Stories from across the University community.


Continuing excellence with the Mastercard Foundation Summer School 2018

We look back on the Mastercard Foundation (MCF) Summer School at the conclusion of its second year, focussing on an inspiring group of international students and session leaders who have created an experience with a positive influence outlasting it’s short duration.


Data Science in Health

This one-day event in Singapore features cutting edge research and technologies in the provision of healthcare in Singapore and the UK, from artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data, to genomic data for personalisation and the robotics revolution in medicine.

Sustainability Award

Sustainability at Edinburgh Global

The University is committed to becoming more socially responsible and sustainable. Edinburgh Global and SRA have been working to match this commitment as departments and have made great strides with their Green Space project.

Mastercard Ceilidh

Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program nominated for prestigious award

The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program are delighted to have been shortlisted in the Outstanding Student Services category at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs).

Student Exchange

International Students Share Their Experiences

Five students share their experience of being an international student in Edinburgh, from things they wish they knew to taking advantage of the opportunities offered by the University.

Netball Malaysian team vropped.png

Sports Union World Cup Celebrates Student Diversity

The Sports Union Multi Sport World Cup was one of eight projects awarded funding by the Edinburgh Global Innovation Fund.

We took a look at the event and how it has enhanced the international student experience and got more students involved in sports.


Edinburgh launches external engagement across global cities

This initiative aims to build collaborations, strengthen connections with partners, alumni and supporters, and to raise the profile of the University as a leading innovator and influencer.

Sarah Hoey

Striving for excellence: supporting our international staff community

A year on in the role, Sarah Hoey, International Staff Adviser, tells us about the service she has set up to provide prospective and current University of Edinburgh staff with immigration advice, as well as her hopes for the future.

Focus on Europe

The University and Europe

To celebrate the sense of European community that is felt on campus, the University took part in Europe Day on 9 May 2018. This strong feeling of community can be seen in the number of societies, events, students and staff at the University who have a European connection.

Go Abroad Staff Janet

Go Abroad for Staff

A growing number of staff are taking the opportunity to go abroad to develop skills and enjoy new experiences. We spoke to staff in different roles from around the University about their experience of the Go Abroad Staff programme.