Staff news articles published in 2018.
Dublin agreement strengthens European links
A new fund to support collaborative research has been agreed between Edinburgh and University College Dublin.
Nursery and workplace childcare scheme to benefit staff
The University has opened a new childcare facility and launched a workplace nursery scheme.
Flu immunisation service
The University Pharmacy is offering flu immunisations to all staff and members of the public who wish to participate in the annual seasonal influenza programme.
Host a student intern with Employ.ed on Campus
The Careers Service is inviting staff to support the student experience by providing paid internships for students.
Mental health is focus of wellbeing week
The University is promoting a week-long initiative to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing among students and staff.
University wins major sustainability award
The University’s efforts in becoming a more social responsible and sustainable institution have been recognised by a major national award.
USS Employer Consultation response
University of Edinburgh response to UUK consultation on Joint Expert Panel recommendations.
New employee loan scheme
An employee benefit has been launched to support staff with their personal finances.
First Minister opens innovation hub
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has formally opened the Roslin Innovation Centre at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.
Events celebrate Gaelic language and culture
The University is hosting a week-long festival celebrating Edinburgh’s Gaelic community, past and present.
Global green start-up contest comes to Edinburgh
The world’s largest green business ideas competition is being hosted in Scotland for the first time by the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI).
Strategy builds on diversity milestone
The University has met an objective to attract students from the country’s most economically challenged areas, three years ahead of schedule.