Development and Alumni

Reconnect with alumni

Submit this form if you are looking to reconnect with a former student of the University of Edinburgh.

Data Protection Law does not allow us to share another person’s contact details with you. We will try to forward a message onto the former student you wish to reconnect with and they will have to choose to contact you directly using the details you provide in this form. Please note that in some cases we have lost touch with former students and we are not able to reach them, but we do endeavour to make contact wherever possible.


Group Reunions If your request is in relation to a group reunion, please contact the alumni helpdesk.

Staff of the University of Edinburgh If you are a current staff member of the University of Edinburgh and the request is related to your role, please fill in the alumni data request form instead (University login required).

How to use this form Please submit one form for each person you wish to contact. Provide as much information as you can about the former student you wish to connect with as this will increase the chances of us identifying the right person.

Alternative format Due to the current government restrictions, we are still working remotely. If you need to complete the form in an alternative format, please call us on +44 (0)131 650 2240 and leave a message with your name and phone number and we will call you back.

Your details
Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required
This is your University Username, also known as your student number, or matriculation number.
Please only provide this information if you would like us to share this with the person you are trying to connect with.
Please only provide this information if you would like us to share this with the person you are trying to connect with.
Details of the person you wish to contact
For example Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
For example date of birth, last known address, employment details.
Maximum 150 words
Data Protection
Under Data Protection Laws we are unable to disclose personal information about another individual, confirm or deny whether we are in touch with an individual or whether we have successfully forwarded your message and details. We reserve the right to decline forwarding a message should it be deemed inappropriate.
Privacy Statement
All personal information is held securely by the University and in accordance with Data Protection Law. We use information about you because we have a legal obligation to do so, you have provided consent, or we believe it is in our legitimate interest. The data we hold will be used by the University, or other parties acting under the instructions of the University, for a range of activities. These include sending publications and information, offering benefits and services, organising events, membership administration and in our fundraising and volunteering programmes. We conduct due diligence and research into the philanthropic interests and means of a limited number of individuals to help decide whether and on what basis to approach them, and to ensure that our fundraising activity is directed in the most appropriate and effective way. If you’d like to find out more, you can view our full privacy notice on our website . If you wish to update your details or how we contact you please email or write to us at Development and Alumni, University of Edinburgh, Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1HT or call us on +44 (0) 131 650 2240.
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