A love of the beauty of the city of Edinburgh unites this month's selection of alumni profiles. Find out how each has gone on to forge fulfilling careers.
Brandon Beech fell in love with Edinburgh during a weekend visit. His subsequent postgraduate degree that matched his interests perfectly built a link with Scotland that today is central to his career.
We developed a unique community and friendship which we maintain to this day.
Paulina Chilarska's enthusiasm for her time at Edinburgh is evident, and she feel empowered by the positive experiences her subsequent career has given her.
Edinburgh has provided me with much more than a degree. It has given me a network and the courage to ask for more from life.
Deborah Holborn (nee Miller)
Deborah Holborn not only found her love of singing at Edinburgh, she also found her future husband.
One of the many strengths of the University of Edinburgh is that there is a plethora of extra-curricular activities to choose from.
Andrew Needham values the unique life experiences student life gave him, and says that an entrepreneurial spark he discovered at Edinburgh has carried through to his career choices.
Do things you wouldn’t otherwise have done. Pursue your passions.
Graeme Taylor was attracted to Edinburgh's place as a centre of finance, and has gone on to forge a career in wealth management.
Edinburgh provides all the necessary platforms to excel both academically and professionally, however it is ultimately the responsibility of the student to utilise the resources of the University.
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