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Covid-19 updates for staff & students

See the latest information and advice for students, staff and prospective students: Covid-19 updates 

Bulletin magazine for staff

Read the latest updates and stories from across our staff community: Bulletin magazine

Edinburgh Impact

The College of Science and Engineering launched a new artwork by Scottish artist Katie Paterson. #EdinburghImpact

A global campaign, coordinated by an Edinburgh alumna, secured a 35-country commitment at COP26 that will move public finance away from fossil fuel investments. #EdinburghImpact

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Two members of the University community have been rewarded in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2022.

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We are a truly global University, making a contribution to the world, through global partnership, community and exchange.

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Research and teaching

We're ranked 4th in the UK for research power, and have the highest rating possible for our student learning experience*.


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*Times Higher Education, Overall Ranking of Institutions; Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education Scotland.