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New College in the Snow

The University is to partially close from 5pm on Friday 18 December, then fully close from 5pm on Thursday 24 December 2020 until Tuesday 5 January 2021.

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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 from the Adaptation and Renewal teams as well as stories from across our staff community: bulletin magazine

Edinburgh impact

int photo comp 2020 Principal's choice

Students have created a gallery of stunning images celebrating the Edinburgh community.

Frederick Douglass Black Lives Matter Mural in Edinburgh

As we look ahead to a hopefully brighter 2021, the Edit Review of the Year 2020 reminds us that, against the odds, the University community has continued to make the world a better place over the past 12 months.

Volunteer helping to distribute food

Discover how our community, researchers and experts are helping to respond to this global challenge.

Edinburgh city view

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

Regional engagement

International applicants

Global community

Members of the local community learning Gaelic

We're committed to contributing to the city of Edinburgh through research, teaching, facilities and events.

City Region Deal

University facilities in the city

Community projects

Our work with local schools

Photo of students in a library

Research and teaching

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


Postgraduate research degrees

Teaching Matters

Libraries and collections

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