Edinburgh Napier University (UK)

Type: Public University

Founded: 1964

Website: https://www.napier.ac.uk/

Ranking: #1 Modern University in Scotland

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. The technical college was inaugurated as a university in 1992 by Lord Douglas-Hamilton, becoming Napier University. In 2009, the university was renamed Edinburgh Napier University. The university is based around its three main Edinburgh campuses: Merchiston, Craiglockhart and Sighthill. It has over 19,500 students, including those on-campus in Scotland and others studying on transnational programmes abroad and online. In 2018 this included nearly 9,500 international and EU students, from more than 140 nations worldwide. Highlights: --We are the number one university in Edinburgh for student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2020 & 2021) --We are ranked the number one university in the UK for Film Production & Photography and the number one modern university in the UK for  Music, Art & Design, Film & Media Studies and English. --95.7% of our undergraduate students and 96.7% of our postgraduate students are in work or further study 15 months after graduation --We have supported more than 500 student start-up companies and a report by Biggar Economics named us the most successful university in Scotland for graduate enterprise and start-ups.  --According to the REF 2021, we are the top Scottish modern university for both research power and research impact, with more than two-thirds of our research assessed as internationally excellent or world leading.
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Sighthill Court Edinburgh Scotland EH11 4BN United Kingdom