School of Divinity

News and events

Forthcoming events at the School of Divinity, together with an events archive

Latest news

Find out what's in the news at New College.

Divinity events

Upcoming and past events in the School of Divinity or led by our academics.

New College Rainy Kitchen Re-opens

Rainy Kitchen Re-Opens, Run by the Grassmarket Community Project, Monday to Friday
The Rainy Kitchen at the School of Divinity has re-opened for the autumn semester offering our community hot and cold food and drinks. It will be run by the Grassmarket Community Project.

New College 175th Anniversary

Looking up at New College from the Mound steps
In 2021, the School celebrated the 175th anniversary of the day when Dr Thomas Chalmers laid the foundation stone of New College on the Mound: 3 June 1846.

Short courses for Church people

Diverse congregation praying
The School of Divinity offers short courses for Church people, lay or ordained.

School seminars

School seminars
Regular seminars are held in each research area, throughout the two academic semesters. Visitors are warmly invited to attend. All seminars are held in New College.


Black and White Image of New College
Tributes to alumni who have died, as posted in the media or submitted by colleagues, family and friends.