Driven to make a difference

Driven to make a difference

A team of 11 adventurers has driven 7,000 miles over hostile terrain to fundraise for research into autism, fragile X syndrome and intellectual disabilities. We…

Dixons Carphone enhances student support

Dixons Carphone enhances student support

The mobile specialist and University donor has tasked students with developing new digital marketing and customer service ideas, as part of their ongoing commitment to…

Time in the Field

Time in the Field

From Iceland to Inchnadamph, course-related fieldwork is a valuable and integral part of every GeoSciences degree. We discover how alumni donations are ensuring that more…

Going the Distance

Going the Distance

Overseas medical students are completing Edinburgh degrees in their home countries thanks to alumni donations to distance learning scholarships. We spoke to four of them about…

A Vision in Innovation

A Vision in Innovation

A fund that supports the innovative endeavours of engineering students is seeing the fruits of its support. Here the students reveal what the funding means…

Realising my potential

Realising my potential

Harriet Drury explains how her decision to return to education in her 30s was helped by the support of someone who never had the opportunity to study

When Philosophy meets Art

When Philosophy meets Art

A donation has enabled the University to launch a new research programme that brings together the disparate worlds of philosophy and visual art

Eyes on the Prizes

Eyes on the Prizes

An Edinburgh alumnus who supports PhD students through an annual prize is celebrating himself after winning the Nobel Prize for Chemistry.