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Edinburgh Impact

Joud Almanie walking out side COP28 building

Explore the impact of COP28 through the lens of our student observer, Joud Almanie, who brings a distinctive perspective to discussion of the climate crisis #EdinburghImpact

Professor Sir Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh and Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli,

Global warming demands urgent action. The Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow are joining forces to help tackle the world's greatest existential threat. #EdinburghImpact

From live research projects to hands-on sessions about transplant surgery, University experts will deliver a range of engaging events at this year’s 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

International applicants

Global community

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

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*.

Research and innovation

Doctoral College

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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

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