University of Edinburgh

University Of Edinburgh

About University of Edinburgh

Old College South Bridge, Edinburgh South EH8 9YL
01316501000
University of Edinburgh Website
Follow EdinburghUni on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here

The University of Edinburgh founded in 1582 is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world and one of Scotland's ancient universities.

The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to it.

It receives approximately 47,000 applications every year, making it the third most popular university in the UK by volume of applicants.

All information (whether in text or photographs) is supplied in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact. We take every opportunity to ensure the details for University of Edinburgh are accurate, please contact us at hello[@]whatsonnetwork.co.uk if any of the above information is incorrect.

Upcoming Events at University of Edinburgh

Secrets of Healthy Cognitive Ageing

Secrets of Healthy Cognitive Ageing

26th June 2021 - 11th July 2021

On this self-led walk around George Square and the local neighbourhood you will hear about the project’s unique history and its people, and learn about the secrets of healthy cognitive ageing.
Read more

Duncan Chisholm

Duncan Chisholm

7th August 2021

Dubbed ‘the new sound of traditional Scotland’, fiddle player Duncan Chisholm plays authentic Highland music accompanied by a selection of Scottish artists.
Read more

Dàimh

Dàimh

11th August 2021

The Gaelic supergroup bring a contemporary take on traditional music to the Festival with a rousing performance including bagpipes, fiddle and Gaelic song.
Read more

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Melodies

13th August 2021

Shared Melodies opens A Great Disordered Heart’s concert series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, with a mesmerising, stripped-back take on traditional Irish and Scottish melody.
Read more

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Songs

14th August 2021

Some of the world’s most powerful Gaelic voices come together for Shared Songs – the second concert in the Aidan O’Rourke-curated series A Great Disordered Heart.
Read more

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

A Great Disordered Heart: Shared Futures

15th August 2021

The final concert in the A Great Disordered Heart series, curated by Aidan O’Rourke, presents two of the most thrilling acts in Scottish and Irish folk music today.
Read more

Breabach

Breabach

16th August 2021

Breabach’s five multi-instrumentalist members combine tradition and innovation in their imaginative and highly skilled performances.
Read more

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble

16th August 2021

The Chineke! Chamber Ensemble performs two rarely heard pieces by composers Coleridge Taylor and Vaughan Williams.
Read more

Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal

17th August 2021

Master kora player Ballaké Sissoko and cellist Vincent Ségal perform their own unique blend of West African troubadour songs and Baroque music.
Read more

Fara

Fara

18th August 2021

It's an exciting new chapter for FARA as they welcome young Highland pianist Rory Matheson to the line-up. Catch them at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!
Read more

Elisabeth Leonskaja

Elisabeth Leonskaja

18th August 2021

Legendary Soviet pianist Elisabeth Leonskaja is one of the most widely respected pianists performing today. Don't miss her performance at the Edinburgh International Festival on 18th August!
Read more

Goldmund Quartet

Goldmund Quartet

19th August 2021

The award-winning Munich-based Goldmund Quartet makes its International Festival debut with Schubert and Haydn on 19th August.
Read more

Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair with Mr McFall’s Chamber

19th August 2021

Shetland fiddler Jenna Reid and pianist Harris Playfair join the genre-defying string ensemble Mr McFall’s Chamber on 19th August.
Read more

Lonely House

Lonely House

20th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Join Barrie Kosky and Katharine Mehrling in an intimate soirée and discover the songs of German composer Kurt Weill.
Read more

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake

23rd August 2021

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake give a powerful recital of Romantic song based around verse on love, desire and loss by German poet Heinrich Heine.
Read more

Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

Fatma Said and Malcolm Martineau

27th August 2021

Egyptian soprano Fatma Said makes her International Festival debut with Edinburgh-born pianist Malcolm Martineau, featuring Mozart and Spanish songs by Lorca and Falla.
Read more

A Toast to the People: Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah

A Toast to the People: Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah

27th August 2021

Join Francesca Beard and Rafeef Ziadah for an electric night of performance poetry and spoken word in the International Festival’s Old College Quad venue!
Read more

Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

Alan Cumming is Not Acting His Age

28th August 2021 - 29th August 2021

Alan Cumming employs his usual charm and wit through story and song in a wickedly memorable performance.
Read more

More in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Castle Street Summer Fair
Filled with an abundance of beautiful crafted gifts and delicious foodies, Castle Street Summer Fair is not to be missed this summer!
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours
Edinburgh Zoo After Hours events return for summer 2021 giving you more opportunity to see your favourite animals!
Festival Village: Waverley
The Pop-Up Pro's are bringing their popular food market and beer garden, Festival Village, to the rooftop at Waverley Mall once again this Summer!
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
Foodies Festival
Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest food festival, returns to Edinburgh’s Inverleith Park 6th, 7th and 8th August 2021!

Popular Venues

Edinburgh Playhouse Festival Theatre Edinburgh Kings Theatre Edinburgh National Museum of Scotland Traverse Theatre