Learn more about the alumni who studied at the University during the 1950s.

Donald Locke

Donald Locke’s work explores themes of heritage and the post-colonial mainly through the medium of sculpture, but also through working with painting and ceramics.

Florence Nwapa

Florence Nwapa helped reunite children displaced by war with their families and was the first African woman to internationally publish a novel in English.

Asrat Woldeyes

Asrat Woldeyes was the first Ethiopian to graduate in medicine from the University of Edinburgh and went onto become one of Ethiopia’s most prominent medical doctors.