Alumni Services

January 2017

Our first set of profiles for 2017 includes a rally-driving Professor, a fiction writer and an arts graduate who founded a non-profit group to help Colombian orphans.

Jane Bachner-King

Jane Bachnet-King

Arts graduate Jane Bachner-King remembers the sights and smells of Edinburgh and explains how she is helping save Columbian orphans' lives one stitch at a time with vocational training through machine knitting.

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Edinburgh is a magical city that draws us back time and time again.

Jane Bachner-King

Professor Margitta B Beil-Hildebrand

Professor Margitta B Beil-Hildebrand

Classic Porsche rally car driver and Professor of healthcare policy Margitta B Beil-Hildebrand reminisces about her time in Edinburgh and thanks her PhD fellows for their support.

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There are so many good memories and there is no doubt that studying at the University of Edinburgh helped me work in the field I enjoy so much and become the person that I am today.

Professor Margitta B Beil-Hildebrand

Ruiping Li

Ruiping Li

Ruiping Li's Edinburgh education gave her the edge when applying for jobs following graduation and offers strong wisdom to our current students.

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I formed friendships with fellow students that have continued well beyond the end of the course and still provide support

Ruiping Li

Ronald Soutar

Ronald Soutar

Ronald Soutar came over the water from Fife in the 1980s to study veterinary medicine, beginning a relationship with the University that lasts until this day.

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For a Fife boy, my trip to student life in Edinburgh was short, but it started a journey which has taken me to wonderful places, from Singapore to Iceland, Seattle to Hong Kong and a multiplicity between.

Ronald Soutar

Andrew Symon

Andrew Symon

Andrew Symon explores how the broad range of experiences at Edinburgh has shaped his career as a lecturer and fiction writer.

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I’m grateful to Edinburgh for encouraging its students to explore a broad range of experiences.

Andrew Symon

 

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