Alumni of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology

Your global alumni community

As an alumni of the School of History, Classics and Archaeology at the University of Edinburgh you are at the heart of a vibrant, stimulating and international community of over 300,000 people. Our alumni are making their mark across the world whether in the private, charity or voluntary sector, in media, politics, heritage, law, education, to name just a few.

Wherever you are, whatever you are doing, there are opportunities to continue your connections with the School, so stay in touch and find out how you can support and inspire today’s students.

Professor Julia Laite

The 2023 Fennell Lecture - 'Like the Ruins of a World: Britain’s ‘oldest colony’ and the making and remaking of place' - will be delivered by Professor Julia Laite on 30 March, 2023. Register for tickets (free) at the links above.

The Fennell Lectures and Forum are only possible through the generous support of History alumnus, Simon Fennell.

Keep in touch, with us, with former classmates no matter where you are.

Students meeting for coffee

Find practical ways to get involved in the work of the School and University.


Help us attract new perspectives to the School and enhance students’ experiences.

Golden Boy statue

What have our alumni gone on to do following their studies with us?

James Harvie (Ancient History and Classical Archaeology MA Hons, 2020) returns to the Vere Gordon Childe Collection.

The Old Medical School

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