The safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and the community are our highest priority. For the latest information and advice for students, staff and prospective students visit: University COVID-19 updates
If you're a new or continuing student, find out more about how we are delivering teaching and learning in the School for the academic year 2021-22. Visit: Teaching and learning 2021-22
Support for managed hotel quarantine costs
We are delighted to announce that the University will provide support for quarantine costs of up to £1,750 for students resident in countries on the UKVI red list. This package of financial support is available for both new and continuing students joining us for the 2021-22 academic year. Visit: Hardship funding
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1 billion children across the globe are at ‘extremely high risk’ of the impacts of the climate crisis.
The Child Climate Risk Index is being delivered by the Data for Children Collaborative with UNICEF, a partnership between the children’s agency, the Scottish Government and the University of Edinburgh including our School researchers. Read more…
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As one of the largest and most successful groupings of geographers, Earth and environmental scientists in the UK, we tackle the most environmental and social challenges of our times.
We have pioneered research on the human contribution to climate change which helped underpin the UN Paris Agreement, and the Scottish Government used our work in public health data to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. And that's just the start...