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Community Grant project, Scran

Our Community Plan 2020-2025 sets out 32 practical commitments the University of Edinburgh is making to our local communites.

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Gaelic in the community

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

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The University of Edinburgh is more than just a fantastic place for students to study; the staff and students are responsible for an amazing array of world-class research projects.

As a member of the University of Edinburgh, there are a number of ways you can work with local communities to make a positive contribution to the lives of people in and around Edinburgh.

We have many facilities available to Edinburgh residents, even if you do not have a direct connection to the University. These range from gym membership at Sport & Exercise to a wide range of evening classes and short courses.  

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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.

Southside and Central Community Clean-up

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