University of Edinburgh alumni and students at Glasgow 2014

University alumni and students were involved in the Commonwealth Games in many ways. Here we speak to a volunteer (Douglas Jardine), a performer (Jo Richards) and a competitor (Sean Doherty – pictured)

Eric Liddell High Performance Sports Scholarship Fund

Chris Hoy and Katherine Grainger launched the Eric Liddell High Performance Scholarship Fund in 2012 (named in honour of the University’s first ever Olympic hero), and since then the scholarships have so far supported 20 outstanding athletes.

Hockey Alumni Weekend

The Hockey Alumni weekend 2014 once again took place on the May bank holiday weekend of the 23rd May to the 25th – now an established date in every student and alumnus calendar. With the exams finished on the friday it was a great way to get loose and celebrate the start of summer.

Alumni Sports Day 2014

On Saturday 22nd March 2014 the University of Edinburgh Alumni Association hosted the annual Alumni Sports Day. This year’s event saw 13 of the Sports Union’s 63 clubs invite back their alumni to compete against current students in activities related to their sport. The event saw over 200 students and alumni attend from across the UK […]

Reunited through Rugby

February saw the return of over 350 Edinburgh University Rugby Football Club (EURFC) alumni for the single largest gathering in the club’s history. EURFC members from over seven decades gathered in Edinburgh for a weekend of sporting celebration and endeavour. Organised by former Sports President, Ian Stevens, the weekend was a resounding success.