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Reunion archive

Take a look at our archived list of recent reunions including contact details for reunion organisers and links to further online coverage.

Reunion archives

The following list is organised in date order with the most recent reunions listed first.

We currently list reunions from January 2012 onwards.

If you would like information regarding a reunion that occurred prior to this then please contact us and we will be able to search our offline archive.



Reunion                          Date Details                                                                                                                                                             
MBChB 1985                

25 September


The MBChB Class of 1985 hosted their postponed 35th anniversary.

Organiser: Ros Lawson 

Computer Science


16 October


The Computer Science (and joint degrees) Class of 1996 held a virtual 25th anniversary 


Reunion committee: 

  • Reshma Munbodh
  • Christos Sotiriou
  • Philip Wilson
  • Fraser Moore
  • Neil Guthrie

Informatics reunion feature 


Reunion Date Details
MBChB 1959 1 May 2019

For their 60th anniversary reunion, the MBChB class of 1959 met in Edinburgh for a visit to the University and dinner celebration. 

Reunion committee:

  • Allan Forsyth
  • George Gordon
  • Gill McLeod
  • Hugh Williams
  • Bernie Gallagher 
Economics 1969 3 July 2019

The Economics class of 1969 met at Old College in July this year to celebrate their 50th year since graduating. 

Organiser: Bill Buchan

BVM&S 1999 6-7 July 2019

The BVM&S class of 1999 recently visited Edinburgh for their 20th anniversary reunion.

Organiser: Zaila Rhodes

BVM&S 1989 13 July 2019

The BVM&S class of 1989 met in Edinburgh to mark their 30th anniversary reunion, with a visit to the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies. 

Organiser: Lisa Girdwood

Electrical & Electronic Engineering Science 1979 7 September 2019

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Science graduates will be gathering in Edinburgh to celebrate their 40th anniversary reunion.

Organiser: Steve Garden

BVM&S 1969 20 - 21 September 2019

The BVM&S class of 1969 are celebrating their 50th anniversary reunion in Edinburgh. They will visit both the old veterinary school at Summerhall and the new facilities at Easter Bush, with University venues booked for dinners and drink receptions.

Reunion committee:

  • David 'Dick' Rimer
  • Peter Wells
  • John Moffit
MBChB 1979 20 - 22 September 2019

The MBChB class of 1979 will be meeting in September for their 40th anniversary reunion celebration.

Contact: Carola Bronte-Stewart

MA German 1969 2 November 2019

The MA German class of 1969 will be celebrating their 50th year since graduation this year. 

Contact: Jan Rayner

BSc Chemistry 1969 8 November 2019

To mark 50 years since graduating, the BSc Chemistry class of 1969 will be meeting in Edinburgh for a reunion.

Contact: Tom Simpson

MBA 1999 15 - 17 November 2019

To celebrate 20 years since graduating, the Full-time MBA class of 1999 are returning to Edinburgh for a drinks reception at the Business School and various events throughout the weekend.

Organiser: Beth Johnson, Brett Kline, Eliza McIntyre


Reunion Organiser Further information

MBChB 1988

Clare Livingston


MA German and MA Classics 1968

David Wilson (German) and Graham Boxall (Classics)

MA French 1962

Grant Lindsay

BVM&S 1968

Lewis Grant

MBChB 1968

John Crispin and Hugh Chalmers


MA Geography  1968

David Allan


MBChB 1978

Dr David Tennant, Dr Rosie Rampen (Dixon), Prof Raj Bhopal, Dr Jill Asher (Grimstone), Prof Michael Dixon, Dr Maggie Thomson and Dr Drew Walker

BVM&S 1998

Ainslie Smith

BSc Mechanical Engineering/M&E 1987

Sandy Low

MBChB 2008

Rachael Forsythe, Kate Levine, Sarah Murray, Alex Thompson, Julie Kelly

MA German 1978

Stephen McMahon



Year Subject Organiser Further information
1967 MBChB Hugh Gilmour, Jane Davie, Roger Wild and John Loudon  
1967 BVM&S Archie Hunter  
1967 Agriculture Alan Mair  
1972 MBChB

Kerr Fraser, Hamish Meldrum, Brian Frier, Iain Lamb and Fiona Lossock.

1972 Nursing Rosie Peattie  
1977 MBChB James Garden, Dermot McKeown, Alison Wilson and Jenny Jones DocSoc77 website
1987 BVM&S Julie Henfrey and Sarah Davies  
1987 Geography Muriel Alexander and Shona Finlayson  
1987 Geology and Geophysics Elaine van Ravesteijn-Scott and Andrew Bell  
1987 MBChB Ed Russell-Smith and Peter McCalister  


Year Subject Organiser Further information
1976 BDS Joan Jackson  
1966 Biochemistry Ian Mason  
2006 MBChB

Adam Capek and Tim Ambrose

Reunion feature
2007 Informatics Grace Chiu Reunion feature
1976 BVM&S Norman Johnston Reunion feature
1971 Nursing Linda Pollock  
2006 BVM&S Fiona Adam  
1991  MBChB Shona McDonald Neal  
1957 & 1958 Classics John and Jean Sawyer Reunion feature
1976 Agric Derek Chapman-Wood Reunion feature
2009 English Language Eleni Samuel  
1971 Chemical Engineering & Mathematics Adrian Hailstone, Mike Driver, Dave Hollings  
1966 BDS Girls Pamela Thomson  
1956 - 1958 Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mining Charles Abernethy  
1975 & 1976 Geography John McCalden  
1964 - 1967 Law James McGhie  
1966 MBChB   Reunion feature
1971 MBChB Hilary Watkinson  
1986 MBChB    
1976 German Ian Manning  

PSV Beethoven

(Music football team)

David Burke and Tim Howe  
1986 BVM&S James Hughes  
1976 start date MBChB Ruth Ray, Rhona Hughes, Andrew Elder  
1971 Agric Chris Firby Reunion feature
1966 Chemistry Alan Masson  
1986 Geography Colin Butchart  
1969 - 1970 Electrical Engineering Bob Williams  
start date 1976 Law Alastair Keatinge, Lindy Patterson, John Sturrock  
1976 Ecological Sciences Riddell Graham  
1979 - 1980 Maths Catherine Gibb  
1981 BDS Tom Timmons  
1986 Agrics John Scott  
1991 Maths, Physics, Mathematical Physics Norman Dalgleish, Dave Burgess, Alistair Ewing  
1991 Architecture    
1969 BVM&S John Daft  
1986 Civil Engineering Jeremy Forde  


Year Subject Organiser Further information
  Glee club Peter Freshwater  
  Hockey Club   Reunion feature
1990 Maths Diana McCobb  
1989 MBChB Steven Caldwell  
1985 Computer Science and Electronics Duncan Baillie  
2015 Edinburgh University Canoe Club Elizabeth Lennon and Merry Wright Reunion feature
1984/5 Bcomm Olive Darragh  
1970 Agriculture Martin Reece Reunion feature
  Edinburgh University Air Squadron   Reunion feature
1965 MBChB Mike Dixon and Lucile McLeod Reunion feature
1955 Geography   Reunion feature
1958 Chemistry Andrew Miller  
1955 Law David Buchanan and Catherine Blight  
1965 BDS Robin Wild Reunion feature
1970 MBChB   Reunion feature
1975 MBChB Elaine Melrose  
1975 Nursing Jane Fowlie  
1965 BVMS Dan Bardsley Reunion feature
1980 MBChB Helen Cameron and Stephen Fowlie  
1955 MBChB P Paterson-Brown  
1955 BVMS A David Weaver  


Year Subject Organiser Further information
1973 Economics and History David Andrews Reunion feature
1974 Geography Alf Caws  
1964 MBCHB Sandy Raeburn  
1974/75 French and German Susan Read  
1974 BDS Dentistry Mike Lieberman  
1979 BDS Dentistry Yvonne Miller and Shirley Hopkins  
1974 Civil Engineering George Bee  
1969 Economics Bill Buchan  
1968 Geography Susan Rennilson  
1967 Nursing Phyl Runciman  
1977 Nursing Anne McFarlane  
1963/4 Psychology Beate Coward  
1974 Architecture Stephen Newsom and Ian Riddell  
1979 Euan Bryson Euan Bryson  
1974/75 French/German Marguerite Macalister Hall and Susan Reade  
1954 MBCHB Freda Fleming & Sheila McDonald  


Year Subject Organiser Further information
n/a EURFC Ian Stevens Reunion feature
1963 Architecture Douglas Jack Reunion feature
1973 MB ChB Joan and Jack Rodgers  
1967 Divinity George Newlands  
1963 MA Geography 50th Anniversary Alastair Robinson and Walter Stephen Reunion feature
1963 MB ChB Boyd Moir, Duncan Robertson and Jennifer Robertson  
n/a Edinburgh University Air Squadron Ron Gardiner Reunion feature
1953 Law Elizabeth Picton and Lawrence Mackie Reunion feature
1963 Agriculture James Vandore  
1963 Law David Lyle  
1983 German Peter Neil  
1968 MB CHb John Crispin and Jean Cooper  
1974/75 French and German    
1974 Geography Alf Caws  
1964 MBCHB Sandy Raeburn