Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh Napier University delivers the skills and experience that matter. It combines professional know-how with an academic approach and work-related learning to help its students succeed beyond university. Meanwhile, its research shapes the world around us, improving lives in Scotland and across the globe.
Located within Scotland’s beautiful capital city, the University operates across three campuses that are home to six specialist schools; The Business School at Craiglockhart, School of Arts & Creative Industries, School of Computing and School of Engineering & the Built Environment at Merchiston and School of Applied Sciences and School of Health & Social Care at Sighthill.
The University plays host to over 19,500 students from more than 130 countries, with 13,500 of those studying on campus within Edinburgh and 6,000 studying at partner universities both worldwide and online. It also has a growing community of 120,000 alumni in 183 countries.
Adding value to its students’ learning is at the heart of the University and it ranks number one in the UK for nurturing student talent in The Guardian University Guide 2017. The same guide also saw a number of its industry-accredited tourism courses feature as top in Scotland and top 10 in the UK, with the University also ranking first in Scotland for Design and Crafts.
Through its Strategy 2020:Building Success, the University holds a vision to be an enterprising and innovative community, renowned internationally, with an unrivalled student learning experience. This goal will underpin its activity for the next four years as it looks to enhance the quality of education and research it delivers.
Edinburgh Napier embraces a positive attitude towards the promotion of equality and diversity and takes pride in its efforts to create a working, educational and social atmosphere which is inclusive of everyone, regardless of ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.
The University is a great believer in the social model of disability and constantly strives to remove barriers wherever identified, as well as positively promoting an inclusive approach for all its students (and staff). Its Disability & Inclusion Team is a dedicated resource committed to providing current and potential students with a range of support designed to ensure that disabled students have the same quality of experience as other students.
Edinburgh Napier is also registered as a ‘Disability Confident’ employer with a view to endorsing the message that as an organisation it is positive about employing disabled people. For more information please visit our website at www.napier.ac.uk or visit our dedicated equality and diversity pages at www.napier.ac.uk/diversity