Moray House School of Education and Sport

Our alumni

Hear from our alumni about their experiences of studying at Moray House School of Education and Sport, and what they are doing now.

Tom Julian, BSc Applied Sport Science

Tom studied BSc (Hons) Applied Sport Science at Moray House, graduating in 2012. His career in Sports Journalism and PR has since gone from strength to strength, and he now works as International PR Manager for the Bundesliga.

Alice Codner, MSc Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education

"It’s varied, fun, interesting, and there’s a lot of freedom to research whatever your particular area of interest is."

Cici Luo , MSc Outdoor education

"I would recommend the programme specifically for the people who are interested in the outdoor and education. Here has a good platform for you to get more ideas from people all around the world about outdoor education. Also, you will have a wonderful life in Edinburgh."

Yuan Zhou, MSc Outdoor Environmental and Sustainability Education 

"My favourite part of this programme was the unique method of teaching and learning. I enjoyed the variety of outdoor activities, the family atmosphere, and the opportunity to challenge myself."

Nalin, MSc Sport Policy, Management and International Development

“I am working with the Athlete365 team at the International Olympic Committee. […] The platform looks to provide aspiring Olympians or current Olympians with a range of resources.”

Novia, MSc Inclusive Education

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"I really enjoyed rummaging through the bookshelves in the Moray House Library to find resources and references for my study [...] I felt like I wanted to explore and read them all!"

Sakino, MSc Language Education

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"I particularly enjoyed designing my own research, where I was able to put together what I had learned from the courses on research methods. Having finished my dissertation, I definitely feel empowered."

Listi, MSc Performance Psychology

"I really enjoyed my time there because the lecturers really know how to help us understand and incorporate what we learn in the class to the real case in the real world."

Edward Hall, PhD

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"Given that sport coaching (the focus of my PhD) is a complex, multifaceted pursuit, I was fortunate to be able to draw upon an inter-disciplinary team of expert supervisors to guide and shape my research."

Jenny, PGDE Secondary (English)

"Even though we were doing this degree during Covid, during a lockdown, and we didn't get to see each other in person very often, we still built up a really strong community and the staff at Moray House really supported that."

Lizzie, MSc Transformative Learning and Teaching

"I have found that it is important to critically reflect about practice alongside theory, to be able to develop and provide the best opportunity for children and young people."

Chris Ross, MA Community Education (now Learning in Communities)

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Chris graduated with an MA Community Education in 2018. Since then, he's led professional football clubs in both England and Scotland. He now works as CEO of Partick Thistle Football Club in the Scottish Professional Football League.

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