Edinburgh Alumni who received the Victoria Cross

With Remembrance Sunday having just passed, the University of Edinburgh can be proud of the jaw-dropping tales of bravery displayed by many of its alumni in the First World War. Among hundreds of tales of valour, five university alumni were awarded the Victoria Cross, which remains one of the highest honours that can be bestowed […]


One hundred years on, do we remember World War One?

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.” The immortal words of Laurence Binyon’s ‘For the Fallen’ will be repeated up and down the country once more […]