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So you want to join the Business Committee?

McEwan Hall from Dugald Stewart Building
As the General Council calls for nominations for the election of new members to its Business Committee, which acts as the direct voice for graduates in University-wide conversations and affairs, we asked current members to tell us just why graduates should put themselves forward for election.

10 things for October 2019

10 things you need to know October 2019
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

10 things for September 2019

10 things alumni september 2019
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

General Council launches committee nominations

McEwan Hall from Dugald Stewart Building
The official voice of the University's graduates is seeking members for its business committee, offering alumni the chance to get involved in the work of the University.

Sharing things – a new podcast for Edinburgh people

Sharing Things podcast
‘Sharing things’ is a new nine-part podcast that will explore Edinburgh people and what makes them tick. Taking the format of a conversation between two people – whether student, staff or graduate – each episode promises to provide humour, ideas, and the unexpected.

10 things for August 2019

10 things alumni august 2019
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

You design those things?

Golf course architect Agustín Pizá and one of his designs.
Golf course designer Agustín Pizá chats about blending his love of sport and architecture, finding the beauty in differences, and golf courses as functional sculptures.

10 things for July 2019

10 things alumni july 2019
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

Challenging racial injustices

Eric J Miller
Law graduate Eric J Miller on investigating race and the law, and his desire to expose and challenge racial injustice.

10 things for June 2019

10 things June 2019
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

2019 Queen's Birthday Honours for alumni and staff

A microplastics expert, a museum curator, an architect, a criminology professor and a science engager are among the graduates and staff named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019.

10 things for May 2019

10 things may 19
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

A few of your favourite things

Edith Piaf
We love lists, so we have been asking alumni to tell us their favourite things about being a student at Edinburgh. The submissions have been varied, humorous and nostalgic, and offer a nice insight into the life of Edinburgh students over the past few decades.

Sharing the wonders of beekeeping

Members of the public wearing bee suits visit the Easter Bush Campus Apiary
Honey bees colonies at the Easter Bush Campus Apiary have delighted young visitors thanks to an alumni-funded grant.

10 things for April 2019

10 things alumni april 19
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

Student writer quizzes alumna

Arusa Qureshi
Siddharthiya Pillay is a current student in the School of Social and Political Science, and she won this year's Cultural and Creative Careers Festival journalism competition. Part of her prize was a chance to work-shadow Arusa Qureshi - Editor of The List and an Edinburgh graduate of English Literature - and to interview her for Enlightened. Here's what she found out about life as an arts editor.

Alumni to explore African links

General Council Africa event 2019
In June, the General Council will host a special event to mark the University's connections to the African continent - past, present and future.

10 things for March 2019

This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

10 things for February 2019

10 things know you need to know; February 2019
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

Share your words

Introduce us to a word in your language (other than English) and help us showcase the linguistic diversity of our alumni. It could even appear in the next Edit magazine.