Edinburgh Local
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The University of Edinburgh is for everyone. Whether you're interested in community projects, events or facilities available to the public, browse the different sections to find out how we're working with the local community, and how you can get involved.

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Our staff and students are working with communities on a variety of interesting projects. Find out what's going on across the city. 

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Our aim is to work with partners to establish the region as the data capital of Europe, attracting investment, fuelling entrepreneurship and delivering inclusive growth.

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We're committed to contributing to the city through research, teaching, facilities and events. Find out what community means to us and why it matters.

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We work with teachers, schools and parents to develop inspiring and educational programmes in schools across the region. 

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Whether you want to learn a new skill, see an exhibition or listen to a lecture, we hope there's something for you to enjoy. 

Festival of Creative Learning

Do you have an idea that will change communities in and around Edinburgh for the better? Apply for funding through our grants scheme.

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If you’re thinking about your next career move, looking for flexible ways to study or training opportunities, we have lots to offer.