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Bring your individuality, your power, your energy and your potential.

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Join us 22 and 23 May to find out about the 80+ postgraduate degrees that you can study online.

Find your undergraduate degree

Find your postgraduate degree

Edinburgh Impact

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Current conflicts in Ukraine and the Middle East threaten to turn the Paris 2024 Games into a geopolitical battleground. #EdinburghImpact

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Explore the impact of COP28 through the lens of our student observer, Joud Almanie, who brings a distinctive perspective to discussion of the climate crisis #EdinburghImpact

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The University mourns the loss of renowned physicist Professor Peter Higgs, who has died after a short illness.

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

Regional engagement

International applicants

Global community

A University of Sanctuary

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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 and innovation

Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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