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University and alumni news

University and alumni news

The iconic McEwan Hall, scene of graduations, exams and other unforgettable events for more than a century, is undergoing major redevelopment work.

Tackling crisis with confidence

Tackling crisis with confidence

As Greece’s political and economic turmoil continues, Giorgos Christides speaks to two fellow Greek alumni about their inspiring responses to their country’s crisis and the…

The community connection

The community connection

The University’s impact is often considered in an international context. Claire Simpson looks closer to home to explore the mutually beneficial relationship with the local…

No job too small

Rio, a miniature Shetland pony, was rushed to Edinburgh’s Equine Hospital for life-saving treatment as a newborn foal. His story is part of a vast…

Landmark: McEwan Hall

Landmark: McEwan Hall

Studying in the unique city of Edinburgh is an unforgettable experience. In each edition we share your memories of an iconic campus or city landmark…

The two of us

The two of us

Many a lasting relationship is forged during university days, and we love to share how you met your partner or best friend.

What you did next

What you did next

It’s not unusual for What You Did Next to feature an Edinburgh graduate who is a luminary in his or her field. But Alison Kinnaird…

Edinburgh experience

Edinburgh experience

Many graduates view their time at Edinburgh as the formative years of their  lives. We share a few of your experiences and updates.

History makers: nursing ambition

As Nursing Studies at Edinburgh marks 60 years of higher education leadership, we look back at some of the milestones and pioneers.

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Muted elegance

Muted elegance

More than 800 of the University’s unique collection of historical musical instruments will be on display in the restored St Cecilia’s Hall from late 2016.…

The last word

The last word

Dr Richard Weller, Senior Lecturer in Dermatology, has uncovered a mechanism by which sunlight appears to produce health benefits, potentially changing the advice given by…

Empowered by degrees

Empowered by degrees

Is there a typical mature student? Aileen Ballantyne speaks to fellow recent graduate Wendy Brooks, whose inspiring story perhaps runs contrary to stereotypes.

Billet

Billet

News, reports and papers from your General Council – of which all graduates are members.