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    Pros

    Great benefits for employees including time off and discounts off university courses

    Cons

    Pay has not increased significantly over the past few years

University of Edinburgh Interviews

Updated Nov 22, 2014

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    Very easy, just talked about future projects and had an interest. In informatics so funding was quick to get and caused no problems. Supervisor had already got funding from EU body, as is usual, so it's quick to be accepted. If anything there was too little evaluation prior to getting the position, there were too few candidates for them to be picky. 2:1 mandatory, but can go straight from undergrad.

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Website www.ed.ac.uk
Headquarters Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

The University of Edinburgh is the largest institution of higher learning in Scotland, serving more than 26,000 students. Its four colleges -- Art, Humanities and Social Science, Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and Science and Engineering -- offer more than 350 degree programs and have a staff of some 10,000 members. The university has been ranked as one of the top institutions in Europe. It is also known for its research, and ranks highly among the UK's top research-led universities. The University of Edinburgh, established in 1583, is one of the ancient universities of... More

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