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.
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.
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.
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.