Alumni Services

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We have been publishing alumni profiles on the website since August 2012. Read about graduates from all aspects of life and their experiences at the University.

October 2017

Aleta Phelps
This month we speak to three recent graduates from the United States, who are united in their love of Scottish culture and international outlooks.

September 2017

Theresia Mina
This month's collection of alumni have taken their expertise and enthusiasm for Edinburgh home and abroad.

August 2017

Yann Tessier
From an ecology researcher in New Zealand to an art expert, this month's profiles show how an Edinburgh education can lead to a specialist career.

July 2017

Andrew Needham
A love of the beauty of the city of Edinburgh unites this month's selection of alumni profiles. Find out how each has gone on to forge fulfilling careers.

June 2017

Lila Balisky
From a missionary to an astronomer, June's eclectic mix of alumni all have one thing in common - they credit their Edinburgh education with setting them on a definite career path.

May 2017

Natalie Mather-L'Huillier
In celebration of the University's PhD Horizons event on 6 June, this month's alumni profiles have a strictly doctoral theme.

April 2017

Daniel Pembrey Cooper
Two acclaimed authors, two digital marketeers, and a three-time alumnus make up this month's selection of profiles.

March 2017

This month's collection of alumni all had positive experiences at Edinburgh, which they credit with helping them in both their subsequent professional and personal lives.

February 2017

This month we feature a wonderful variety of alumni from throughout the decades. From a 1970s business graduate who now works as a wealth mentor, to a deep-sea diver who graduated in Geography in the mid 1990s, our five alumni reminisce and share stories of their time at Edinburgh.

January 2017

Our first set of profiles for 2017 includes a rally-driving Professor, a fiction writer and an arts graduate who founded a non-profit group to help Colombian orphans.