Events and opportunities

Find the latest opportunities and events.


A pair of hands raised in front of a laptop sitting on a table

Una Europa PhD Slam

Deadline: 21 October 2021

Represent Edinburgh at Una Europa’s first PhD Slam, where you’ll have 7 minutes to creatively share your research topic in the area of sustainability. It’ll be live streamed on the Una Europa YouTube channel on 4 November. Find out more

Edinburgh castle reflected upside down in a glass sphere

Enter the Photography Competition!

Deadline: 21 December

The annual Edinburgh Global photography competition is now open! It is open to current international students, students who have had a ‘Go Abroad’ experience and Online Learners outside the UK.

The theme of the competition is Explore Edinburgh. Find out more and submit your photos!

Student sitting at a desk looking at a laptop

Virtual opportunities for students

Find the latest virtual mobility opportunities for student on the Go Abroad website. Opportunities include; online courses, team work challenges, virtual summer schools and more!


Edinburgh castle reflected upside down in a glass sphere

Photography competition exhibition!

October - December 2021

We will be hosting an exhibition of entries from our latest photography competition on campus from October through to the end of semester 1. This year’s competition will open on the 1st October. Find out more about the exhibition and competition!

Weave pattern with text reading Celebrate South Asia

Celebrating 40 years of the Charles Wallace India Trust

13 October, 1-3pm

IASH has hosted more than twenty scholars from India, exploring topics as diverse as sepoys in the colonial era, sculptural art, the origins of chess, agriculture, yoga and contemporary Hindi fiction.

Former CWIT/IASH Fellows from across India will discuss their research and reflect on their work with Professor William Gould of the University of Leeds. Find out more and attend.

Woman with glasses working on laptop

The EQUiiP Project webinar

14 October, 9 - 10am

This project contributes to the lifelong learning and continuing professional development of lecturers in international higher education through a set of materials including modules on Intercultural Group Dynamics and The Role of Language in the International Classroom. Register for the event.

Weave pattern with text reading Celebrate South Asia

Sonia Faleiro & Megha Majumdar: Outrages in India

14 October, 4 - 5pm

Sonia Faleiro’s The Good Girls is a deeply affecting account of events in rural India. Meanwhile, Megha Majumdar’s debut novel, A Burning, sees a young Muslim woman is falsely accused of a terrorist attack and thrown into jail to await trial and execution. Taken from this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival, the event will be broadcast on Zoom with an introduction and post-event discussion led by staff from the University’s Centre for South Asian Studies.

A girl wearing headphones waving at a laptop screen

Una Europa Student Congress

20 - 21 October

Attend the Una Europa Student Congress virtually! Designed and organised by students, it will give you the chance to learn more about Una Europa and how to get involved, meet students for other Una Europa universities, and the opportunity to exchange ideas. Register now!

Four Edinburgh students walking up Calton Hill

Studying in Edinburgh

Various times and dates

Come along to one of our virtual events to find out more about studying and living in Edinburgh.