A bright future for Kosovo through student representation
Project Siheksu aimed to create the first national Students’ Union for Kosovo. Three years on, Sarah Purves, Director of Membership Support and Development at Edinburgh University Students' Association, spoke to us about the project. Spoiler alert: they did it.
United we stand: MCF Scholar honoured for work combating terrorism
When Imrana Buba experienced personal tragedy amidst the rise of terrorism in his home country of Nigeria, he felt compelled to take action. This year, his action was recognised and he became one of the 2017 JCI 10 Outstanding Young Persons of the World.
Welcoming the world - our international societies
With a student population from over 137 nations, it stands to reason that many of the University's 280+ societies would have an international focus. We spoke to representatives of several societies to find out more about the appeal they hold for current and future students.
Of the People, for the people – a new partnership to empower refugee students
The University of Edinburgh has partnered with the University of the People, the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, accredited online university, to empower refugees to take control of their futures and reclaim their hopes and dreams.
The urban gold mine - a winning three minute thesis
With an entry on his research on extracting gold from recycled waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE), Euan Doidge, PhD Student of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh, has won the Highly Commended Award of the Universitas 21 Three Minute Thesis competition.