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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

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A report that examines the impact of climate change on children and predicts how and where young people are most at risk has been released by an international team.

Nirmal Varghese - MA Architecture

The next generation of artistic and design talent is showcasing its inspired creations in the annual Edinburgh College of Art’s Masters Show.

Joy Mile and Dr Tilo Kunath

Stem cell biologist Dr Tilo Kunath was asked a surprising question – “Why aren’t you using smell to detect Parkinson’s?” Nine years on, this simple question has led to ground-breaking research into new ways to detect this devastating disease.

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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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