Welcome to the Festival of Creative Learning, a year-long series of events exploring creative learning and innovation at the University of Edinburgh, culminating in a curated week of events each February. 

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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!

Poets and Filmmakers: from Page to Screen

Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 16:34

In the following article, poets Stav Poleg (Magma) and Jennifer Williams (University of Edinburgh) introduce the collaboration of Magma Poetry with the University of Edinburgh and the Festival of Creative Learning. What better place and time to contemplate a collaboration? It was the peak of the Edinburgh festival season. We met for a coffee at Dovecot Studios, discussing ways … Continue reading Poets and Filmmakers: from Page to Screen

Transformational Learning about Disability Rights at the Festival of Creative Learning

Wednesday, 11 July, 2018 - 15:16

Two students at the University of Edinburgh share their experiences of participating in a Disability Research Edinburgh network event at the Festival of Creative Learning. Jinghua Qian and Yu Fang are from China. They are post-graduate students at the University of Edinburgh, one in education and the other in social science, and they met at this … Continue reading Transformational Learning about Disability Rights at the Festival of Creative Learning

Creative Learning in Anatomy

Thursday, 7 June, 2018 - 09:00

I am a Teaching Fellow in Anatomy and a freelance Medical Illustrator with a passion for the enhancement of anatomy education through the use of art and technology. Anatomy is a visual subject; one which students must be hands-on with to allow for them to understand the three-dimensional composition of the body. The use of … Continue reading Creative Learning in Anatomy

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