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Edinburgh University Social Work Centenary

Social work at Edinburgh University will be 100 years old in 2018. What began at 16 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, on 8th January 1918, as the School of Social Studies and Training has become an internationally-recognised centre for excellence in  social work education and research. Over the years, it has contributed to the development of social work as a professional discipline at home and abroad, and it has provided the future leaders of social work practice, research and education at all levels, from undergraduate through to PhD and postqualifying studies.

There will be a number of events in 2018 to celebrate the centenary - exhibitions, seminars, and a conference. There will be research projects, journal articles and at least one book. But there will also be the opportunity to plan what social work education will look like in the future, in Edinburgh and beyond.

If you'd like to take part in the planning for the Centenary, to tell us your story of your connections with Edinburgh Uni or simply to take part when the time comes, then get in touch with us now. Please contact to find out more, or check out our new website here.

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