Student news

2019 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.

Festive cheer brings students together over winter break

Students staying in Edinburgh over the winter break celebrated Christmas with festive meals organised by the University.

Nominations open for new alumni award

The Being Edinburgh award celebrates the lives and achievements of our former students.

Alternative study spaces during the revision and exam period

During the revision and exam period, the Main Library and Law Library can often be extremely busy. Please be reminded of the alternative study spaces that are available across our central area.

Carol Service at McEwan Hall

Students, staff, family and friends are warmly invited to the University's Carol Service at McEwan Hall.

Edinburgh to host Radio 4's Today programme

The University have been selected to host the BBC as part of their coverage of the upcoming UK general election.

Court meeting: 30 September 2019

The University Court held its most recent meeting on 30 September.

Old College Christmas tree lights switch on

Students and staff are invited to the switching on of the Christmas tree lights in the Old College quadrangle.

Updates to our single sign-on service

The University is making changes to the way staff, students and alumni log into our University’s online services.

World’s largest sleep out event to tackle homelessness

Students and staff are being encouraged to join a global sleep out to help end homelessness.

The University welcomes Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) inquiry

The EHRC have recently released their report, "Tackling Racial Harassment: Universities Challenged", an inquiry into racial harassment in UK Higher Education.

Applications open for the Clinton Foundation’s CGI U programme

Students can now apply to join the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) class of 2020.

Ceremony recognises first Ellie Maxwell Award winners

Pauline Libsovar and Maisie Palmer were announced as winners of the award which recognises students who manage charities.

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