The University of Edinburgh was granted its charter in 1582 and opened its doors to its first class of students in October 1583. As a truly global university, rooted in Scotland's capital, we make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to the world. Our mission is to discover, develop and share knowledge. As a centre of academic excellence we aim to:
- provide the highest-quality research-led teaching and learning;
- challenge the boundaries of knowledge, research and disciplines;
- enable our graduates and staff to be exceptional individuals equipped to address global challenges;
- promote good health, economic growth, cultural understanding and social well-being.
This report is in relation to the University of Edinburgh 'Endowment and Investment Fund' which contains both endowment and treasury money (previously the Endowment Fund). For benchmarking and comparison purposes we have classified this fund as 'Endowment' within the PRI reporting.
For detailed information about the University visit www.ed.ac.uk and for information on its investments see: http://www.ed.ac.uk/finance/about/sections/financial-accounting/investment