Careers Service

Edinburgh Award

The Careers Service runs a number of versions of the Edinburgh Award. Aiming to help you learn to excel, increase your impact and stand out from the crowd.


Work Experience

You can get recognition from the University for your work experience by participating in the Edinburgh Award (Work Experience). Applications are now closed.

International Volunteering

Will you be volunteering outside the UK over the summer? If so, you may well be eligible to apply for the Edinburgh Award (International Volunteering) Summer programme. Applications are now closed.


You can gain an Edinburgh Award by participating in the University’s summer internship programme - Employ.ed on Campus. Applications open in early 2019.


The Edinburgh Award (Enterprise) is run by the Careers Service in partnership with Launch.ed. It is aimed at students who are developing an idea for a social enterprise or commercial start-up. Applications are now closed. You can find out more about the Award here.

Related Links

The Edinburgh Award (further information from the University's Edinburgh Award Team)