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Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
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$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
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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 ... Read more

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    Pros

    Fantastic, helpful faculty. Great modern facilities. Very open, always lots of seminars, workshops, and other events. I learned a lot, really a great place to intern.

    Cons

    None really, I suppose Edinburgh isn't the biggest of cities, but it has enough of everything I'd say.

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University of Edinburgh Interviews

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    Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Edinburgh (Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)).

    Interview

    Invited for interview a week after online application. Interviewed by a panel of scientists.
    Asked to present a 10 minute presentation about previous research. 30 minute interview followed by 10 minute lab tour. Wasn't introduced to the rest of the group.

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University of Edinburgh Awards & Accolades

  • Top 20 University, QS World Rankings, 2016
  • Athena Swan (Gold), Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), 2015
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