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June 2013 | Alumni Profiles

Inspirational work and inspirational people link this month's alumni profiles. Reasons for choosing to study at Edinburgh range from Dolly the Sheep to internationally renowned composer Nigel Osborne. Find out more from the June fab five.

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Gillian Chu currently works for the Civil Service in Hong Kong, and credits the extra-curricular activities she took part in at Edinburgh with widening the breadth of her life experience.

American graduate Jeffrey Izzo explains how a dream to work in education was realised by studying at the University’s School of Music.

Mun Ching Lee, who is currently completing her PhD in Italy, was attracted to Edinburgh by one of our most famous farm animals - she tell us about some of the unique experiences she had at the University.

David Nussbaum is Chief Executive of WWF-UK. Here he describes how a theology degree at Edinburgh has lead him to heading up the country’s most influential wildlife charity.

Helen Quinn explains how unearthing her old University study notes has helped in her role at the BBC, including working as Assistant Producer on exciting new series The Rise of the Continents.

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