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Our promo video is released 21.03.2021

After months of preparation and work lead by Senior Marketing Manager, Katie, our promo video was released this week! The video highlights Edinburgh statistics, making clear the importance of integrating international students in the city.

Special thanks go to the brilliant Tom Little for composing the soundtrack for the video (check out more of his work at and also to Sarah Leung for filming some outstanding scenes in Edinburgh.

Welcome to our new Team Members 10.02.2021

We would like to welcome our new team members to One Edinburgh! This talented group of students will work with our existing teams, as well as with the new Finance Team, to ensure that our mission continues progressing.

Joanna & Patricia join the Marketing Team

Lewis & Jim join the Operations Team

Andrew, Saria, Lizzi & Paula join the Strategy Team

Dubem heads the new Finance Team

Scottish International Week 2020 01.10.2020

On the 1st of October 2020, One Edinburgh was invited to attend Scottish International Week 2020 to discuss "Building Relationships with International Students for Business". 

Thank you to Ameer Ibrahim, Michelle Santoso, Marco Garcia (on the One Edinburgh side), as well as Russell Dalgleish (Chairman SBN) and Jamie McGowan. Click on this link to view the talk:

Our Chairman speaks with EUTV 26.09.2020

On the 26th of September 2020, Max Browning was interviewed by Edinburgh University Student Television (EUTV)'s lifestyle producer, Lizzy Laycock. Max gave an overview of how One Edinburgh got started, as well as the three core focuses going forward: integrating student communities, creating a network of student leader, and working with the City of Edinburgh.

The Lord Provost of Edinburgh announces the City's continued support 14.07.2020

The Lord Provost of Edinburgh, Councillor Frank Ross, has sent a message of continued support for One Edinburgh. He highlights the importance of being an Edinburgh-wide initiative, inclusive and open to working with groups across the City. With the Lord Provost's support, as well as the City Council's, the Initiative moves closer to realising its goals.

One Edinburgh holds its first communications strategy 03.07.2020

On the 3rd of July, our Chairman, Max Browning, convened the first communications strategy meeting with the Edinburgh University Chinese Students & Scholars Association, the University of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh University Students' Association, and Edinburgh Global. The discussion was centered around optimising the use of WeChat in order to make communications more inclusive.

The meeting minutes are now available in STRATEGY.

Peter Mathieson, Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh sends message of support 18.06.2020

Professor Peter Mathieson, Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh spoke at the inaugural meeting of One Edinburgh in February 2020. Today his message is clear: One Edinburgh is going to be more important than ever before in helping to create a positive post-Covid19 society!

Interview with Dame Barbara Woodward, the British Ambassador to China 19.05.2020

On the 19th of May 2020, our Chairman, Max Browning, interviewed the United Kingdom's Ambassador to China. Topics of discussion included people-to-people relations, the future of the UK's relationship with China, and issues surrounding COVID19.

Dame Barbara has kindly offered to speak to us when she is next in Edinburgh.

Official Website Launched 02.04.2020

On the 2nd of April 2020, the official One Edinburgh Website was launched, providing participants the opportunity to share updates, as well as view latest developments and new members. All members of the Initiative are now able to sign up and view restricted information through One Edinburgh Strategy

Inaugural Meeting 25.02.2020

On the 25th of February 2020, the inaugural meeting of One Edinburgh was held in Old College's Elder Room. Max Browning, Chairman of One Edinburgh, presided over proceedings, which included introductions by new partners, as well as discussion surrounding strategic objectives and action points. The Initiative welcomed guests of honour, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh, the Lord Provost of Edinburgh, and the Consul General of the People's Republic of China. A positive and enthusiastic atmosphere prevailed throughout the meeting.