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Advice for applicants receiving their IB results and what to do next.

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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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Pioneering work by researchers reveals how invisible triggers orchestrate the earliest-known stages of a key life process, and may help offer clues to improving ways of treating diseases such as cancer.  #EdinburghImpact

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The hunt for a naturally occurring blue – something that is surprisingly rare – that can be produced at scale led a collaboration of researchers and a biotech firm to an unlikely source – algae. #EdinburghImpact

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The University’s summer 2022 graduation ceremonies will take place in McEwan Hall between Monday 4 July and Saturday 16 July.

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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

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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.