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Former printer begins a career in nursing at 50.

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After being made redundant three times, once on Christmas Eve, former City & Guilds qualified printer, David Easton, was forced to rethink his career plans. A decade on, he has got a significant amount of...
Michelle Moreau on graduation day with a scroll and a tennis racquet

American graduate fell in love with the Meadows Tennis Club

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At a graduation ceremony at the Usher Hall earlier one of the graduates achieved an MSc in International Tourism Management. She won her place on the course in a Destination Edinburgh competition.Her video love...

Opinion – Increasing the speed limit won’t get traffic moving faster

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by Richard Llewellyn Lecturer in Transportation Engineering, Edinburgh Napier University PixabayRichard Llewellyn, Edinburgh Napier UniversityThe UK should raise its motorway speed limit for cars and vans to 80mph as a way of increasing national productivity, a...

The Fringe show that is literally rubbish…

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A good review is sought after by nearly all Edinburgh Festival Fringe performers but one Edinburgh Napier student wouldn’t take offence to someone describing her show as rubbish. Chloe Martina Salvi, a Lighting Design student from Edinburgh Napier’s School...

Honours Award for Curling’s Bruce Mouat

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Multiple curling champion collects 1st Class Honours.Bruce Mouat, on of the countries top curlers, revealed a second talent as he graduated on Friday with a First Class honours degree. The 23-year-old has racked up a...

Former Commando graduates with First Class BA (Honours) in Television

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A former Royal Marines Commando has driven a taxi for nine years to pay his way through university as he bids to become an established TV documentary maker.Edinburgh Napier mature student Matt Jones, 51, has...

Jim Haynes – The Father of Social Networking

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Unless you were there, it is hard to imagine what post- war Edinburgh was like in the early 1960s. A profoundly middle-class city, it was dominated by an almost unimaginable veneer of propriety and professional respectability  -...

Edinburgh Napier student calls for more to join Young Leaders’ programme

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Edinburgh Napier University student Benjamin Lang spoke at the 2018 Youth Climate Summit at the Glasgow Concert Hall last weekend, sharing the stage with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.Benjamin answered a call from the 2050 Climate...

Edinburgh Napier University Cyber Academy offer training against security threats

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A new centre at Edinburgh Napier University will offer companies a way of training staff to deal with crippling cyber attacks on websites.  Industry guests were shown how the SOCLAB centre at Edinburgh Napier’s Cyber...

More houses needed everywhere says Edinburgh Napier lecturer

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The world needs to build more than two billion new homes over the next 80 years ShutterstockSean Smith, Edinburgh Napier UniversityBy the end of this century, the world’s population will have increased by half –...

Comment – Jonathan Cowie of Edinburgh Napier University – Nationalisation of the railways

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Britain's railways were nationalised 70 years ago – let's not do it again No backtracking. Matt Buck, CC BY-SA Jonathan Cowie, Edinburgh Napier UniversityIt is 70 years since the era of public rail ownership began in Great...

Top £10,000 award scooped by Napier University Graduates

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Scottish EDGE competition rewards start-ups with roots in Edinburgh NapierTwo entrepreneurs whose start-up ideas were brought to life during their time with Edinburgh Napier have both scooped a top funding award. Edinburgh Napier graduates Sydney...

20/20 Productions Become Living Wage Employer

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20/20 Productions, the creative communication, event and digital production company, becomes one of over 200 Living Wage employers to be recognised in Edinburgh.75% of accredited Living Wage businesses report increased motivation and retention rates...

Student Secures Dream Job at Charitable Institution

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An Edinburgh student has landed himself his dream job after dazzling during a placement working with a famous charitable institution.Scott Binnie, a fourth year Marketing Management student at Edinburgh Napier University, initially undertook a...

Nursing Student Honoured for Outstanding Caring Skills

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A nursing student who honed his talents while working with prisoners and drug addicts has been honoured for his outstanding caring skills.Simon Hunter, 33, who graduated from Edinburgh Napier yesterday with a BN in...

Edinburgh Napier University awards Honorory Degree to Sales ‘Guru’

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Retail expert, Neil Rackham, awarded degree at Wednesday's Graduation CeremonyProfessor Rackham pioneered ‘consultative selling’ and has been a consultant to executives at more than 40 of the US Fortune 500 companies. He has worked...

Life, Death and Lilies

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Members of the public are being invited to place an illuminated lily in memory of a loved one as part of an exploration of death and bereavement.The project will see 1500 individual notes of...

Edinburgh Napier cycle raises funds for Macmillan

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A 24 hour indoor charity cycle raised £1100 for charity.Both staff and students at Edinburgh Napier University cycled their socks off for Macmillan Cancer Support for a whole 24 hours!The participants used the exercise...

World first for transatlantic real-time album recording

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The first notes have been played in a project that will see an album recorded by musicians at opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean - in real-time. In what is believed to be a world first, an academic...

Allan aiming high at World University Games

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Allan Smith is heading to Chinese Taipei to compete in the men’s high jump at the World University Games.The 24-year-old HND Fitness, Health and Exercise graduate from Edinburgh College was selected, along with 19...

Soapbox Science at The Mound this weekend

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Female researchers from across Scotland will take to their soapboxes on the Mound in Edinburgh city centre to share their passion for science on Saturday. (July 22)Soapbox Science  gives members of the public the...

At Edinburgh Napier – interactive information day for young people

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On 13 July 2017 Edinburgh Napier's Sighthill Campus will host a variety of educational bodies and third sector organisations who are all committed to finding positive destinations for all young people.CEECEF (Care Experienced, Estranged...

Cladding at Bainfield flats is ‘same as Grenfell Tower’

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The student flats at Bainfield Halls of Residence in Fountainbridge have been clad with the same type of flammable cladding as that on Grenfell Tower in London. The 24-storey tower block was devastated by...

Poetry through the periscope

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The voices of top European writers have been brought to Edinburgh Napier University’s Craiglockhart campus.They are available at the touch of a button on a bright yellow 180cm-high steel structure nicknamed a jukebox of...

Virtual Reality Travel around Scotland

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Experience Scotland from your armchairPeople across the world can now instantly walk through the prehistoric village of Skara Brae in Orkney, soar high over Edinburgh Castle like a bird, journey into the depths of...

Edinburgh Napier students win film awards

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Edinburgh Napier students Andrew Bilbie, Shannon Coll, Andrew Weir, Kirstin Macdougall and Alannah Beaton, made a Gaelic film which has now won two national awards.Gàidheal gu Luath was filmed at the Sighthill Campus and it won...

Edinburgh Napier gets major funding to teach digital skills

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 Edinburgh Napier's School of Computing has received funding of more than £1million from Skills Development Scotland (SDS).This will allow them to develop two new course which will be work-based in answer to demands from...

Napier investing £3m in timber technology

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Edinburgh Napier University will invest more than £3m over the next decade to speed up the development of timber technology. This will include highly energy efficient walls, whole roofs constructed off-site and new coating techniques...

Reindeer Land returns to Waverley Mall

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Waverley Mall will once again play host to the spectacular Reindeer Land, located on the Centre's roof.The attraction, which opens on 18 November 2016, features rides, food and games, as well as Santa and his...

Award-winning Ellen upskilled by being a mum!

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A midwifery student from Edinburgh Napier University believes her experiences as a new mum helped develop her award-winning caring skills.Ellen Pool received the Simon Pullin Award at her graduation ceremony last week.  The award was...

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