Changing career paths, trying something new and a sense of community are the themes coming through in this month's alumni profiles.
Patricia Amatriain was inspired by her degree in Performance Costume at Edinburgh College of Art, but has met some understandable challenges since graduation. She tells us about them, her new career path, and also offers some very sound advice to new graduates.
Chemistry graduate Benjamin Arenas's time at Edinburgh was characterised by a sense of community, both in and out of the lecture theatre.
German medical researcher Dr Eleonore Blaurock-Busch shares why she started the MSc in Creative Writing at age 75.
Graham Dodds remembers his time at the University's vet school as intense and exciting, and even recalls side-lines in juggling and supporting other students in their accommodation. He tell us how his career since graduation has taken him into leadership roles within the veterinary medicine sector and how being a 'generalist' makes for an interesting career path.
Evgeniia Rusina studied medicine in her native Russia, but the decision not to pursue a career as a doctor led her to Edinburgh where she researched Integrative Neuroscience. She is now completing her PhD in France.
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