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  2. University of Edinburgh Medical School - Wikipedia

    The Edinburgh Model was a model of medical teaching developed by the University of Edinburgh in the 18th century and widely emulated around the world including at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine and the McGill University Faculty of Medicine. It was a two-tiered education model, revolutionary and well suited to the ...

  3. Edinburgh Napier University - Wikipedia

    Edinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland. Napier Technical College , the predecessor of the university, was founded in 1964, taking its name from 16th-century Scottish mathematician and philosopher John Napier .

  4. New College, Edinburgh - Wikipedia,_Edinburgh

    New College is situated on The Mound in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town. New College originally opened its doors in 1846 as a college of the Free Church of Scotland, later of the United Free Church of Scotland, and since 1935 has been the home of the School of Divinity (formerly the Faculty of Divinity) of the University of Edinburgh.

  5. Edinburgh - Wikipedia

    There are three universities in Edinburgh: the University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University and Edinburgh Napier University. Established by royal charter in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of Scotland's ancient universities and is the fourth oldest in the country after St Andrews, Glasgow and Aberdeen.

  6. University Challenge 2021–22 - Wikipedia–22

    University of Edinburgh: 160 125: University of Leicester: 285 20 December 2021 University of Winchester: 95: 130 University of Bradford: 225 21 December 2021 University of Bristol: 95: 125: King's College, Cambridge: 220 22 December 2021 London School of Economics: 75: 130 Hertford College, Oxford: 205 23 December 2021 Corpus Christi College ...

  7. University - Wikipedia

    The modern university is generally regarded as a formal institution that has its origin in the Medieval Christian tradition.. European higher education took place for hundreds of years in cathedral schools or monastic schools (scholae monasticae), in which monks and nuns taught classes; evidence of these immediate forerunners of the later university at many places dates back to the 6th century.

  8. The Diagnostic Society of Edinburgh - Wikipedia

    The Diagnostic Society of Edinburgh is a debating society in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Diagnostic Society was founded in 1816 and subsequently absorbed the Dialectic Society established in 1787 from which it takes its foundation date. It claims to be the oldest society in Edinburgh and also the oldest debating society in the UK.

  9. Out of the Blue (British band) - Wikipedia

    Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Out of the Blue has performed a 50-minute show annually at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe since 2004. Until 2009 the group performed in the then-largest theatre available at C Venues's main building on Chambers Street (C -1) and was given four consecutive Fringe Sell-Out Awards from 2006 to 2009.