Features

Stories from across the University community.

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Go Abroad Competition Winners

Every year, students who go abroad through exchanges or short term international experiences are invited to take part in a competition showcasing their experiences. Check out the winning entries - maybe you'll be inspired to go abroad too!

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African scholarship programme goes from strength to strength

One year into the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at Edinburgh, ensuring access to education for young African students who have great potential but few educational opportunities.

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Striving for excellence: supporting our international staff community

When striving to achieve your career ambitions, especially in an international setting, having support to navigate the challenges of immigration rules and regulations is incredibly valuable. In this feature, we welcome Sarah Hoey, International Staff Adviser, to Edinburgh Global, and look at her role as well as her hopes for the service.

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Achieving political settlements in fragile and conflict-affected states

One of the largest research projects of the Global Justice Academy is the Political Settlements Research Programme (PSRP), which examines how to achieve inclusive and open political settlements in fragile and conflict-affected states.

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The 6th Edinburgh International Willem Vis Pre-Moot

An insight into the 6th Edinburgh International Willem Vis Pre-Moot, an important stage in preparation before the prestigious Vienna finals.

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Refugee support at the University of Edinburgh

The refugee crisis in Syria has gained recent headlines for the millions of displaced citizens seeking refuge across Europe. We look at the University’s efforts to assist refugees, through work with the Council for At-Risk Academics (CARA), and additional scholarship pledges.

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1 Day Without Us at Edinburgh Global

On Monday 20th February, Edinburgh Global joined with the National Day of Action in support of EU nationals and non EU nationals living, working and studying in the UK.

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Our Global Engagement Plan

A map to deliver our strategic goals.

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The Mastercard Foundation - Edinburgh Welcomes African Scholars

The Mastercard Foundation has provided scholarships so that some 200 African students can study at the University of Edinburgh. The first twelve scholars have arrived for the 2016-2017 University session - we spoke to three of them about their passions and interests.

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From NASA to Mars, with a short layover at the University Of Edinburgh

We talk to Professor Sethu Vijayakumar, at the University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Robotics on the NASA partnership which helped secure Valkyrie, a robot destined for Mars.

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