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Birthday Honours for Edinburgh alumni

Alumni in birthday honours 2020
Alumni contributions to foreign policy, medicine, the community response to Covid-19, and work with survivors of sexual abuse have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2020.

Things to share - November 2020

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What is it like to graduate in 2020?

Multi Story Edinburgh Podcast season one
We have all seen the headlines about cancelled internships, recruitment freezes and the prospect of a difficult and uncertain future - but these sweeping generalisations don't tell the whole story. What is it actually like to graduate during a global pandemic?

Things to share - October 2020

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Reminder: General Council Business Committee nominations

A view of Old College quad
Are you interested in becoming a member of the General Council Business Committee? It's your opportunity to learn more about the working of the University at a time of change, and to guide the programme for the General Council, the alumni body that contributes to its governance.

Join the Principal and have your say

Principal Peter Mathieson
The next General Council Half-Yearly Meeting will be a virtual affair on Saturday 6 February 2021, and will see Professor Peter Mathieson, Principal of the University, presenting his Annual Report.

Things to share - September 2020

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Giving voice to alumni in the University community: General Council Business Committee nominations

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The General Council, the official voice of the University's graduates, is seeking to elect five members to its business committee, offering graduates the chance to get involved in the work of the University.

Things to share - 26 August 2020

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50 years on: a trailblazing teacher and race relations pioneer

Saroj Lal wearing a green sari standing by railings on Forth Street
Moray House graduate Saroj Lal (1937-2020) broke ground as one of the first Asian teachers in Edinburgh and one of Scotland’s pioneering race relations activists and equality campaigners.

Things to share - 12 August 2020

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Prize reading: this year's James Tait Black Prizes

James Tait Black student readers June Lawrenson and Alice Rae
This year's prestigious James Tait Black Prizes will be held during the Edinburgh Book Festival's online programme - and alumni are invited to join. In anticipation of the event we spoke with two of the student readers who helped choose the nominees, and take a look at the shortlists.

Things to share - 29 July 2020

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You're invited to the Edinburgh Snap Reunion

Join the Edinburgh Snap Reunion - Photo of 2006 graduate Emily Cowall
Have you wanted to attend a class reunion but life, geography and logistics have always got in the way? Our Edinburgh Snap Reunion is for you!

Things to share - 15 July 2020

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Things to share - 10 June 2020

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Things to share - 27 May 2020

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The Edinburgh quiz round

Edinburgh view from the Crags with questions marks overlaid
Test your Edinburgh knowledge with these 10 questions. Perfect on your own or in a team - how many will you get right?

Things to share - 14 May 2020

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Location sleuth

Scrambled photo tiles with a question mark
You don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to be a location sleuth. Can you guess where these scrambled campus photos were taken?