University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is one of the oldest in the English speaking world, tracing its history right back to 1582. The University play a prominent role in the city's annual festival and attracts over 30,000 students each year.
The main things you need to know about studying at the University of Edinburgh.
The University of Edinburgh is one of the best in the UK and ranks 30th in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2021.
The University of Edinburgh ranks in the top 10 in the UK and top 100 globally for employability of graduates. 94% of graduates are in employment or post graduate study within 6 months of graduating.
Fees for 2021/22 are £1820 for Scotland students, £9250 for other UK students and vary around £20,950 to above £30,000 for international students but individual course fees vary. Specific listings can be found here.
For UK students, seven different Access Awards are available for students. For International students there are three different scholarships available: the Edinburgh Global Undergraduate Mathematics Scholarship, the Robertson International Scholarship and the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies International Scholarship which can be found here.
All eligible undergraduates from outside Edinburgh are guaranteed an offer of accommodation at the University. The university offers Standard Singles, Large Single En suites, Standard En suites, Standard plus shared and standard Plus Single en suite from £5431 to £8236 which can be found here.
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The students' association has the reputation for being one of the best in the country and has a range of shops, bars and venues, which are good enough to tempt you away from the vibrant city centre.
Notable Alumni include 19 Nobel Prize Laureates (as of 2019), Peter Higgs, Sir Fraser Stoddart and Richard Henderson.
The university announced that ‘pioneering researchers,’ in the School of Biological Sciences had been awarded £477,015 by the UK government to use ‘cutting edge biotechnology,’ as part of their sustainable manufacturing of chemical products in November 2020.
"A firm favourite with students and tourists alike, there’s always plenty going on in Edinburgh. Impressive architecture, stunning natural beauty and a rich history all combine to make Edinburgh a really exciting place to be"
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