Need to know – 14 July

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Here are the top updates from across the University.

1. Planning assumptions for Academic Year 2021/22

Following the latest Scottish Government announcement on Tuesday this week, we will be updating our planning assumptions for the next academic year. You can find out more on the Academic Year Planning SharePoint.

2. Managed Quarantine Support

Financial support will be available to both new and returning students travelling from red-list countries who will need to quarantine in a hotel on their arrival in Edinburgh. Applications will be open from 15 to 30 July. You can find out more on the scholarships and student funding website.

3. Green Gown Awards

The University is a finalist in five categories at this year’s annual Green Gown Awards, which celebrate initiatives in universities and colleges that make them more socially responsible and sustainable. We have been nominated for:

  • 2030 Climate Action
  • Benefitting Society
  • Enterprise
  • Next Generation Learning and Skills
  • Sustainability Institution of the Year.

Winners and highly commended entries will be announced at the Green Gown Awards ceremony later this year. Read more on the SRS website.