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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.

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Nominations open for Principal’s Medals 2022

Staff and students are invited to nominate a member of our University community for the 2022 Principal’s Medals.

Health and wellbeing support for students

The University provides a wide range of health and wellbeing support and facilities for students all year round.

University adopts definition of Islamophobia

The University has adopted the working definition of Islamophobia developed by the All Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims alongside the guidelines from the Coalition Against Islamophobia.

Shuttle bus service between Central Area and King’s Buildings

A free shuttle bus service will operate between the Central Area and King’s Buildings during the 2022 – 2023 academic year.

Finding accommodation in Edinburgh

Guidance for students looking for accommodation for the next academic year.

Short courses for students and staff

Discounts are available for courses on the University’s 2022/2023 short course programme.

Opportunity for students and staff to take part in COP27

The University is currently planning its contribution to COP27.

Summer graduations

Graduates hold their red diploma scrolls to the sky while cheering and smiling.
The University’s summer 2022 graduation ceremonies will take place in McEwan Hall between Monday 4 July and Saturday 16 July.

Vigil in support of Ukraine

The Chaplaincy is organising a vigil for the public to show solidarity with Ukraine.

A new look for Learn VLE

The University is upgrading the online system students use to access course materials, assignments, grades and other resources.

Monkeypox guidance from NHS Inform

Since May 2022 some cases of monkeypox have been reported in the UK, Europe and internationally.

Vigil in support of Ukraine

A vigil is to be held in Edinburgh’s George Square for the public to show solidarity with all those affected by the war in Ukraine.

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