QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 75 - Page 3

04 - 05 06 07 08 09 10 NEWS IN BRIEF ALCOLOLS BAFTA SUCCESS ALBERT ROUX DINNER FEAST THE Leadership and Management Awards Engaging with Parliament Roll out the red carpet: Agata wins at the BAFTAs Top chefs create culinary extravaganza Celebrating Scottish food and drink 11 12-13 MALE CANCER 14 - 15 MACMILLAN CANCER VOLUNTEERS 16 - 17 More speech & language therapy needed to cut re-offending Scottish ‘hard man’ attitude still barrier to saving men from cancer Formal training for volunteers to help cancer patients self-manage East Lothian Hospitality and Tourism Academy 19 20 - 21 CONTENTS SPEECH Join us on Facebook and stay connected at www.facebook.com/ QueenMargaretUniversity 18 Dance Movement Psychotherapy students support care home residents ACADEMY LAUNCH 22-23 FAMILY BUSINESS BUSINESS RED HOT CHILLI FIFERS STUDENT & GRADUATE NEWS New research to establish the importance of family business Three year business degree Ombudsman work Business Gateway Growing chillies in Fife Steven Braxton CONTACT: Development and Alumni Office E: alumni@qmu.ac.uk www.qmu.ac.uk/alumni_ and_friends STOP PRESS! Marketing and Communications Office E: marketing@qmu.ac.uk www.qmu ac.uk Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU. T: 0131 474 0000 F: 0131 474 0001 COVER PHOTOGRAPH: BAFTA winner Agata Jagodzinska DESIGN: Marketing & Communications Office PRINT: This publication is printed on Greencoat 100 offset (a recycled paper containing 100% post consumer waste). CBP0008750108122944 DANCE MOVEMENT Could you mentor a budding entrepreneur? QMU recently announced the creation of a new on-campus Business Innovation Zone (BIZ). The new business incubation facility will offer office space and other facilities to local small business start-ups and QMU graduates setting up their own business. Find out more about being a business mentor or promoting your skills via our Directory of Experts by contacting us at E: alumni@qmu.ac.uk Denise Munro Steph Smith 24-25 26 ALUMNI & DEVELOPMENT NEWS GRADUATES’ ASSOCIATION Clipper GA newsletter Singapore reunion Honorary graduates 27 28 WHERE ARE YOU NOW? LATEST NEWS Catching up with our graduates Dates for your diary Reunions QMYOU / Contents 3