About us
'What's the University for?' is a project led by the Chaplaincy at the University of Edinburgh. It was founded in 2012 to help us explore the vision, purpose and future of the University.

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Previous events and workshops include:
'What's the University For?'
'Why are we here?'
'On Being a Global University'
'Can the University afford to have values?'
'Creating a University'
'The Humane University'
'Conversations Towards a Compassionate University'
'The Personal Politics of Climate Change'.
Current projects:

1. fostering a culture of compassion within the University

2. exploring the role of the UoE as a Global University, in addressing current global challenges.
Our collaborators include IAD, EUSA, SRS, SRA, VPs, General Council, the Global Academies, Gather Festival, Cities that Listen, Thin|Silence, and JustFestival.
Contact us
Email: wtuf@ed.ac.uk
Phone: 0131 650 2596
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