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Millions of pounds committed to furthering University development

The University of Edinburgh has unveiled new plans to invest further in projects to upgrade its buildings and facilities. Work is already underway to refurbish McEwan Hall, the university’s graduation…

English universities charge highest public tuition fees in world

A recent report has shown that students at English universities pay the highest tuition fees in the world, followed by the USA and Japan. According to a study by the…

University of Edinburgh ranked fourth in UK for graduate employment

The University of Edinburgh has been ranked 23rd in the world and fourth in the UK in the latest Global Employability University Survey. Trendence, German market research company, and Emerging,…

Government seeks to exempt universities from Freedom of Information Act

Plans have been unveiled by the UK Government to exempt British universities from the Freedom of Information Act (FOI), introduced in 2000 to grant the general public the right to…

One third of Nobel prize winners educated in UK

A new study by the British Council has shown that over a third of Nobel Prize winners who studied abroad did so at British universities. Of the 860 recipients of…

University of Edinburgh urges opposition to Governance Bill

The University of Edinburgh is urging alumni to lobby against a new Bill introduced by the Scottish Government. As reported in The Student last week, the Higher Education Governance (Scotland)…

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson awarded honorary degree

Civil rights campaigner the Reverend Jesse Jackson has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh. The degree of Doctor Honoris Causa was conferred upon Mr Jackson on…

University of Edinburgh backs EU membership

Scotland’s most influential universities have backed a national campaign to persuade British voters to maintain the UK’s membership of the European Union (EU). Universities UK, which represents 133 higher education…