Help at hand
Being part of such a large and international community means that you have the opportunity to get support and advice from people of all different backgrounds and experience. The one thing you all have in common - the University of Edinburgh. Whether you're looking for some sound careers tips, to make new social connections, or want to kickstart a business idea, the Edinburgh alumni community is here for you.
As you look to the future, you may need some inside information on how to start out on a particular career, be looking to move to another part of the world, or want to speak to someone with particular skills or experience.
You can find friendly people on Platform One, ready and willing to help you, to answer your questions and share their experiences with you.
Joining Platform One is straightforward. You can start by clicking this link:
Once on, you can browse, search and approach people with your questions. They’ll be happy to help.We also know that it can be difficult to find time to take advantage of a new online network, and to know how to find the right people, and how to make the first approach. If that’s you, then there is help at hand. The Platform One team is available to guide you through making the most of your membership and finding someone relevant to connect with.
To request help, simply fill out the form here:
Help at hand - making your first connection (form requiring login)
Graduates get full access to the Careers Service for two years after graduation, including access to graduate job advertisements and help with applications. The service also supports your professional development and a range of continuing education opportunites, from free MOOCs (online courses) to on-campus short courses and executive education.
If you have graduated from the University of Edinburgh in the last two years, you’re eligible to receive free support and advice from Edinburgh Innovations, including one-to-one appointments with a business adviser, and specialist workshops.