Social Responsibility and Sustainability

The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The University of Edinburgh has been ranked in the top four per cent of institutions worldwide.

The University ranked second in Scotland, eighth in the UK, fifth among the Russell Group universities and fourteenth in Europe.

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Learn more about social responsibility and sustainability at the University of Edinburgh.

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What you can do

Find out ways to get involved, including volunteering roles, development opportunities and practical advice.

Information for students

Information for staff

Information for academic staff

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The Edinburgh Community Engagement Forum is an informal, cross-University network that brings together staff and students who are interested in engaging with local communities.