Student news

2018 student news archive

Student news provides the latest news and information to help keep our student community informed.

It is regularly updated to let you know about upcoming events, new initiatives, opportunities to develop skills and how to make the most of student services.

Information Security holiday update

With the festive season fast approaching, the Information Security team is providing tips on how to identify emails sent by fraudsters.

University hosts sexual violence prevention forum

The University hosted Fearless Edinburgh, a campaign group that tackles gender-based violence in the higher education sector.

Edinburgh and Glasgow offer joint research scheme for students

The Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow are to launch their first joint postgraduate research programmes in September.

Vet students help homeless people and pets

People and pets at the centre of vets students' homeless appeal
Vet students have distributed bags packed with Christmas treats and useful items to people and their dogs living on Edinburgh's streets.

Sleep out beats fundraising goals

Students and staff across the University took part in Sleep in the Park on Saturday 8 December.

Why Edinburgh Student Competition

Tell us why Edinburgh is an awesome city to live in and/or a great university to study at.

Revision tips

The weeks running up to the end of term can be stressful. To help you tackle the revision period, we’ve created a list of tips to support you during the lead up to the exams.

Network issues

As you will know, we have experienced several network issues over the last few months, with disruption at the end of last week and again yesterday morning.

Student’s fox picture wins photography prize

A picture of a red fox on the hunt in the Canadian Arctic has secured a national photography award for a PhD student at the University.

Medals all round at Commonwealth Fencing Championships

Two students recently won medals at the Commonwealth Fencing Championships in Canberra, Australia.

Christmas Jumper Day

On Tuesday 4 December, the University will celebrate Christmas Jumper Day.

Students recognised at Edinburgh Award reception

Students who have taken part in volunteering, work experience and community engagement at the University over the summer have been recognised at the Edinburgh Award reception.

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