Princess Tsuguko of Takamado, Japan, is a 27-year-old royal who studied at the University of Edinburgh

Princess Tsuguko of Takamado, Japan, is a royal who studied at the University of Edinburgh and graduated from the prestigious Waseda University in The do-gooder works with UNICEF and attends functions representing the royal family.

A celebrated engineer, John Rennie was born in East Lothian. After studying at the University of Edinburgh, he worked for the engineering firm of James Watt, before starting his own business. He soon gained famed as a constructor of canals, docks, harbours and bridges. Waterloo and Southwark bridges in London were designed by him. Close to Edinburgh, Musselburgh Bridge is a fine example of his skill, remarkable for the flatness of the roadway carried over a long span. Raeburn painted him…

Art UK is the online home for every public collection in the UK. Featuring over oil paintings by some artists.

Charles Bell was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist, philosopher and illustrator, and a man of great scholarship and talent. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University and by assisting his brother John with surgical teaching and providing anatomical illustrations.

Charles Bell was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist, philosopher and illustrator, and a man of great scholarship and talent. He studied medicine at Edinburgh University and by assisting his brother John with surgical teaching and providing anatomical illustrations.

Business Editor Laura Kuenssberg leads all business coverage for ITV News, providing analysis of the latest business stories, both in the UK and internationally.

Laura Kuenssberg

Business Editor Laura Kuenssberg leads all business coverage for ITV News, providing analysis of the latest business stories, both in the UK and internationally.

A campaign to honour alumnus John Rae; who solved the two greatest mysteries of 19th-century Arctic exploration, is gathering momentum 200 years after his birth. http://www.ed.ac.uk/alumni/services/news/news/johnrae

Portrait of John Rae, by Stephen Pearce (British qualifying as a surgeon in Edinburgh, Rae joined the Hudson Bay company and undertook expeditions in northern Canada.

John George's eldest son, John [known as Ian] Bartholomew (1890–1962), was born at 12 Blacket Place, Edinburgh, on 12 February 1890.    Ian went to Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh and later, following the family tradition of a career in cartography, undertook special studies in the universities of Leipzig and Paris before embarking on an Arts course back in Edinburgh University.

A Scottish Family History: Family: John (Ian) Bartholomew

She is known for her determination, tenacious work ethic and colourful wardrobe. But what Liz Ann Macgregor is most passionate about is linking artists with audiences. As the Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, she has transformed the MCA into a thriving public gallery, with artists at its heart.

She is known for her determination, tenacious work ethic and colourful wardrobe. But what Liz Ann Macgregor is most passionate about is linking artists with audiences. As the Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, she has transformed the MCA into a thriving public gallery, with artists at its heart.

John Reid (13 February 1721 – 6 February 1807), also known as John Robertson, was a British army general and founder of the chair of music at the University of Edinburgh.

John Reid February 1721 – 6 February also known as John Robertson, was a British army general and founder of the chair of music at the University of Edinburgh.

Dr Nicky Henderson BDS, MSc, FDSRCS, M.Orth completed her initial dental training at Edinburgh University and began her career as a hospital dentist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. She then spent two years in New Zealand lecturing in oral surgery followed by a further two years treating children at the Bristol Dental Hospital.  In 1994 she gained her Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons and then spent a further three years in Orthodontics at the…

Dr Nicky Henderson BDS, MSc, FDSRCS, M.Orth completed her initial dental training at Edinburgh University and began her career as a hospital dentist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast. She then spent two years in New Zealand lecturing in oral surgery followed by a further two years treating children at the Bristol Dental Hospital. In 1994 she gained her Fellowship in Dental Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons and then spent a further three years in Orthodontics at the…

Liz Gardner, Pioneer in Digital Techniques in Archaeological Illustration. After receiving her MA in Archaeology from The University of Edinburgh, Liz worked as an illustrator at several archaeological companies and is now a freelancer.  Her amazing work supports academic research projects and commercial assessments; most recently she was Project Illustrator for the Glastonbury Abbey Archive Project.

Liz Gardner, Pioneer in Digital Techniques in Archaeological Illustration. After receiving her MA in Archaeology from The University of Edinburgh, Liz worked as an illustrator at several archaeological companies and is now a freelancer. Her amazing work supports academic research projects and commercial assessments; most recently she was Project Illustrator for the Glastonbury Abbey Archive Project.

Sarah Rutherford has a first-class degree in English Language and Literature from Oxford University, and completed her PhD in English at Edinburgh whilst working as a journalist and broadcaster.  She then trained as an actor at Guildford School of Acting and worked in television and theatre for over a decade before deciding to become a playwright. http://www.ed.ac.uk/alumni/services/news/news/sarahrutherford

Sarah Rutherford has a first-class degree in English Language and Literature from Oxford University, and completed her PhD in English at Edinburgh whilst working as a journalist and broadcaster. She then trained as an actor at Guildford School of Acting and worked in television and theatre for over a decade before deciding to become a playwright. http://www.ed.ac.uk/alumni/services/news/news/sarahrutherford

When completing his undergraduate degree, Derek represented the University of Edinburgh at rugby (1978-82) but did not start coaching until he returned in a work capacity in 1990.

When completing his undergraduate degree, Derek represented the University of Edinburgh at rugby but did not start coaching until he returned in a work capacity in

Sophie Cooke is the author of the novels The Glass House and Under The Mountain, both published by Random House in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and Canada. She is an award-winning short story writer and poet. Her short stories have been published in anthologies and literary magazines in the UK and across Europe, and broadcast on BBC Radio.

Sophie Cooke

With a cast of varied and unexpected characters, Cooke reveals herself to be a keen evaluator of individuals and their silent struggle with the outside world.

Perry O'Donovan as a new-minted graduate, University of Edinburgh, 1990

Perry O'Donovan as a new-minted graduate, University of Edinburgh, 1990

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