City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh University


Goblin's Story

You should not peep at Goblin men...

Every day Goblin sits on his rock in his forest. Sometimes the other goblins talk to him; most of the time they don’t.

Edinburgh University Talk: The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability

Dr Michael Shaver, Chancellor's Fellow in the School of Chemistry at Edinburgh University, presents "The Intertwined World of 'Peak' Oil, Renewables and Sustainability".

Old College Quad

Old College Quad

A quiet oasis located in the heart of the city. The Old College Quad on South Bridge, rarely visited but worth it for the architecture and virtual solitude.

Bike2Boat: Kayaking Film Presentation by Olaf Obsommer

On Saturday 30th March, the University of Edinburgh Canoe Club is thrilled to welcome Olaf Obsommer, internationally renowned kayaker and adventure film maker, to present his latest film creation.<

The Creation of Edinburgh University's Heritage Trail

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Edinburgh World Heritage and the University of Edinburgh have produced a trail of the University’s historic buildings launched on the 21st of January this year.

Edinburgh Wins "Most Beautiful" City Award

Edinburgh has won a "best in class" award in the annual Keep Scotland Beautiful awards run by the Royal Horticultural Society.

Novelist Padgett Powell and Biographer Fiona MacCarthy Win UK's Oldest Literary Prize

Acclaimed novelist Padgett Powell and leading biographer Fiona MacCarthy have won this year's James Tait Black Prizes, Britain’s oldest lite

Ceilidhs In Unlikely Places

Ceilidhs in Unlikely Places is an exciting one-day music and dance event designed to take a contemporary look at a historic Scottish tradition, by moving the ceilidh dance out of function suites an

Festival of Dangerous Ideas

The Festival of Dangerous Ideas is a Scotland-wide series of events that "aims to re-establish the importance of dangerous ideas as agents of change in education - to shift the axis of what is possible."

Interview: Simon Gage, Edinburgh Science Festival Director

Simon Gage, director of the EISF

The longtime EISF director explains the art of science communication and why warnings from this year's Edinburgh Medal winner need to be heeded.