Student Community Engagement

Project case studies - more information on a range of community engagement activities

Get some inspiration from some of the community engagement projects our students have been involved in.

To see the projects in which students are engaging with the local community (and to add other projects), look at the Edinburgh Connected map

Edinburgh Connected map

Football: More than just a game

A pilot project delivering a community MOOC in Midlothian!

Edinburgh Connected Map

During the summer of 2015 a new online map was created to showcase the ways in which students are engaging with the local community.

Snap, Crackle and Pop! – Half day science festival run by University of Edinburgh

Snap, Crackle and Pop! was a student-led event, bringing together university and high school students through hands on science activities.

Telling the Anne Frank Story

Students delivered the story of Anne Frank to primary school children.

Pro Science

Volunteering in local secondary schools to help students from various backgrounds with STEM subjects.

Undergraduate GeoSciences Outreach: Sea-level change with high school students

An educational project for high school students about sea-level change, developed by a final year student on the Geosciences Outreach course.

Free Legal Advice Centre

The Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) is a student-led law clinic providing legal services to the local community.

Edinburgh Connected Mapping Internship

The creation of an online interactive map for students which brings together student community engagement opportunities and information about health-enhancing facilities.

Insight Paper: Geoscience Outreach

An insight into the innovative GeoScience Outreach course.

Insight Paper: Living Lab and Design Informatics

An insight into the inter-disciplinary Design Informatics Living Labs project.