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.

Un-doing as Contemporary Practice

Thu 21st Nov 19

Edinburgh College of Art The Fire Station 76-78 Lauriston Place Edinburgh EH3 9DE

'Un-doing as Contemporary Practice' is an event exploring the implications, processes, and possibilities of 'un-doing' within practice.

Taking place within the unique location of the Fire Station at Edinburgh College...

Staying Afloat

Thursday, 31 October, 2019 - 11:45

2019 Festival of Creative Learning: Staying Afloat: Anxiety and the Winding Way to Peace of Mind by Daphne Loads You may have noticed some colourful ducks in Levels café earlier in the month. They were making a guest appearance as part of “Staying Afloat: Anxiety and The Winding Way to Peace of Mind” on Wednesday …

Cooking with Science: 50 shades of textures

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 - 14:08

2019 Festival of Creative Learning: Cooking with Science: 50 shades of textures by Konstantinos Bantounos What a week it was! Raising eyebrows by running around campus with hand blenders and random kitchen stuff. I think I made almost 10 kg of ice cream in total (among other things). But thankfully I had help with my …

Bringing an Interactive Physical Workshop into a Synchronous Digital Space

Thursday, 10 October, 2019 - 14:20

Find Your Startup Idea Workshop: Blackboard Collaborate, 2019 Festival of Creative Learning By Robert Pembleton, Enterprise Officer at Edinburgh Innovations My job is endlessly rewarding. I have the privilege of working with University students who are looking to become entrepreneurs, often bringing to the table some really exciting, innovative, and delightfully preposterous ideas. Sometimes, however, …

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