Virtual Christmas Charity Craft Fair

Reading time: < 1 minute This year many people have found themselves buying from small, local businesses over larger chains. This Christmas presents another opportunity to shop local and source unusual and bespoke presents for your friends and family. If you’re still struggling to find gifts, the University’s annual Christmas Charity Craft Fair is a …

Room with a view

Reading time: 3 minutes Edinburgh students turned the coronavirus lockdown into an opportunity to channel their creativity for a virtual art exhibition in collaboration with Google. As part of a project with online platform Google Arts & Culture and several art schools around the world, including the Edinburgh College of Art, students were encouraged to express themselves …

SCOPE: Pandemic insights – Medical imaging in times of COVID

Reading time: 5 minutes The SCOPE series looking at how working lives have changed since the lockdown began continues with a focus on Edinburgh Imaging. Here we see how our radiography teams helped maintain clinical imaging services and supported NHS colleagues through the pandemic. The radiography team at Edinburgh Imaging Facility at The Queen’s …

Life in lockdown: an international perspective

Reading time: 4 minutes Originally from Chennai, India, PhD student Durai Arun Pannir Selvam shares how he’s navigating the pandemic. Scotland’s public health response to the pandemic can be challenging for everyone at the University, but perhaps none more so than our international students. Originally from Chennai, India, PhD student Durai Arun Pannir Selvam …

Student recruitment in a digital landscape

Reading time: 3 minutes How can you organise an open day with global restrictions on travel? How can you show off Edinburgh without walking around the city? And how can you support and communicate with prospective students when they are spread out across the world? These are just a few of the challenges facing …