Development and Alumni

Our mission

Our role is to work with the academic community to engage alumni, friends, companies and trusts in the life of the University.

We are responsible for sustaining a lifelong relationship with our worldwide alumni community of over 250,000 graduates and raising funds to support students and the University's research and teaching activities.

Our aims

  • To engage alumni, friends, companies and trusts and secure their financial support in order to advance the global ambitions of the University.
  • To support alumni by facilitating networking and professional development opportunities and by providing a programme of benefits and services.
  • To highlight and celebrate the achievement of our alumni and inspire the next generation of Edinburgh graduates.
  • To support University projects, students and research and, in doing so, create lasting links between alumni and the University.