University of Edinburgh



Edinburgh University walks away from Leith Walk development

Developers behind proposals for a £50 million mixed-used transformation of Leith Walk have been dealt a major blow after the University of Edinburgh ended its involvement in the student flats element of the project.

Published 13 May 2019

Wave device could deliver clean energy to thousands of homes

A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses.

Published 13 February 2019

New University of Edinburgh course to aid efforts to tackle homelessness

A new course aimed at providing people with the necessary skills to help people who are homeless will be launched by the University of Edinburgh this month.

Published 7 January 2019

Homeless people and pets to benefit from students’ charity appeal

Vet students are spreading Christmas cheer this winter by distributing rucksacks filled with essential items to homeless people and their pets.

Published 7 December 2017

Link helps find out ‘What do Citizens want?’

LinkLiving Ltd has joined a number of housing organisations by participating in the Carnegie UK Trust's ‘What Do Citizen's Want?’ project.

Published 23 October 2017

Households given expert advice in bid to be energy smart

Scores of residents in and around Edinburgh are set to benefit from free insight and advice on their energy use, as part of a smart technology research initiative.

Published 10 October 2017

University of Edinburgh rent guarantee scheme given new lease of life

The University of Edinburgh is to extend its guarantor scheme for overseas students seeking rented accommodation following a successful two-year pilot.

Published 10 May 2017

Scottish Government commits to new fuel poverty strategy and eradication target

An independent panel of academic experts is to review the definition of fuel poverty after which a consultation will open on a new long-term fuel poverty strategy and statutory eradication target, the Scottish Government has announced.

Published 9 March 2017

Experts lead call for new transformative energy sector

The Scottish Government must grasp its opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector and provide strong vision for Scotland’s future energy system, according to a group of leading energy experts.

Published 23 January 2017

Festive vet appeal aids homeless pet owners

Veterinary students and staff at the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies have launched a festive initiative to help vulnerable people and their animals this Christmas.

Published 13 December 2016

Scottish Government urged to deliver on Warm Homes Act promise

A Warm Homes Act that helps deliver clean, affordable heat to homes must be a priority for the new Scottish Government, according to a group from the third, renewable and academic sectors.

Published 31 May 2016

Scotland's poorest the 'most likely' to be victims of crime

Scotland's poorest people are more likely to be victims of crime while the clear-up rates of police have not helped the worst hit areas of the country according to two new studies.

Published 13 November 2015