Edinburgh manages to celebrate its vibrant history while embracing all thats contemporary thanks to its 12 major festivals and numerous cinemas, theatres and arts venues. And if you want to stretch your legs, Glasgow is less than 50 minutes away and youre only ever a couple of hours from the stunning Scottish Highlands and Islands, making the city a perfect base for exploring the country.
They are committed to ensuring their academic portfolio meets the needs of learners, employers and the economy. The focus is on education and research directly relevant to enabling the graduates to secure and prosper in employment and that supports sustainable economic growth in Scotland and in other countries.Edinburgh Napier is the only UK Higher Education Institution to offer a programme, titled Confident Futures, which develops employability skills sought by employers. Edinburgh Napiers Employer Mentoring Programme, part of the Towards a Confident Future project, was awarded Mentoring Project of the Year at the Scottish Mentoring Network conference 2011.
Within Edinburgh Napier their research spans the full range of academic subjects and vocational fields covered by the university.An overview of current school research as well as specific research groups and projects can be found in each of the University’s six schools:
Work placements give you real, practical experience to support your academic learning, and an opportunity to develop your skills and confidence, boosting your employability. Placements are built into many of our courses – details of placements are on the course entry page.
The two main options for those who need a place to live in Edinburgh are University accommodation or a property in the private sector. You will find that they cater for a range of budgets. You can meet new Uni friends in our own Edinburgh Napier accommodation, rent a flat from a private landlord or go for luxury and rent a high-spec student flat from a private company.
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Edinburgh Napier University is proud to be investing £100m to provide some of the very best teaching and learning facilities in Scotland. The campuses range from the small and intimate to the grand and spectacular. Wherever your study is based, youll have access to all our support services and facilities.The three main campuses are Craiglockhart, Merchiston and Sighthill. Recently extended and improved, Craiglockhart campus houses the whole of the Business School. The Merchiston campus is the base for the Faculty of Engineering, Computing & the Built Environment, while Sighthill is the new £60m campus, the Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences call home.
At the School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Care, we have a 1,000 sq m Simulation and Clinical Skills Centre and a High Dependency Unit (HDU) simulator suite which replicates an intensive care treatment area.
They also have Biomed labs with confocal microscope, histology suite and real-time PCR suite and the capacity to work with anaerobic micro-organisms on our Biotech programmes.
Edinburgh Napier Students’ Association (ENSA) is your students’ union, and all Edinburgh Napier University students, part time or full time, are members of it. ENSA provides a variety of services for students, such as the independent, confidential and free ENSA Advice service, Team Napier (sports and societies), volunteering opportunities, events and entertainment, campaigns and representation.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.