School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences

Philosophy alumni

Catch up with alumni from Philosophy in the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences

Bill Urquhart

The TedX society, time travel and teaching English are just some of the highlights from 2019 Philosophy alumna Bill’s time at the University

Rebeca Moss

2017 French and Philosophy alumna Rebeca Moss offers reassurance to students and recent humanities graduates who are unsure of their next steps after university.

Genevieve Allcott

An international exchange in California set Genevieve Allcott on a path into filmmaking and then theatre production. The 2015 Philosophy and Politics graduate is now executive director of Pennyworth Productions, a new writing company.

Lee Madden

MA Philosophy graduate, Lee Madden, arrived in Edinburgh from Belfast looking for new experiences and independence, he talks to us about being able to study fascinating outside subjects, making the most of what the University has to offer and embracing the peaks and troughs of life.

Elanor Taylor

Elanor found the MSc Philosophy was instrumental for applying to graduate schools in the USA and provided a thriving, bright, welcoming intellectual community

Vasiliki Papadopoulos

MSc Philosophy graduate, Vasiliki Papadopoulous, approached life as an Edinburgh student with passion and gusto - an attitude she now applies to her working life in Public Affairs in Ontario, Canada.