University of Edinburgh


University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh (The University of Edinburgh) Referred to as. Big love And the king of Scotland, the global top 20 universities in the UK. Scotland capital Edinburgh The city, founded in 1583 Is English speaking countries. Sixth old The university. Benjamin Franklin Ceng Shengzan: "University of Edinburgh has many really great and engaged in all kinds of knowledge of the professor, at any time, any country has never been." University of Edinburgh has had 23 The Nobel prize The winner (of which 3 are graduates of love) . Darwin , David Hume , Adam Simy , maxwell , Adam<b> .</b> Many artists have engaged in research or study in Edinburgh.
The teaching quality of history, large scale, superior and the level of scientific research in its long, University of Edinburgh Ranked nineteenth in the world 2016/17 QS World University Rankings ; Ranked twenty-fourth in the world in the times higher education 2015/16 World University Rankings Reputation, ranking twenty-ninth in the world; ranked sixteenth in the world in the 2015 Wikipedia World University Rankings influence . In the two UK local university rankings (QS TIMES), University of Edinburgh, UK university ranked twenty-fifth among all the year round to thirty-seventh (TIMES 2017 times). It is the only University of Scotland at the same time as the Russell group, Coimbra group and members of the League of European research universities.
University of Edinburgh is the Scotland university entrance in the most competitive and difficult to apply the highest university admission rate of only about 8%-10% . In 2016, love and Zhejiang University to set up cooperation in Zhejiang Haining (ZJU-UoE Institute), to carry out a double degree in biomedical undergraduate education.

Essential information

University of Edinburgh Historical development

 The old school (Old College) The old school (Old College)
In 1582, papal Charter (Papal Charter) was established under the University, University of Edinburgh in Scotland's King James Las (James VI) (Royal Charter) and the Chartered City Council of Edinburgh (Town Council) under the auspices of launch preparation. The following year, the University was formally established as The religious reform movement in Europe The first municipal university after (Civic University), its original name is "Downes College" (Tounis College), Scotland fourth is the sixth circle of College english.
In eighteenth Century European Enlightenment In the tide of University of Edinburgh has gradually become one of the major European universities and academic center. The famous philosopher David Hume (David Hume) young age in school teaching and development. stay 1789 The old school (Old College) was constructed, and not the exclusive school campus, now the building still stands in Edinburgh The old city (Old Town) of the South Bridge Street (South Bridge) and Bo (Chamber Street) money Street junction, it was designed by the famous architect Robert Adam ( Robert Adam ).
University of Edinburgh has an important leadership position in the European Enlightenment era, Edinburgh has become one of the enlightenment center, enjoy the "famous North Athens". The famous alumni include: natural. Charles Darwin Physicist James Clerk Maxwell And the father of Economics Adam Simy The great philosopher, David Hume The Enlightenment thinkers, Adam Ferguson The mathematician Thomas Bias , writer Arthur Conan Doyle and J K Rowling Inventor Alexander Graham Bell , the former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown The United States, the signing of the declaration of independence John Witherspoon and Benjamin Rush and is called "the genius" of the Chinese Wizards Ku . University of Edinburgh has had 23 The Nobel prize Winner , 2 Turing Award Winner of the 1 Abel prize in Mathematics . University of Edinburgh The British royal family Very good relationship between the holder, prince philip (His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) served as chancellor from 1953 to 2010 (the honorary president of University of Edinburgh) Since March 2011, by the Princess Anne (The Princess Royal) Office .
 The new school (New College) The new school (New College)
University of Edinburgh not only cherish the honor the past, and the constant pursuit of innovation, today, with its excellent and diverse teaching and research all over the world. University of Edinburgh (Old College) the old school and new school (New College) the two part, the old school is currently the school of law and the European research institute. Mceuen Hall (McEwan Hall), near the Vitoria agricultural harvest symbol building, with 2200 seats, specially for the graduation ceremony and some large formal talks with the club. The new school is located in Richmond Hill, overlooking the Prince Street, located in the seminary. There are 3 main campus of University of Edinburgh: george square (George Square), king mansion (King's Buildings) Pollock and Hall (Pollock Halls). Some of the original old school building dating back to 1776, but most of the buildings are modern. The main library of the University of Edinburgh and George Square area (Main Library); the king building area is located about 3 kilometers south of George Square, most of the science and engineering college located in the area, such as the school of electronic engineering, School of information engineering, Institute of ecology and some government scientific research institutions. Most of these buildings was built in 1920s, 50 to 60s expansion, and set up the Department of meteorology, physics and Astronomy Department of the university computer services; Pollock hall consists of 10 independent modern hall, for nearly 2000 students living.
Now, University of Edinburgh has enjoyed a high reputation in the UK and around the world. University of Edinburgh is among the earliest Russell group (Russell Group) is one of the comprehensive university, at the same time Coimbra Group and Universitas 21 Is one of the founding members of the. The League of European Research Universities (LERU) members have enjoyed a high international reputation in teaching and research.

University of Edinburgh geographical position

 The geographical position of Edinburgh (upper left corner) The geographical position of Edinburgh (upper left corner)
University of Edinburgh is located in the Scotland capital Edinburgh Center。 In eighteenth Century the European Enlightenment movement, gradually become the European academic center of University of Edinburgh. Therefore, Edinburgh also has" Athens of the North "In the world. Edinburgh is located in the eastern Scotland border on the sea coast, on 2012, Paris beat London and Rome city by the World Tourism Association awarded" The best tourist destination in Europe " That is one of the most attractive city recognized in europe.
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland since fifteenth Century. Edinburgh is the old city and the Metro style two. The old city with a medieval fortress; Newcastle is since eighteenth Century a new classical style, its planning thought has affected the whole of Europe, is often considered a masterpiece of world city planning. The two area has a great contrast, but the harmonious coexistence, so that Edinburgh has a unique temperament. 1995, The old city of Edinburgh and Newcastle Is listed as unesco" World Heritage Site ".
 From the Carleton Hill overlooking Edinburgh From the Carleton Hill overlooking Edinburgh
Edinburgh is also a major British social, cultural and transportation center. In 2004, Edinburgh was awarded UNESCO World first" All of the literature ". Edinburgh has been able to become the world's first All of the literature Not only because, like "Sherlock Holmes", "Harry Porter" and other famous literary works in this birth, because the city offers a wealth of literary activities, such as the famous British literary awards" Man Booker Prize ". As a historical city, Edinburgh has many Places of historic interest and scenic beauty Such as: Edinburgh castle , Princes Street. , The Royal Mile , Royal Museum of Scotland , Royal Botanic Gardens , National Library of Scotland , Holyrood Palace , St. Giles' Cathedral , Scottish National Gallery and Carleton Hill Etc.. More than half of the buildings in the city is open, such as Queens Park The Arthur theatre, etc.. Edinburgh convenient transportation, flying from Edinburgh International Airport to fly to London only 1 hours. Edinburgh as the capital of Scotland, the road and the railway line is developed, leading to every corner of the uk.

University of Edinburgh The world ranking

The University of Edinburgh is ranked in the world all kinds of university performance is very good:
According to 2016/17 years QS World University Rankings University of Edinburgh, Scotland was listed as the top nineteenth in the world.
According to 2015/2016 Times Higher Education (Times) world university rankings, University of Edinburgh is ranked as the twenty-fourth place in the world.
According to 2015/2016 USNEWS World University Rankings University of Edinburgh, ranked thirty-seventh in the world.
According to the 2016 ARWU The Academic Ranking of World Universities University of Edinburgh, ranked forty-first in the world.
According to 2015/16 years Wikipedia The world university rankings influence, University of Edinburgh ranked sixteenth in the world.
according to Times Higher Education "The world university graduates' employment" the most popular global employer, University of Edinburgh in 2013 and 2014 were ranked as the world's fifteenth and eighteenth.
  
According to the 2016 QS The college graduates employment force list, University of Edinburgh graduates employment ranked twenty-third in the world.

University of Edinburgh Department of Architecture

University of Edinburgh is divided into Three graduate school (College) Its subordinate 20 small school (School) .
Three college (College) for:
College of Humanities and Social Sciences (College of Humanities & Social Science)
College of science and Engineering (College of Science & Engineering)
College of medicine and Veterinary Science (College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine)

University of Edinburgh College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Under the 11 small school (School), respectively:
School of business (Business School)
The Seminary (School of Divinity)
School of Economics (School of Economics)
College of Art (Edinburgh College of Art)
Society of Health Sciences (School of Health in Social Science)
History, classical and Archaeological Institute (School of History, Classics and Archaeology)
School of law (Law School)
Literature, language and Culture Institute (School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures)
Moller House Institute of Education (Moray House School of Education)
School of philosophy of science, psychology and language (School of Philosophy Psychology and Language Science)
School of social and Political Science (School of Social and Political Science)

University of Edinburgh College of science and Engineering

Under the 7 small school (School), is not as:
School of Biological Sciences (School of Biological Sciences)
College of Chemistry (School of Chemistry)
College of Engineering (School of Engineering)
School of Geography Science (School of GeoSciences)
School of information (School of Informatics)
School of Mathematics (School of Mathematics)
School of physics and Astronomy (School of Physics and Astronomy)

University of Edinburgh College of medicine and Veterinary Science

Under the 2 small school (School), is not as:
Edinburgh Medical College (Edinburgh Medical School)
The Royal Veterinary Research Institute (Dick) (Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies)

University of Edinburgh Academic advantage

University of Edinburgh is one of Britain's largest institutions, with its excellent teaching and research various famous all over the world.
As of the end of 2015, the total number of students has reached 35258 people , including 41.5% students from more than and 130 countries for foreign students, and Chinese students have become University of Edinburgh international students accounted for the largest proportion . At the same time, the University of Edinburgh faculty has more than 12900 people, 27% of the staff from all over the world, the University of Edinburgh has become a worthy of the name of the internationalization of the world's elite .
In 1951 and 1998, William Dick and Morley College of veterinary medicine education and University of Edinburgh has merged, to further expand the scale of the University of Edinburgh.
The total number of staff of the University of Edinburgh nearly 3000 people, the school is divided into 3 colleges (College) and consists of 22 small schools (School), three graduate school are: Humanities and Social Sciences, College of science and engineering, medical and veterinary college.
REF ranking in the UK on the latest official (Research Excellence Framework 2014), the University of Edinburgh ranked fourth in english.
Library
 The main library (Main Library) The main library (Main Library)
The library of University of Edinburgh was founded in 1580, the scale of most of Scotland the most, is one of the world's larger and more important academic library.
University of Edinburgh library is very rich, the collection totaled 3 million 500 thousand copies , including treasures, has attracted many scholars and researchers from around the world. It is composed of a dispersion of many venues in Edinburgh city library system, all the venues are connected by the computer network. Through the network system, students can use the library and electronic data collection, better access to academic information, reading other previous papers, library bibliography, electronic journals and many reference books.
The main library of the University of Edinburgh (Main Library) at the University of Edinburgh in George Square (George Square) near, mainly to provide services for the University of Edinburgh humanities and Social Sciences, and the College of veterinary medicine and medical science and Engineering College at the same time, is also open to other persons in the register.

University of Edinburgh Outstanding alumni

University of Edinburgh A member of the royal family

Japan The son of the queen (Princess Tsuguko)
Twelfth Germany world - Thun (Albert Thurn and Taxis Prince of Takhisis)
The princess (Raiyah)
Romania Princess Margaret (Princess Margarita)
Japan Princess Masako (Princess Mako): Japan Akihito First female

University of Edinburgh Political leaders

John Russell British Prime Minister, first Earl of Russell
Henry Temple: British Prime Minister, third Viscount Palmerston
Gordon Brown British Prime Minister:
Robert Finlay: the first Viscount Daifenlei,
British justice
James Mackay: G Baron, justice of Great Britain Lashley Finland
John Witherspoon: the United States signed the "Declaration of independence", American statesman, educator and leader of the revolution
Benjamin Rush: the United States signed the "Declaration of independence", American politician, physician, chemist, educator and leader of the revolution
John Anderson: the first generation of viscount Waverley, Chancellor of the exchequer, interior minister, Lord President of the Council
Henry Dundas: the first Viscount Melvil, the British Minister of war
Henry Petit: third Dailangshidang Marquis, Chancellor of the exchequer, interior minister, Lord President of the Council
Jeanne Lee: as Baroness Ricky, the British Minister of Arts and public buildings and labor minister, founder of Open University
Malcolm Revkind: British defense minister, foreign minister, Secretary of state of Scotland
Charles Hendry: Minister of UK energy and climate change
David Steel: the British Parliament of Scotland, presided over the official leader of the Liberal Democrats
Jim Wallace: Tank ness Baron, leader of the Liberal Democrats, Scotland, the Scotland attorney general, deputy chief minister of Scotland
Tessa Trowell: British culture, media and Sport Secretary
David Maklec: the leader of the Conservative Party of Scotland
Charles Tupper Canadian Prime Minister:
Julius Nyerere The first president of Tanzania:
Yun Po Sun South Korean President:
Jang taek sang South Korean Prime Minister:
Hastings Banda (Hastings Kamuzu Banda): African leaders of the independence movement, 1966 to 1994 years as Malawi President
William Walker The president of Nicaragua:
MALALLA Yusuf Zahi (Malala Yousafzai): the youngest winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nobel Peace Prize
Joseph Rotblat (Joseph Rotblat): the Nobel Peace Prize (1995)
Gabi Hegerl: the Nobel Peace Prize (2007)
Mark Rounsevell: the Nobel Peace Prize (2007)

University of Edinburgh natural science

Charles Robert Darwin (Charles Robert Darwin) : naturalist and author of "origin of species", "evolution",
1825 to study medicine at the University of Edinburgh in 1827
(Playfair Axiom) Founder
Psychologist:
John Leslie: mathematician and physicist
David MacRitchie: archaeologists
Roger Mercer: archaeologists
Alexander Munro III: Anatomist
Robert Sibbald, Professor of Medicine
Peter Guthrie Tait: Physics
Stephen Tweedie, a computer scientist
The Naturalist:
Edmund Whittaker: mathematician
William Withering: physician, Digitalis The researchers found that
Edward M (Edward M. Southern) SA Ren: biologists invented blot hybridization ( Southern Blot The basic technology research) DNA map, is of great value in the diagnosis of genetic disease, DNA analysis and PCR analysis of products etc.
Professor Vincent Du Vigneaud: the Nobel prize in Chemistry (1955)
Professor Kurt Wuthrich: the Nobel prize in Chemistry (2002)
Sir Alexander Fleming: the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine (1945)
Professor Hermann Muller: the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine (1946)
Sir Paul Nurse: the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine (2001)
Sir Robert G. Edwards: the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine (2010)
Professor May-Britt Moser: the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine (2014)
Professor Edvard Moser: the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine (2014)

University of Edinburgh social science

David Hume (David Hume) The famous philosopher, economist and historian, scottish enlightenment One of the most important figures in the history of western philosophy and, The "theory of human nature" Author
Adam Simy (Adam Smith) The father of economics, "The wealth of the nations" Author
Adam Ferguson (Adam Ferguson) Main: philosopher, historian, thinker of the enlightenment in Scotland
Arthur Conan Doyle (Arthur Conan Doyle) The famous writer, "Sherlock Holmes" author
james matthew barrie (James Matthew Barrie): Scotland famous novelist and playwright, "Peter Pam" Author
J K Rowling (J.K.Rowling) The famous writer, author of "Harry Porter"
Robert Luis Stevenson (Robert Louis Stevenson) That represents one of the famous novelist in British literature, new romantic, is known as one of the greatest writers in the nineteenth Century, the representative of "Treasure island" So, is the founder of the newspaper of University of Edinburgh
Walter Scott (Walter Scott) : the famous British writer and poet, representative "Ivanhoe"
James Muller (James Mill) Nineteenth Century: Scotland famous historians, economists, political theorists, philosophers, ethicists and utilitarian utilitarian educational thinkers, and David Ricardo Who is the founder of classical economics
winston churchill (Sir Winston Churchill) : "Second World War" by 1953 The Nobel prize for Literature , former dean of University of Edinburgh (Rector)
Oliver Goldsmith (Oliver Goldsmith): in eighteenth Century, the famous British playwright, representative of "good man" (The Good-Natur'd Man) and "stoops" (She Stoops to Conquer)
(Robert Adam Robert Adam )
The famous architect, University of Edinburgh (Old College) old school from his hand
Elizabeth Blackadder: Artist
Thomas Brown: the philosopher
Thomas Carlyle: commentators and historians
Robert Garioch: poet and translator
Margaret Iversen: art historian
Sorley Maclean: Gail. Poet
Keith Moxey: art historian
Peter Roget:the first Thesaurus
Dugald Stewart: the philosopher
Kerry Stewart: Artist
Richard Murphy: the famous architect
Robert Lorimer: the famous architect

University of Edinburgh Other areas

John Aikin: physician and writer
John Brown|: physician and writer
George Chalmers: antiquarian and political
 Reginald Johnston Reginald Johnston
writer
Henry Thomas Cockburn: judge
Daisy Donovan: actor, announcer
Ken Johnston (Reginald Fleming Johnston) China: the last emperor" Aixinjueluo PuYi The diplomats and teachers, author of "Confucianism and Buddhism", "modern Chinese China", "the Forbidden City" and other books
Ian Rankin: writer
Benjamin Constant, writer and politician
James Africanus Horton: the first college Africans in Britain
Allan Little:BBC correspondent
A.S. Neill: Educator
Gregory Neilson: the publishing house and the famous Rome Catholics
Mark O'Neil: philanthropist
George Newlands: theologian
Lord Playfair: Scientists and members of Congress
Stella Rimington: MI5 The former leader
Piers Sellers: Astronaut
Samuel Smiles: writer and reformer
Sandy Flockhart (Sandy Flockhart): a famous British banker, former executive director of the HSBC Group (HSBC), a bachelor's degree in law at the University of Edinburgh in 1973 (LLB)

University of Edinburgh Chinese Alumni

Ku "In the late Qing Dynasty: known as the genius", proficient in English, French and German, Latin, Greek, Malaya and other 9 languages, 13 PhD, is China Qing Dynasty in Western and eastern China, scientific language learning first
Overseas student The medical educator and the first batch of students studying abroad, Chinese, one of the first UK study western medicine and pH. D.in medicine Chinese, successfully carried out in 1860 China first embryo cut operation
Zhu Guangqian Chinese: famous contemporary esthetician, literary theorist, educator, translator, representative of "psychology of tragedy".
Maggie Cheung (Maggie Cheung): China famous film artist, The United Nations Children's Fund Chinese ambassador, 2007 "New York Times" On one of the 22 great world film actor, was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh in 2011
Zhong Leader: China famous medical experts, academicians, Chinese Academy of Engineering in 2003 China SARS, 2007 Ph.D. University of Edinburgh honor
Fanwenfei The world famous computer scientists, international famous expert database, Rse Academician、 The United States Computer Association Academician, the British University of Edinburgh School of information The chief Professor
Cheng One of the pioneers of Chinese: nuclear weapons research, planning, create a new field of research led the anti radiation technology of reinforcement, in 2013. The state supreme science and Technology Award In 1948, University of Edinburgh Ph.D.

University of Edinburgh Application information

University of Edinburgh Admission requirements

Undergraduate application conditions
Start time: September each year
Application deadline: June 30th each year
High school: GPA = 80
Language requirements: more than 6.5, more than 5.5 (the Faculty of science and Engineering College of Science & Humanities and Social Sciences)
More than 7, the more than 6.5 (medical or veterinary medicine)
Postgraduate
Start time: September each year
Application deadline: no fixed date, at least so far
GPA: = 85
Language requirements: more than 7, more than 6.5 of the

University of Edinburgh Service facilities

University of Edinburgh is the traditional student dormitory, and the facilities of the modern student apartments. Schools can ensure that all the freshmen can on campus. In addition, if students choose to live outside the campus, the school also can provide information about housing rental information. Provide the first year university campus accommodation for students. Nearly 5700 students live in the University dormitory. The first year of the new central air conditioning room. Is the 99% single rooms, 20% have their own bathroom.
Help service including health care institutions, advisory bodies, foreign student office and the international student center on the campus of University of Edinburgh institutions established by the international student center consists of more than and 150 kinds of students associations. University of Edinburgh graduates in many countries throughout the world have established the Alumni Association, regularly organize the party, and for the local students going to University of Edinburgh to provide all kinds of information about the life and study there, students have established Chinese student federation.

University of Edinburgh The cost of living

Application fee: about 23 pounds (UCAS)
Overseas students tuition: $13000-17000 (mainly as the subject.)
Living expenses: (about 150 pounds a week, including postage, telephone, laundry, etc.)

University of Edinburgh Grant

University of Edinburgh scholarship program
Scholarship Name: Bader Bursaries
Overview: the scholarship for the coming college of chemistry University of Edinburgh learning China Undergraduate Scholarships provided by the Dr Alfred and Isabel Bader Fund
Reward object: College of chemistry Chinese freshmen
Application conditions: 1 outstanding academic achievement 2 funding needs 3 has received University of Edinburgh admission notice 4 has a strong professional ability
The amount of reward / way: provide scholarships for living expenses, 2000 pounds / year
Reward number: 12
Application procedures: 1 fill in the "Bader Bursaries" for the 2 application materials will be sent to the office of the University of Edinburgh scholarship.
Application materials: 1 certification 2 university admission notice 3 that winning more important etc.
University of Edinburgh scholarship program 2
Name: Margaret Campbell Scott Scholarship scholarship
Overview: the scholarship for the coming physics University of Edinburgh best Chinese undergraduate learning, encourage them to better study in University of Edinburgh.
Reward object: the best physical college entrance scores of students
Application conditions: 1 outstanding academic achievement 2 has received University of Edinburgh admission notice
The amount of reward / way: provide scholarships for living expenses, 1000 pounds / year, two times the end
Reward number: 10
Application process: no need to apply for
Application materials: no application materials
University of Edinburgh scholarship program 3
Name: Ailie Donald Bursary scholarship
Summary: this scholarship for outstanding research studying English in University of Edinburgh students, encourage them to better study in University of Edinburgh.
Reward object: all graduate English
Application conditions: 1 outstanding academic achievement 2 has received University of Edinburgh admission notice (New)
The amount of reward / approach: to provide living expenses, 1500 pounds / year
The number of awards: TBD
The application steps: 1 in school Text Format (RTF) Rich download and fill in the table, 2 application materials will be mailed to the office of the University of Edinburgh scholarship.
Application materials: 1 in school Text (RTF) Format download the Rich form, and fill in the 2 application materials will be mailed to the office of the University of Edinburgh scholarship.
University of Edinburgh scholarship program 4
Name: College Postgraduate Research Studentships scholarship
Summary: this scholarship is awarded to obtain certain achievements in academic research and doctoral students, encourage them to better study in University of Edinburgh, and make more progress and breakthrough in the study.
Reward object: all graduate students and doctoral students
Application conditions: 1 outstanding academic achievement 2 has been studying at the University of Edinburgh in 3 with strong leadership skills with strong professional ability 4
The amount of reward / way: Scholarship including living expenses, tuition and other expenses, the amount depends on the specific circumstances
The number of awards: TBD
Application process: in the College of humanities, School of medicine, Faculty of science and engineering for details
Application materials: 1. The results prove 2 important proof of various awards
University of Edinburgh scholarship program 5
Name: The McLean Social Work scholarship Scholarship
Summary: this scholarship for outstanding performance in the social work practice of the students, encourage them to make greater efforts in social work.
Reward object: all students of University of Edinburgh
Application conditions: 1 in University of Edinburgh admission notice 2 strong social work ability
The amount of reward / way: scholarships for tuition waiver
The number of awards: TBD
For The McLean Social Work steps: fill in the application form Scholarship submitted to the school.
Application materials: 1 social work introduced 2 kinds of important award certificate
Other instructions: won the scholarship, can not get other scholarship