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

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Join us on 29 June for a virtual introduction to postgraduate study at Edinburgh. Book now. 

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Statement on Ukraine

Read the University’s latest response and how we are supporting people within our community and beyond: Our response

Covid-19 updates for staff & students

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

Edinburgh Impact

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Working into later life is now a reality for most of us. Professor Wendy Loretto wants to improve job quality and options for workers over 50. #EdinburghImpact

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Found across almost every continent, bees have been pollinating plants for millions of years, but their numbers are dwindling. University of Edinburgh research is working to halt their decline. #EdinburghImpact

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Stunning designs drawing upon an array of influences including wild gardens and the Scottish landscape are among the collections at this year’s Edinburgh College of Art Fashion Show.

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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

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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*.


Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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