10 Famous Edinburgh students: Celebrities who attended Edinburgh Schools and Universities including Sean Connery, Shirley Manson, Gail Porter and Charles Darwin
10 Famous Edinburgh students: Celebrities who attended Edinburgh Schools and Universities including Sean Connery, Shirley Manson, Gail Porter and Charles Darwin

10 Famous Edinburgh students: Celebrities and stars who went to schools and universities in Edinburgh

Edinburgh boasts an impressive list of celebrities and stars whose success stories started in – or passed through – the capital and its educational institutions.

Monday, 27th June 2022, 3:36 pm

Before their rise to prominence as household names they attended schools, colleges and universities just like the rest of us and - possibly - it may have been the school you went to yourself.

So, we researched Edinburgh’s famous faces to discover which schools raised the household names before they attained the ‘household’ distinction and created the following list of 10 prominent people from the area.

If you went to school with any of these stars then we hope the list conjures up fond memories of your time with them during their academic years.

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