15 Edinburgh celebrities and the schools or universities they attended, including Sam Heughan and JK Rowling

Edinburgh’s schools, colleges and universities have helped shape many famous names, producing celebrities from actors and musicians to TV stars.

If you’ve ever wondered where Outlander star Sam Heughan or Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh were educated we’ve got the answers for you.

How many of the celebrities in our photo gallery did you know went to school, college or university in Edinburgh and did any attend the same one as you or your children?

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