Edinburgh Local

Community case studies

Here are a selection of community case studies that the University is proud to be involved in.

Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Craigmillar community

STEM boxes
Dr Cathy Southworth, Community Science Engagement Manager for the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, has worked with the Castlebrae cluster of schools since 2016.

Edinburgh Futures Institute

Edinburgh Futures Institute
Edinburgh Futures Institute is a major strategic initiative of the University of Edinburgh.

Museums Dementia Socials

Museums Dementia Socials is a partnership that offers people affected by dementia a regular, informal Friday morning guided visit to a museum, gallery or zoo.

University of Sanctuary

In July 2020, the University of Edinburgh became the first institution in the UK to renew its status as a University of Sanctuary, reaffirming a commitment to creating a culture of inclusivity and awareness for those seeking sanctuary on campus, and within the city.


Slurp is a student-run social enterprise aiming to support individuals affected by homelessness in Edinburgh.

Students as Change Agents

Students as Change Agents project brings together students, staff, and external partners to tackle real-life challenges and generate fresh thinking.