Stakeholder Relations

The Stakeholder Relations team manage the University’s engagement with politicians at local council level as well as with those in the Scottish Parliament and at Westminster.

The team also work with colleagues in Social Responsibility and Sustainability (SRS) to deliver the 32 commitments of the University’s Community Plan and manage interaction with members of the community in which we are situated.

The Gaelic Language Plan is also led by the team, working with colleagues across Schools, Colleges and Professional Services to promote and support the use of Gaelic.

A University of Edinburgh veterinary student, examines a resident's dog at the Dunedin Canmore hostel as part of a free vet drop in clinic.

Founded by the Town Council in 1583, the University is very proud to be the oldest civic foundation in the English-speaking world.

Pages of Gaelic poetry from the archive.

The Gaelic and Community Relations Officer, based within the team, works to raise the profile of Gaelic at the University and beyond, to create opportunities for its use.

Humza Yousaf and Peter Mathieson shaking hands.

The University works with local councillors, MSPs at Holyrood and MPs and Peers at Westminster in a number of ways.