Welcome to the Festival of Creative Learning, a year-long series of events exploring creative learning and innovation at the University of Edinburgh. Please explore our website and blog to learn about the Festival and our activities and resources.

Click here to explore past Festival events and to book onto events, when available, throughout the year.

FCL Events

We are in the process of planning our next events and will share them with you here as soon as they are available to book. Thanks for your interest and in the meantime please explore the rest of our website!

Collective Sounds of Happy Places

Wednesday, 9 September, 2020 - 11:22

When I was 10 I traveled to India, and I was mesmerised by the vibrant assembly of street sounds. Bright flashes of jiggling chimes coming from the women’s anklets, swishing sounds of women’s colourful Saris floating after them, and the jolly sounds of monkeys jumping and playfully hanging from buildings. Rickshaws horns, loud discussions and …

Harmonic Function

Thursday, 9 April, 2020 - 13:53

On the 5th March 2020, EASTBIO first-year PhD student Eddie Martin organised a concert with a difference. The performers? Researchers in the fields of Biological Sciences and/or Music. Their instruments? Computer programming languages. The audience? Enjoying a healthy mix of inspiration, entertainment, and bemusement. This event welcomed all to the diverse and overlapping worlds of …

Students as Change Agents

Monday, 6 April, 2020 - 11:34

This programme brought out the best in me and gave me the opportunity to work with teams from diverse backgrounds. In addition, I had the chance to sharpen my critical thinking skills and presentation skills Students as Change Agents participant – February 2020 Created by the Careers Service and the Data Driven Innovation Programme Office, …

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