From an ecology researcher in New Zealand to an art expert, this month's profiles show how an Edinburgh education can lead to a specialist career.
English-born Michael Clout says Scotland changed his life. Today he researches ecology in New Zealand.
Although originally English, I have a Scottish wife, a Scottish daughter and a Scottish degree. Edinburgh changed my life in many ways.
History of Art graduate Matilda Mitchell has enjoyed a varied career in the arts sector, which saw her bring paintings into the corridors of hospitals.
Find out everything you can in as many directions as possible, for never again will you be so free to do this without getting into trouble.
Dr Obioma Oparah
Obioma's PhD studies in Political Science at the University helped shape an illustrious career in the Nigerian Foreign Service.
The University of Edinburgh always has an aura of being a great centre of academic excellence.
Yann Tessier was already 15 years into his career in drug safety before he enrolled on an online masters at Edinburgh. That decision proved invaluable to his career progression.
The half-life of knowledge is around two years, so prepare to train in a life-long manner!
Imogen quickly found a job in London after graduation, but after realising that office life was not for her, she has now chosen a new path – teaching.
Believe that things will work out for the best and they most likely will.
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