QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 82 - Page 3

04 05 06 06-07 08-09 10-11 NEWS IN BRIEF NEWS IN BRIEF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS New Chair of Court Ministerial visits Academies widening access initiative Physical activity programme improves health of communities New Family Business and Public Administration programmes East Lothian food map Business Innovation Award New children's champion 14-15 16-17 18-19 CONTENTS 12-13 Ryder Cup Bursary CREATIVITY & CULTURE CREATIVITY & CULTURE BUSINESS INNOVATION ZONE HEALTH & REHABILITATION AlcoLOLs - changing teenage drinking culture Film prepares children for hospital Supporting student entrepreneurship Helping Scotland respond to the refugee crisis 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: School pupils in AlcoLOLs project 20-21 Creative Scotland Board appointment 22 24 23 HEALTH & REHABILITATION HEALTH & REHABILITATION KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE GRADUATE INTERVIEW Influencing teaching in Africa and rebuilding healthcare systems Saving the nation's voices Ancient island grain creates unique oat cake Interview with Samantha Hamilton, Dakota Hotels 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 25 26-27 29 28 DEVELOPMENT NEWS DEVELOPMENT NEWS GRADUATES’ ASSOCIATION WHERE ARE YOU NOW? Apex Hotels supports top students Celebrating scholarships and student development opportunities President's newsletter Graduate news @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 ❒ GA holiday home in Gullane 31-32 32 DEVELOPMENT NEWS THINGS YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW Memorie s of Atholl Crescent Dates for your diary Broadening student horizons 10 things you might not know about QMU QMYOU / Contents 3