QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 81 - Page 30

GRADUATES’ A S S O C I AT I O N NEWSLETTER By Maureen Paterson, Graduates’ Association President The QMUGA is open to all members of the QMU and associated educational establishments. A one-off payment gives life membership which allows you to attend informal lunches and other organised events including the AGM in June, which will give you the opportunity to meet with old and new friends. In addition, members have all year round access to Madras Lodge, the seaside house in Gullane, East Lothian. Membership is open to all graduates and staff and costs £35 (at graduation only) or £45 to staff and alumini members. MEMBERSHIP A very warm welcome to all new members who have joined during the centenary year. Could any member who has changed their email address or name please let the Membership Secretary know so that the database can be updated. EVENTS On Friday 22 May 2015 the Finale of the Centenary Year - Stepping into the Future - took place in The Piano Bar at QMU The afternoon began with a glass of fizz and welcome by Professor Alan Giloran, QMU’s Vice-Principal. We then enjoyed a tour of the Scottish Centre for Food Development and Innovation which was most informative. It supports the food and drink industry and maximising opportunities to develop healthy fo