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The Varsity o Edinburgh (Inglis: University of Edinburgh, Gaelic: Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann), foondit in 1582,[4] is a kenspeckle centre for teachin an resairch in Edinburgh, Scotland. It wis the saxt varsity tae be estaiblished in the Breetish Isles, makkin it ane o the auncient varsities o Scotland. The varsity is amangst the lairgest an maist presteegious in the Unitit Kinrick an the warld an aw.[5][6][7][8][9]

The Varsity o Edinburgh
Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann
Laitin: Universitas Academica Edinburgensis
Teep Public varsity/Auncient varsity
Established 1582
Endowment £392.1 million (as o 31 Julie 2017)[1]
Budget £905.8 million (2016-17)[1]
Chancellor Princess Anne
Rector Ann Henderson
Principal Peter Mathieson
Academic staff
4152 FTE [2]
Admeenistrative staff
5188 FTE [2]
Students 36,491 (2016/17)[3]
Unnergraduates 23,301[3]
Postgraduates 13,190[3]
Location Edinburgh, Scotland, UK 55°56′50.6″N 3°11′13.9″W / 55.947389°N 3.187194°W / 55.947389; -3.187194Coordinates: 55°56′50.6″N 3°11′13.9″W / 55.947389°N 3.187194°W / 55.947389; -3.187194
Campus Urban
Colours
Affiliations Russell Group
Coimbra Group
LERU
Universitas 21
EUA
Varsities UK
Varsities Scotland
Wabsteid www.ed.ac.uk

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