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Diverse Edinburgh

Photographs by our international students reveal what diversity in Edinburgh means to them.

Calton Hill

The University's International Office holds an annual photography competition for international students.

The theme of this year's competition was "Diverse Edinburgh".

Students were asked to think about the city, the people, the places, the opportunities, the culture and the University, and to choose one category in which to illustrate diversity.

The competition was open to all current international students at the University of Edinburgh.

One category was open to current online distance learning students outside of the UK and students who are on, or have been on, a 'Go Abroad' experience or exchange.

Competition entries

You can view all the photo submissions on the competition's Facebook page.

Photography competition on Facebook

International students at Edinburgh

Our worldwide reputation for excellence in both teaching and research attracts students from all over the world.

We have more than 32,000 students, giving us one of the most diverse populations of any Scottish university. More than 12,000 international students from over 130 different nationalities contribute to our cosmopolitan and multicultural learning environment.

Related Links

2013 competition: "Be Edinburgh"

2012 competition: "A lasting impression"

2011 competition: "Edinburgh discovered"

2010 competition: "I love Edinburgh"

2009 competition: "Edinburgh as home"