A festival reflecting the University's diverse international community is taking place this month.
Gather Festival will see a range of events take place across the campus from 20-28 February.
The programme aims to celebrate Edinburgh's global links: one third of the student population comes from outside of the UK, representing more than 140 nations.
Visit the Gather Festival website for full event listings.
The Gather Highland Games offers a fresh twist on a classic Scottish tradion.
The lively mix of Scottish-themed activities will take place in the Pleasance Main Hall on 25 February. Highlights include a haggis race, obstacle course, tug of war and a stone toss.
The Edinburgh University New Scotland Country Dance Society and the The Piping and Drumming Society will also provide entertainment.
A number of film screenings and discussions have also been organised.
The programme centres around the theme of community and culture, featuring a mix of shorts, animation, documentaries and feature films.
Highlights include 'The Inaccessible Pinnacle', the first Scottish Gaelic feature film, and 'Seven Songs for a Long Life', a documentary sharing intimate stories of patients facing death, produced by the Scottish Documentary Institute.
One strand of Gather Festival explores the medium of photography.
Photosoc - the UK's oldest and largest photography society - will hold an exhibition at Summerhall from 22-24 February, exploring themes around culture, community and connections.
Edinburgh academic Dr Richard Baxstrom will use the exhibition as a starting point to discuss how culture shapes our perception of the world on 23 February.
A workshop on how a story can be built from one photograph will take place on 24 February.
Further attractions include comedy workshops, spoken word events and language lessons.
A variety of music and dance nights will offer participants tasters of bhangra, salsa and tango dancing as well as performances from University Dance Societies.
A poetry walking tour highlighting the rich history of diversity at the University will be held on 20 February.