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Staff news articles published in 2024.

Impact Festival booking open

The inaugural University of Edinburgh Impact Festival will take place on 28–30 May.

Nominate your colleagues for a Chancellor’s Award

Chancellor HRH The Princess Royal shaking hands with a recipient of the Chancellor's Awards at the 2023 awards dinner
Nominations for the 2024 Chancellor’s Awards are now open. 

Changes to HR policies on leave

Staff meeting with each other in an informal meeting
HR policies on Special Leave and Partner Leave have been updated.

University Gifford Lectures

Digitally generated busts of John Coltrane and Socrates in front of Greek pillars
The University’s 2024 Gifford lecture series begins on 6 May 2024.

Professional services staff election: candidates announced

Old College
The call for nominations for a professional services staff member to be elected to join University Court has now closed.

Update on Senate Elections: candidate statements now available

Old College, Edinburgh
Nominations for elected academic staff members to join University Senate closed on 27 March.

University’s new Gaelic plan

Photograph of Edinburgh landscape with two people in foreground looking at the sunset. Text reads "Draft Gaelic plan"
The University of Edinburgh is seeking views from staff, students, and the local community on its new Gaelic plan.

Scottish Running Week teams up with University

Scottish Running Week, Scottish Athletic Trust and UoE Sport Logo with a purple frame and image of runner
University of Edinburgh Sport becomes the new headline partner of Scottish Running Week which will take place from 3-9 June 2024.

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