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The University’s winter 2023 graduation ceremonies will take place in McEwan Hall between Wednesday 22 November and Friday 1 December.

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Edinburgh Impact

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Creating two camps in discussions of AI's future - those seeing opportunity versus those seeing a threat - is overly simplistic and could actually be a distraction. #EdinburghImpact

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As populations become older and greyer, the more they rely on over-stretched health services and families. Can AI play a role in helping make our golden years truly golden? #EdinburghImpact

Students and staff from the University are taking part in this year’s United Nations climate change conference, COP28.

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

Regional engagement

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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

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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

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