Stories about football, nursing, speech technology, teaching and the United Nations emerge from our featured alumni this month.
Speech and Language Processing masters graduate Milena Vegnaduzzo reflects on an enriching year in Edinburgh, starting a translation company during an economic crisis and fostering an intercultural mindset.
We set it up in the middle of the economic crisis of the 2010s amid great uncertainties but with will and determination.
Fadwa Affara retired to Edinburgh following an international career in nursing education regulation and advance practice, but that hasn't stopped her from supporting healthcare professionals fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.
What I learned was that nurses across the globe faced many similar challenges. These only differed in intensity, the political and social contexts and the degree of control nurses had over their own destiny.
British Citizen Award holder Chris Ross shares his unique route to university and how he's combining his love of football with his experience in community engagement and development.
I’d been working at the time as a Director for various local community projects within Glasgow and I felt I could learn a lot from the [Community Education] course and develop academically, where I had maybe lacked experience...
Grania Skeldon has led a peripatetic life. Here the 1966 French and German graduate recounts her work and travels with the United Nations and as a freelance editor.
We saw much of Papua New Guinea when we were living there: half the time in Port Moresby, and the other half in Goroka, in the highlands. Interesting times: we were there when independence was declared.
Rosana Tignanelli was already an experienced teacher when she enrolled on the online Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme. Here she reflects on how the masters shaped her teaching practice and shares how she's spending her retirement in Argentina.
My experience at the University helped to open the minds of my student-teachers.
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