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Book now for our next Undergraduate Open Day on Monday 10 June, 2019.

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The fragile climate, the objectification of female twins and the meaning of life itself are some of the issues students are grappling with in a new exhibition.  

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Edinburgh rowers are focused on maintaining their recent good form against historic rivals, Glasgow, in the world's third oldest boat race.

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