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The support we receive from our alumni comes in many forms, and all support is important for the continued excellence of the Law School.

Our vision is to be a top-ten global law school, offering state of the art facilities to all those who possess the talent and drive to learn law regardless of their situation or background. To achieve this, we need support from our community.

Our alumni make a lasting impact on the future of the School and our students every day with their valued and vital support. Here are some of the ways you can contribute.

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Mentoring is a vital way to build relations between students, alumni and the broader legal community. The Law School will soon pilot a mentoring scheme for undergraduate students so that they can gain valuable insights from legal professionals in a range of careers across Edinburgh. We warmly encourage any Edinburgh alumnus to be part of this scheme. If you are interested in volunteering for the coming academic year (2019/2020), please email the Director of Alumni Relations, Michelle Burgis-Kasthala or you can find out more about the University Mentoring programme by signing up to Platform One.

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As an alumnus many memories of your time at the Law School may well involve a specific lecturer or being inspired by hearing a guest seminar. Hearing a range of views from experienced people is vital to a successful degree and now, as an alumnus, you have the opportunity to educate and inspire our current students. If you wish to return to the Law School to deliver a guest seminar, give a career talk, or hold a workshop, you will always be warmly welcomed. Do get in touch with us to start the conversation.

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So much of the Law School's success is due to the continued support of our alumni and kind donors. We have been able to support students from across the world achieve their educational dreams, produce memorials to some of the biggest names in recent Law School history, and of course complete the stunning refurbishment of our Old College home, to name but a few.

There are many campaigns to support and any gift large or small has a lasting impact. You can find out more about the many donation options on the University's Fundraising website.

Go to the University Giving page.