates for staff & students

See the latest information and advice for students, staff and prospective students: Covid-19 updates 

Bulletin magazine for staff

Read the latest updates from the Adaptation and Renewal teams as well as stories from across our staff community: bulletin magazine

Edinburgh impact

Christmas tree in old college quad

The University Christmas tree lights in the Old College Quadrangle have been switched on to celebrate the start of the festive period.

Young male, with light brown hair, wearing a blue shirt and a brown apron, looking into the camera and smiling.

Edinburgh student Peter Sawkins has been crowned winner of the 2020 Great British Bake Off.

Volunteer helping to distribute food

Discover how our community, researchers and experts are helping to respond to this global challenge.

Edinburgh city view

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

Regional engagement

International applicants

Global community

Members of the local community learning Gaelic

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

City Region Deal

University facilities in the city

Community projects

Our work with local schools

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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*.

Research

Postgraduate research degrees

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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