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.
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.
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.
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.