Stories from across the University community.

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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.

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.

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Innovations in mobility: the NICE project

The NICE project is a three-year EU funded project which places students into international teams to resolve global and societal challenges. We spoke to Anna Creery and John Bennett in the Go Abroad team about how the project got started, and what their hopes are for its future.

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Celebrating Tartan Day

On Saturday 7 April, colleagues from Edinburgh Global and Development & Alumni joined a group of alumni and other friends of the university to march in the annual Tartan Day parade up the Avenue of the Americas in New York City.

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A partnership with the Salaam Baalak Trust

In the first in our series on projects successfully funded by the Edinburgh Global Innovation Fund, we look at a project that is embarking on a global partnership and educational exchange with a world-leading NGO for street children - the Salaam Baalak Trust, in Delhi.

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Go Abroad - Rose in Italy

Read about the winner of the Go Abroad competition essay category, which asked participants to reflect on their time abroad. Rose Whitty spent her time on an excavation site in Italy.


How we built our presence in China, with Nini Yang

In December 2017 we said goodbye to Dr Nini Yang, who for thirteen years has worked at the University of Edinburgh, leading the first of the University’s overseas offices.

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Announcing the winners of the Edinburgh Global Innovation Fund

The Edinburgh Global Innovation Fund (EGIF) was established to facilitate and support the University's Global Engagement Plan. We are pleased to announce that we have selected eight projects for funding to a total value of £50k.

One Day Without Us 2018

One Day Without Us 2018

One Day Without Us is a national day of action on 17 February 2018, celebrating migrants and migration in the UK. Find out how you can get involved.

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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.