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University staff recognised in Queen’s New Year’s Honours list

Ten members of the University of Edinburgh staff have been included in the 2018 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. The number of honour-recipients have increased over the years, with eight…

Edinburgh celebrates World Kindness Day

On Monday, 13 November, annual Kindness Day was celebrated across the world. Created in 2010, the day is an initiative launched by Kindness UK with the goal of promoting kindness…

The University of Edinburgh moves £60 million into sustainability and low-carbon companies

The University of Edinburgh is moving £60 million of its investments into businesses that will directly benefit the environment as part of its ‘Zero by 2040’ Climate Strategy. The investments…

First LGBT+ clubnight held at Teviot

On Friday October 27, the launch of the University’s first LGBT+ clubnight, took place in Teviot Underground. Named ‘CRUSH’, the event was organised by Edinburgh University Students’ Association Liberation Campaigns…

Train travel time between London and Edinburgh reduced to 50 minutes with hyperloop technology

A new train service has been proposed that could cut travel time between London and Edinburgh to a mere 50 minutes. Virgin Group’s Sir Richard Branson has invested £65 million…