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Edinburgh Impact

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Does a business have the power to change the world? University of Edinburgh alumni Karis Gill and Aayush Goyal certainly think so.  #EdinburghImpact

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Many neurodivergent children across the UK are waiting for up to three years for assessment and diagnosis. More must be done to provide early support for these children.  #EdinburghImpact

Interactive sessions on the science behind happy couples, ground-breaking experiments and the history and potential of artificial intelligence are among University-led events at the Edinburgh Science Festival.

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

Regional engagement

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A University of Sanctuary

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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*.


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Teaching Matters

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