This month's collection of alumni have taken their expertise and enthusiasm for Edinburgh home and abroad.
Indian alumna Shweta Bhardwaj values the multi-cultural friendships she made at Edinburgh, and is now using her studies here to help those at risk of HIV.
It is so nice to strike a bond with people who come from such varied cultures and places.
Charlie Carnochan's career as a vet has gone from strength to strength since his graduation in 2004.
Would I do it all again? Definitely yes, and I would without doubt choose Edinburgh.
David Lockwood's Doctor of Science degree led him to advising the Canadian government. He reveals his memories of being a student at Edinburgh, as well as being a warden in Pollock Halls.
Find out what area of human endeavour appeals to you most.
Not only did Edinburgh provide Theresia Mina with the training and skills she needs for her career in clinical research, it also provided her first experience in a kayak.
My training in Edinburgh ensures that I am well-equipped for the challenging tasks ahead.
John R Walker
John R Walker completed two degrees at Edinburgh before going on to have a fascinating career at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He tell us more.
Make the most of your time at Edinburgh – work hard and play hard as that will set you up well for life.
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