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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?

Things to share - April 2020

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

Podcast perspective

Sharing things, the podcast, returns for season two with seven new candid conversations between University of Edinburgh people.

Cancellation of the General Council Half-Yearly Meeting

A view of Old College quad
In response to the rapidly evolving impact of Covid-19 and with the health and safety of our staff, students and visitors in mind, we have taken the disappointing decision to cancel the next scheduled meeting of the General Council on Saturday 13 June 2020.

10 things for February 2020

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

LGBTQ at Edinburgh in the 1980s and beyond

Anson Mackay in 1987 and 2019 with the pride flag colours along the bottom
Climate change researcher Professor Anson Mackay on being an LGBTQ student at Edinburgh in the 1980s and advocating for inclusivity in science and academia today.

10 things for January 2020

10 things alumni january 2020
This month's essential news, events and opportunities for alumni.

New Year Honours for Edinburgh alumni and staff

Contributions to food security and bioscience for health, education and equality, fire safety and more have been recognised in the New Year Honours list 2020.

Robots and review at General Council event

The General Council's next half-yearly meeting and lunch takes place on Saturday 1 February 2020, and will include the Principal's annual report plus a chance for members to experience robotics at the University.