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Connect with our current students and find out about their student experience and life at Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh Impact

The largest genetic study of our food likes and dislikes sheds new light on people's diet choices. #EdinburghImpact

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A pioneering programme, sponsored by the Mastercard Foundation, has empowered hundreds of inspirational young students since 2016. We met some of the current cohort, who all have ambitions to change the world.  #EdinburghImpact

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Pages of Robert Burns’ handwritten prose, written on his employer’s stationery, suggest that the Scottish Bard’s passion for poetry couldn’t escape him during his working day.

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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*.


Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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