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.
Photos by our international students
Each year we invite students to show us their vision of Edinburgh.
One thing I love about Edinburgh is the mix of old and new waiting at every corner. That day, I climbed the Scott Monument for a stunning view of Old Town - only to realise I was sharing the skies with the riders of the Star Flyer!
Unexpected sunset at Grassmarket
'The Daily Stroll'
'The regular route to and fro, Cars and people seem to go; Automobiles on roads impose, Strangers in scarves you may not know. The lights dim and We keep walking.'
A band of anti-social delinquents approach Arthur’s Seat on an unrealistically pleasant Scottish day
Dhinesh Kumar Sampath Kumar
The Field of Light exhibition in St Andrew Square – a magical view.
We will never forget the evening when people from all over the world gathered on top of Calton Hill to enjoy the fireworks event that mark the end of Edinburgh Festival.
Clouds over the Castle. Whilst on a walk in Edinburgh shortly after I arrived, I stumbled upon this unexpected view of the castle, which has now become one of my favourite spots in Edinburgh.