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14 October 2015

The University has hosted a visit by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. The actor, one of Bollywood’s most popular stars, gave a public lecture at the University's New College.

Dr Khan spoke after receiving an honorary degree from the University's Chancellor, HRH The Princess Royal.

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Coverage in the Press:


24th February 2015

The Hindu: a piece discussing the potential positive outcomes of the new blended Masters course in Family Medicine, which was announced at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between University of Edinburgh, CMC, Vellore and ICMDA.

The return of the family physician


24th February 2015

The New Indian Express: a piece about the signing of the new Memorandum of Understanding between Christian Medical College & Hospital Vellore (CMC), International Christian Medical and Dental Association (ICMDA) and the University of Edinburgh.

CMC, Edinburgh University Seal Deal

22nd February 2015

Telegraph of India piece by Amit Roy about the Nation Building In India Conference in Calcutta.

Edinburgh Week in Calcutta


13th February 2015

Herald Scotland piece by Fiona Mackay- "Edinburgh University sends biggest ever delegation to forge new research links in India"

Edinburgh University sends biggest ever delegation to forge new research links in India

12 February 2015

Times of India article by Kounteya Sinha about University of Edinburgh academic staff visiting India throughout February 2015

40 Academics from University of Edinburgh Coming to India