Alumni Services


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We have been publishing alumni profiles on the website since August 2012. Read about graduates from all aspects of life and their experiences at the University.

April 2021

Chioma Ezegwu
With our open days for prospective online learners scheduled for 26 and 27 May, we hear from four recent graduates who studied for their postgraduate degrees from their homes around the world.

March 2021

Niels Peters Williams
Themes of travel, society, healthcare and changing paths come through in this month's selection of alumni stories.

February 2021

John Davison
This month's profiled alumni come from various backgrounds and fields but they all share a desire to contribute to their communities, from news reporting in war-torn zones to inspiring the next generation of scientists in the Caribbean.

January 2021

Yuanyuan Li
Stories about changing career paths, finding work during the pandemic, and memories of fieldwork emerge from our featured alumni this month.

November 2020

Fadwa Affara
Stories about football, nursing, speech technology, teaching and the United Nations emerge from our featured alumni this month.

September 2020

Charlotte Horler
A wine educator, a retired surgeon, an environmental entrepreneur and graduates working in finance and business make up our featured profiles this month.

July 2020

Prince Chakanyuka
Graduates with expertise in public health, clinical psychology, social enterprises and the works of John Milton share their stories.

June 2020

Kodira Kushalapa outside the Ashworth Laboratories in 2019
Graduates in India, Australia, the United States and Germany tell of their passion for forest conservation, sustainable winegrowing and technologies, public service and poetry.

May 2020

Kirsty Dick in Antarctica
We hear from a filmmaker who specialised in World War II series, a former resident of Antarctica and a semi-retired graduate who's led a multi-faceted career.

April 2020

Ian LeBruce and his dog in Holyrood Park with the Crags in the background.
From historical sword fighting and corneal transplant procedures to the life of Thomas De Quincey and more, our featured alumni this month posses an eclectic range of knowledge.