Our staff and students are working with local communities on a variety of interesting projects.
Pre-wired Coding Club
An Edinburgh computer programming club for under 19s is a big hit in the city.
Tutors help Syrian refugees to settle in
Student tutors are helping young refugees from Syria to adapt to new lives in Edinburgh.
Modern Apprenticeship Programme
Modern Apprenticeships at the University are a great way for young people to make a positive start to their career.
A Day to Make A Difference
Contributing locally is a University priority and Finance staff are doing their bit.
Student project captures local people's stories from the streets of Edinburgh.
The University is successfully raising educational aspiration though the power of sport, especially football.
Hare & Hounds Running Club
Student volunteers are helping children and young people experience the achievement and enjoyment of running.
Nearly every Thursday between 7pm-9pm, students from the University of Edinburgh run a social club in the local community for adults with learning disabilities.
Every weekend, in all weathers, University students from the Dirty Weekenders Conservation Volunteer Group pull on their wellies to go out and clean up the local environment.
School of Scottish Studies Archives
Evocative sound recordings and striking black-and-white images are among the highlights of a newly-refurbished centre showcasing Scotland’s traditional culture.