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A team of Edinburgh students is the UK’s sole representative in a prestigious engineering contest to help develop a futuristic form of transport.

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As the NHS celebrates its 70th anniversary, Edinburgh Medical School reflects on key achievements and highlights its work to shape the future of healthcare.

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Starting in September? See our comprehensive guide to getting started as a new student at Edinburgh.

Our summer Festival of Open Learning offers a sunny variety of short courses for all abilities, including Art, Design, Humanities, Languages, Sciences and much more.

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

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Edinburgh is one of the world’s leading research universities, ranked fourth in the UK for research power.

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A 240,000-strong community, extensive benefits, and opportunities to support students and research.

Celebrating the teaching and learning experience at Edinburgh.

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