Wonderful resources at your disposal, allowing you to progress your training and research. This is notable if you aspire towards becoming a lecturer or teacher, or aspire to a role managing other people. This provides a good base for future career roles within the education sector.
The teaching styles can be very niche, and they aren't always beneficial for the students. The effect of this on the teachers is that you can often feel a bit useless and under appreciated.
Management have been known on occasion to not give the salary you deserve.
The University’s mission is the creation, dissemination and curation of knowledge. As a world-leading centre of academic excellence we aim to: Enhance our position as one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities and to measure our performance against the highest international standards. Provide the highest quality learning and teaching environment for the greater wellbeing of our students. Produce graduates fully equipped to achieve the highest personal and professional standards. Make a significant, sustainable and socially responsible contribution to Scotland, the UK and the world, promoting health and economic and cultural wellbeing. As a great civic university, Edinburgh especially values its intellectual and economic relationship with the Scottish community that forms its base and provides the foundation from which it will continue to look to the widest international horizons, enriching both itself and Scotland.