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Join us on 15 December for a virtual introduction to postgraduate study at Edinburgh.

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Covid-19 updates for staff & students

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

Bulletin magazine for staff

Read the latest updates and stories from across our staff community: Bulletin magazine

Edinburgh Impact

Will artificial intelligence provide the answers to everything or spell the downfall of humankind? Professor Michael Rovatsos unravels the hype.  #EdinburghImpact

Mythical performers dressed in colourful, mystical outfits lead local school children through the woods.

The University of Edinburgh is working with local community groups to tackle one of the biggest issues of the day. #EdinburghImpact

Three students celebrate with their families after graduation, holding red scrolls up to the sky.

The University’s winter 2021 graduation ceremonies will take place in McEwan Hall from 27 November to 8 December.

Edinburgh city view

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

Regional engagement

International applicants

Global community

Members of the local community learning Gaelic

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.