Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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Discover how our community, researchers and experts are responding to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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The University of Edinburgh has made a number of its courses available online for free in a bid to support frontline NHS staff in the fight against Covid-19.

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Updates for staff & students

See the latest information and advice for students, staff and prospective students.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) updates

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Join us for a programme of online sessions and find out all you need to know about postgraduate online study.

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

Global Profile

Global Engagement Plan

Our services

International students

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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*.


Postgraduate research degrees

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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