QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 77 - Page 3

04 05 06 07 08-09 10 NEWS IN BRIEF NEW POSTGRADUATE COURSES COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE QMU's graduate employment rate and other news MSc Gastronomy Science Festival magic Pipes and drums at QMU Battle of Pinkie Cleugh Capturing Scotland's largest arts project MA Culture & Creative Enterprise CONTENTS 11 12-13 CREATIVITY & CULTURE €2.4 14 CREATIVITY & CULTURE CREATIVITY & CULTURE SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS Retaining care workers Catwalk sensation Ice Queen Improving labour market for young people 15 SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS CONTACT: Development and Alumni Team E: alumni@qmu.ac.uk www.qmu.ac.uk/alumni_and_friends Marketing and Communications Team E: marketing@qmu.ac.uk www.qmu.ac.uk Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU. T: 0131 474 0000 COVER PHOTOGRAPH: Steampunk costumes designed by costume design student Zoe McSorley 16-17 18-19 New Academies boost young Scots' employment prospects 20 21 KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE ALUMNI FEATURE DEVELOPMENT NEWS Revolutionising global food processing The superfruit qualities of sea buckthorn Events graduate inspires young people Scholarship awards DESIGN: Marketing & Communications Team PRINT: This publication is printed on Revive 100% Offset (a recycled paper containing 100% post consumer waste). Join us on Facebook and stay connected at www.facebook.com/ QueenMargaretUniversity 22-25 ALUMNI REUNIONS Highlights from Connect 2013 20th anniversary celebration in Malawi 27 Sustainability legacy 26 GRADUATES’ ASSOCIATION GA newsletter QMU Merchandise Accessories Glassware Clothing & lots more... Honorary graduates 28 WHERE ARE YOU NOW? THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW Actor Allison McKenzie & other QMU graduates Dates for your diary 10 things you might not know about QMU www.cafepress.co.uk/qmu QMYOU / Contents 3