QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 81 - Page 3

04 05 06 NEWS IN BRIEF NEWS IN BRIEF GRADUATION COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT 07 08-09 QM150 STRATEGY CREATIVITY & CULTURE Campaign of the Year First TEDx event Graduate employment rate goes up Rocco the Therapet dog Celebrating honorary graduates First Midlothian graduation from Children's University QMU - A university of ideas and influence Supporting Scotland's cultural sector 12-13 14-15 16-17 CONTENTS 10-11 18 CREATIVITY & CULTURE HEALTH & REHABILITATION HEALTH & REHABILITATION HEALTH & REHABILITATION Costume Showcase Film degree show Art Psychotherapy exhibition First nursing chair Osteoporosis project set to improve patient care New director of global health institute 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: Graduate Jennifer Orr from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra 19 Dementia is serious business 20-21 22-24 25 SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS EMPLOYABILITY POWER OF INTERNSHIPS KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE Tourism ambassadors take off at airport European research highlights Scottish youth employability initiatives Creating a strong internship legacy First venison black pudding DESIGN: Marketing & Communications Team PRINT: This publication is printed on Revive 100% Offset (a recycled paper containing 100% post consumer waste). STAY CONNECTED AT facebook.com/ QueenMargaretUniversity 26 27-29 Santander Internship success 31-32 30 GRADUATE INTERVIEW DEVELOPMENT NEWS GRADUATES’ ASSOCIATION WHERE ARE YOU NOW? Jennifer Orr at the Scottish National Orchestra Dakota Hotels awards President's newsletter Orkney Ice-cream director Reunions GA Dates for your diary Graduate success in Dragons' Den @QMUniversity twitter.com/QMUniversity @qmuni instagram.com/qmuni £150 could be yours! QMU introduces the Alumni Referral Scheme An alumni referral scheme has been introduced as a way of thanking alumni who recommend QMU as a place to study. The scheme has been specifically set up for the MBA and MSc International Management and Leadership courses. So, if you have a friend who would like to study a MBA or MSc International Management and Leadership course at QMU, then why not refer them and you could receive £150. This scheme is open to current and former QMU students who refer a friend who goes onto study at our Edinburgh campus. Referring a friend is easy. All you have to do is go online and complete the form at www.qmu. ac.uk/alumni_and_friends/refer-a-friend.cfm If you have any questions, E: alumnireferral@qmu.ac.uk ❒ Student creates altar cloth for chapel 32 THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW Dates for your diary 10 things you might not know about QMU QMYOU / Contents 3