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Book your place now for our on-campus Undergraduate Open Days in October and November 2022.

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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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University of Edinburgh experts are identifying and breaking down barriers that deaf staff and students often face in their journey through higher education. #EdinburghImpact

Why lifting the ban on shale gas exploration is contradicted by geological knowledge, public opinion, and climate change action. #EdinburghImpact

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A journey into Indian classical music by an author, performer and vocalist and an interweaving series of vignettes set in south London have won the UK’s longest-running literary awards.

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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

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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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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.