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Top 10 Reasons University Of Edinburgh Teachers Are Awesome

Last year over 2,500 University of Edinburgh students nominated their teaching heroes in the UK's longest running Teaching Awards. With nominations open now for this year's awards, here’s a reminder of some of the reasons you nominated last year…

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1. Best Student Who Tutors – School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

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"Even when I show up with absolutely no understanding of the tutorial work we've been assigned her teaching somehow makes it all make sense!"

2. Best Student Who Tutors – School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

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"He cares about your understanding, not only about answering the question."

3. Best Support Staff – Business School

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"She is a hardworking and supportive member of the School, always there for students no matter their problems and always calm and organised."

4. Best Student Who Tutors - School of Informatics

“Due to his availability to answer questions and his work on the automated coursework system, more than 70% of the students got excellent marks.”
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“Due to his availability to answer questions and his work on the automated coursework system, more than 70% of the students got excellent marks.”

5. Best Support Staff - Edinburgh College of Art

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“She deserves a nomination because she is the modest hero of our department!”

6. Best Support Staff - School of Health in Social Science

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“She handles all that we throw at her with such cheer and enthusiasm that it would be terrible to not recognise all that she does on a daily basis in a great way such as this.”

7. Best Overall Teacher - School of Engineering

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“If all lectures were like his, we really wouldn't have to worry about attendance!”

8. Best Student Who Tutors - School of Law

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“He was an exciting tutor as we had full on discussions rather than just answering the questions, he would allow us to go deeper and analyse every aspect of the subject.”

9. Best Support Staff - School of Chemistry

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“Without his patience and expertise my PhD. would be far more difficult than it has been.”

Nominate for the 2017 Teaching Awards at eusa.ed.ac.uk/teachingawards!

10. Best course – Veterinary Pathology

"Best teachers. Give excellent lectures with great notes and power points. Are great answering questions and take the time to make sure you understand."

"Best teachers. Give excellent lectures with great notes and power points. Are great answering questions and take the time to make sure you understand."

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