11 July 2017

Undergraduate, MBA and PhD graduates were welcomed into the alumni community at an exclusive Graduate Reception in Old College on 10 July.
University of Edinburgh Business School Graduation 2017

Our recent graduates join a community of over 15,000 Business School alumni located around the world. It’s a community of real value and a cornerstone of the School’s aspirations for partnership working and lifelong learning.

The Alumni Team, supported by staff from across the School, were there to congratulate all the graduates on achieving their degrees. In addition, three students were presented with prizes by the Director of the Undergraduate programmes, Dr Peter Moles:

  • Gemma Mackenzie received the Ella Pentland Campbell Prize, awarded to the best woman student reading for a Business School degree in Accounting
  • Keiya Shah received the Iain Isdale Hird Memorial Prize, awarded to the most distinguished dissertation submitted for a Business School degree in any Business subject area
  • Melissa Dunkley received the WV Stevens Prize, awarded for the best overall performance in a Business School degree.

All graduates received a welcome gift from the Alumni team which included a ‘Connecting with our Global Alumni Network’ toolkit. This explains how you can connect with others across the network and access their exclusive alumni benefits.