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  • CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception

    CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception

    26 February 2014 - The U.S. Consulate GeneralEdinburgh hosted the Saltire Foundation to celebrate the Saltire Fellows, bringing together leaders and future leaders from the public, private and third sectors.

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    Earth Day 2014

    22 April 2014 - Today is Earth Day, the annual U.S. celebration of the environment and a time to assess the work still needed to protect the natural gifts of our planet.

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  • Damien Jurado performing at Winfield House, the official residence of  U.S. Ambassador Barzun (Embassy photo)

    Winfield House Sessions: Damien Jurado

    Artist Damien Jurado performed an intimate set at U.S. Ambassador Barzun's residence Winfield House on 4th March 2014. The Winfield House Sessions will be a series of informal concerts to celebrate British-American musical synergy.

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  • Sutton Trust U.S. Programme students shared with Amb. Barzun their experience visiting American universities this summer.  Good luck to this talented group in the applications process this fall. (Consulate-General photo)

    Ambassador Barzun visits Edinburgh

    29 October 2013 - Sutton Trust U.S. Programme students shared with Ambassador Barzun their experience visiting American universities this summer. Good luck to this talented group in the applications process this fall.

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    The U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh

    The U.S. Consulate General Edinburgh provides non-emergency services by appointment only. If you require an emergency service please call 0131 556 8315 and select option 8.

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  • Worldwide Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs
    Worldwide Caution from the Bureau of Consular Affairs

    10 April 2014 - The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Full text on State.gov »

  • CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception
    CG Edinburgh Hosts Saltire Fellows’ Reception

    On February 25 2014, the U.S. Consulate General in Edinburgh held a reception to celebrate the return to Scotland of the 2013 Saltire Fellows. The Saltire Fellows program is focused on exposing young Scottish entrepreneurs to leadership training, including 13 weeks at the top-ranked Babson College.   Read more about the Saltire Foundation  »

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    Consulate General Edinburgh E-newsletter

    Through this Newsletter we aim to keep you up to date with news and events which may affect Americans and notify you of events of interest in Scotland.  Read the newsletter  »

  • U.S. Academic Prof. Olsmted
    Professor Kathryn Olmsted Visits Edinburgh

    03 December 2013 Distinguished U.S. Academic Prof. Olsmted spoke to audiences at Boroughmuir High School and the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 

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    Renewable Energy in Scotland

    05 December 2013 - Our Science Officer reports from a visit to Edinburgh and Scotland's potential for renewable energy.   »

  • Photos of Ambassador Barzun presenting his credentials are on Flickr
    Ambassador Barzun presents Credentials

    04 December 2013 - Photos from Ambassador Barzun's credentialing ceremony are now live on Flickr!   View photos »

  • USA College Day 2013 and the UK Fulbright Commission
    USA College Day 2013

    20 September 2013 - The largest U.S. university fair in the UK. At College Day students will have the opportunity to speak with over 150 exhibitors representing U.S. universities and educational service providers.   Read more »

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