Edinburgh Award
Edinburgh Castle

Find out more about the Edinburgh Award and why standing out from the crowd is so important when thinking about your future.

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Learn more about about the Edinburgh Award, including video testimonies from students who have previously completed the Award and from staff who run versions of the Award.

Benefits of the Edinburgh Award for students include skills development, community-building, career readiness, and official recognition. Read more about it by clicking the picture above.

Information about the versions and the commitment you can expect to complete an Award.

The Edinburgh Award is wrapped around a variety of activities, click the image above for a full list of the current activities involved in the Award.

Reflection is an integral part of the process, so we have put together some useful tips to reflect on your experiences during the Award.

Information and resources for staff who may be interested in setting up a version of the Edinburgh Award to recognise students' involvement in their co- and extracurricular activities.


For more information or queries email Edinburgh.Award@ed.ac.uk