Category: Student Support

The Gift of Education

The Gift of Education

Alumni and friends are helping the brightest students realise their dream.

Art Prizes for New Graduates

Art Prizes for New Graduates

Two Edinburgh College of Art students have been awarded 12-month studio residencies by the Artists’ Collecting Society after being judged on their Degree Show work.

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

Going for Green

Going for Green

We talk to the winner of a scholarship which aims to help students develop solutions to environmental issues.

Never Taken for Granted

Never Taken for Granted

We explore the impact of the alumni-funded Innovation Initiative Grant scheme and highlight three recent projects

African Aspirations

African Aspirations

We talk to four recipients of scholarships on the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.

PIN Money

PIN Money

Running a business that depends on cash, Aravinda Korala knows a good investment – which is why he supports our Informatics students.

Cutting-edge Support

Cutting-edge Support

Edinburgh ranks among the world’s top centres for Computer Science and Engineering, a status that is underscored by Google’s research awards.

Sporting Chances

Sporting Chances

Donors to the University’s sporting scholarships are making a real difference to the prospects of elite athletes, as the Glasgow Commonwealth Games proved.

Pet Project

Pet Project

Vet Jane Shipsey got so much from her six years at Edinburgh that she jumped at the chance to give something back.