This month's fab five are all former postgraduate students who came to Edinburgh to further their ambitions either in person or, in the case of one LLM graduate, as an online distance learner.
Andrew Twitty considers his time at Edinburgh to have contributed to his academic teaching career that has spanned from the traditional to the technological.
My ability to teach can be attributed solely to my time spent at the University of Edinburgh and the qualifications I earned whilst there.
Long distance student, David Berger, chose Edinburgh because of its reputation and has used the skills he learnt during his degree to increase his opportunities in the professional world.
Despite being an ocean away from Old College, it did not stop me from pursuing my studies to the fullest
Martine van de Weg talks about the wide range of experiences she had at Edinburgh from learning the lambada in the Peruvian jungle to dancing at a ceilidh, all while studying her Masters and PhD.
Being an international student at the University gave me a global outlook, not just on my career, but also on life itself.
Guy Akester reminisces about his time at Edinburgh and tells us about experiencing his classmates seeing snow for the first time and what he does when he visits Edinburgh now.
The Edinburgh MBA programme reinforced and accelerated my career progression though more importantly it was a fantastic and enriching life experience.
Robert Walker applied to the Business School because of its influence and diverse student body, now his two businesses benefit from the inspiration he has gained from his MBA classmates.
I was exposed to new theories and techniques, and I met an incredible group of individuals from different disciplines who helped me develop as a thinker. I ultimately returned to my employer with a wealth of skills and new approach to business which allowed me to stand out from the crowd...
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