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09 July 2018
Derwin was visiting from China and brought with him, his wife and daughter who were seeing the School for the first time. ...
05 July 2018
Having flown in from Seattle to visit family, Iain popped in to the School to see how much had changed in the 15 years since he was last here. ...
04 July 2018
Neil was on a trip over from Wellington, New Zealand and popped in with his family to have a look around his old school. ...
27 June 2018
John was visiting from San Francisco with his wife Cherry. ...
25 June 2018
Greig is currently studying International Relations with Mandarin at the Ningbo Campus – University of Nottingham and popped in to the School whilst he was back in the UK. ...
20 June 2018
Brian was visiting Merchiston for the first time in 30 years having studied here for a year on a ESU scholarship. ...
20 June 2018
Will Biggart (94-01) London Rep has secured a great venue for the Pre-Calcutta Cup Dinner on 15 March 2019. ...
09 June 2018

It was a cracking day down at Accies and although the hard track allowed for a fast game, it would certainly go on to take its toll on the players! The squad of boys who turned up to represent the club were superb and each one put in a great shift ...
06 June 2018
On Saturday 7 July Roger Baird (73-78), Iwan Tukalo and Rob Wainwright are holding a 24 hour Spinathon for the Doddie Foundation. ...
05 June 2018
On Merchiston’s most recent tour to New Zealand. ...
05 June 2018
Andrew Auld (86-91)  and Robert Auld (91-96) are cycling from England’s most Easterly point to Ireland’s most Westerly point. ...
05 June 2018
A message from David Murray (87-92)"I am delighted to offer you a unique and very rare opportunity to buy some of Burgundy’s greatest wines direct from our family’s vineyard situated in the heart of the region. ...
05 June 2018
MFC had a good run at the Edinburgh City 7s last weekend, only to lose to the Rex Club Red Kites in the semi-final. ...
04 June 2018
Euan Jennings (06-15) has written a Big Tech Predictions Blog where he discusses the App Store cull, a re-surge in VR and retailers looking to improve their apps. ...
04 June 2018

Turning socio-economic challenges into opportunities. ...
22 May 2018
On Friday 18 May, the School hosted the annual 1XI v Merchistonians T20 bash. ...
17 May 2018
“At Muirfield on Sunday 13 May the Merchistonian team took on the Lorretonians in their annual match. ...
11 May 2018
It was great to see Grant and his wife, Margaret this week who popped by on their way to St Andrews. ...
07 May 2018
Ian and his wife were up visiting family and took the opportunity to pop by the School for a tour. ...
07 May 2018
On a 70th birthday trip to Scotland, Allan decided to surprise his father with a trip to Merchiston. ...
07 May 2018
Match Manager, George Walker (69-74) provides an update:

"The team consisting of Niall Ballantyne (82-87), Richard Duncan (94-00), Colin Barbour (78-83), Stephen Biggart (96-03), Sandy Corstorphine (59-64), Will Biggart (94-01) and Alastair Millig ...
04 May 2018
Following a most enjoyable year at ICTA I was dispatched to Sarawak, together with Norman Orr and Robin Kirk, in August 1957. ...
03 May 2018
Following two full house presentations last year, Iain Wright (60-65) is back by popular demand. ...
01 May 2018
Ben Property is an Edinburgh based property management company run by Merchistonian, Jamie Kerr (88-93). ...
01 May 2018

I am just back from two weeks in Cape Town, I lived in South Africa for five years in the Seventies and have visited regularly over the years so it is very much a home from home. ...
26 April 2018
A dear friend of mine, Martin Macari passed away last year and I set myself the challenge of learning a new game and trialling for the National Touch Squads in his honour. ...
16 April 2018
New Knot Cufflinks available now. ...
19 March 2018
Douglas Crawford (09-14) and Benn Morris (09-16) are coming to the end of their tenure as chairman and vice-chairman respectively of the University of Bath Rugby Club, a year which has seen the club membership numbers exceed 400; the largest it has e ...
15 March 2018
Chris Shorter (64-67) has been in touch to say that he is delighted to hear about the 50 year reunion in May which he plans to attend. ...
15 March 2018
On Saturday 10 of March the annual Merchistonian Clay and Rifle competition took place against pupils. ...
14 March 2018
The inaugural Merchistonian v Merchiston squash match took place on 8 March at Colinton Castle Squash Club. ...
09 February 2018
The Merchistonian Club is pleased to announce Murray Capital as its new title sponsor. ...
01 February 2018

"Diversifying for the next generation"
Presentation by Simon Hannah (88-95),
Managing Director of J. ...
30 January 2018
Congratulations to Tom Diggle (08-16) who has been selected for the 2018 High Performance and Academy programme of Scottish Target Shooting. ...
30 January 2018
As the hereditary chief of Clan Majoribanks, Andrew Marjoribanks of that Ilk (55-59) was invited to unveil a statue to the Golden Retriever, which was first bred by one Dudley Marjoribanks, later Lord Tweedmouth. ...
29 January 2018
Stewart Crerar (02-08) was a member of the Merchiston Tennis Academy when it started and was part of the Scottish Schools’ Cup Championship team. ...
16 January 2018
Magnus Bradbury (11-13) has been selected to play! Congratulations Magnus and Ready Ay Ready for the tournament. ...
14 December 2017
Thanks to James Hardie (52-57) who has returned to the School a library book titled ‘The Far North’ taken out 50 years ago. ...
14 December 2017
Will Lindsay (87-94) works with McInroy & Wood in Haddington, East Lothian, and is looking to recruit a graduate Investment Analyst for this successful discretionary investment manager. ...
07 December 2017
Current pupil, James L, wrote to the Headmaster after the 2014 Remembrance Service (when he was in Pringle) with an idea for 2018 – now that is impressive forward thinking for a 12 year old! Now, in 2017, he stood in front of a packed Memorial H ...
07 December 2017
James Raeburn (15-17), a promising young photographer, is pursuing a career in photography and videography. ...
07 December 2017
Are there any graduates looking to get their foot in the door of the VC/PE world?
06 December 2017
Dr Dan Brown (2003 leaver) came to talk to the Sixth Form and a selection of St George’s girls on Wednesday 29 November about Health & Wellness. ...
23 November 2017
Which Merchistonian has your vote for next year’s Merchistonian Award? Has your old classmate, father, son, uncle, grandfather done something special, distinguished, industrious, charitable in his lifetime that you think earns him a chance to win? Th ...
23 November 2017
Last month Grant Hardie (05-10) and his team, representing Scotland, won gold at the World Mixed Curling Championships held in Champery, Switzerland. ...
22 November 2017
Fraser Brown (01-07), Glasgow and Scotland hooker, visited the school on Wednesday 22 November. ...
17 November 2017
Congratulations to Andrew McGill (84-85) and Diane Carbutt who tied the knot on 23 September at St Michaels and All Angels Church, RAF Cranwell. ...
15 November 2017
The Headmaster and Barbara will be visiting Asia this month, South Korea, Hong Kong, and Malaysia, and would be delighted to meet up with you. ...
10 November 2017
Jamie Maran (04-15) and Dan Nutton (05-14) played together for Newcastle University’s 1XV team against Birmingham University; they won the game convincingly! Dan is captain of the 1XV and Jamie is captain of the 2XV. ...
10 November 2017
The SRU board has granted that the MRFC its historic status of being an FC instead of an RFC. ...
10 November 2017
James Johnstone (02-08) has been given his opportunity with Edinburgh after several seasons on the sevens circuit and feels that it is time to try and forge a future in the 15-a-side game, although he is yet to learn if he will be back with the abbre ...
03 November 2017
You all had a great time on the course, at dinner, and then for drinks afterwards. ...
02 November 2017
Roderick Douglas Macrorie (1908-1912) was a 2nd Lieutenant in the 4th Battalion Royal Scots and then moved up to be Captain when he was killed in action at Gaza on 2 November 1917. ...
01 November 2017
Philippe Lemaitre (88-96) brought his wife, Charlotte, and daughter to Merchiston this week for a walk down memory lane. ...
26 October 2017
Congratulations to Zach Mercer on his selection for the England squad!

Eddie Jones has named his England squad to begin their preparations for the opening match of the Old Mutual Wealth series against Argentina. ...
16 October 2017
Grant Hardie (05-10) skipped the Scottish team to success at the recent World Mixed Curling Championship. ...
14 October 2017
Rory Forbes (84-88) and his wife, Anita Chiu, are delighted to announce the arrival of Elise Kesson Forbes on 14 October 2017 at the Matilda Hospital in Hong Kong. ...
10 October 2017
James McKie (07-09) was one of Merchiston's very first Tennis Academy graduates so we are very proud to see that James is now the assistant coach of Tennessee Athletics men's tennis team. ...
07 October 2017
The 2017 Cruise of Bagheera of Whitby by David Clements (57-62). ...
30 September 2017
Handshakes at the main door to the School; a cheeky wee photo with the returning lads, before the Headmaster and Mrs Hunter were invited to join the shot on the main staircase (Cameron tartan) outside the Memorial Hall; and then on down to the Old Li ...
29 September 2017
The away games are now available to book so please get your requests in to Louise here. ...
29 September 2017
A thank you to David McCallum (66-70) who found a copy of the Scottish Field magazine from November 1965. ...
20 September 2017
Sam Hidalgo-Clyne (06-01) and Hamish Watson helped launch the Mitsubishi Motors Kit 4 Clubs Scheme. ...
14 September 2017
"We are reviving the hugely popular and fun St Andrews day event. ...
13 September 2017
Leonardo is the largest inward investor in the UK defence sector, the largest Italian inward investor to the UK, and one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD. ...
12 September 2017
‘Where Your Boy Comes First’ – Have you seen this video yet? Cick here to watch. ...
12 September 2017
Following two days of stiff competition, Angus Roberts (13-16) was proclaimed as one of the winners of the 2017 Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards. ...
10 September 2017
“A round up of Cambs 1 and 2 from last weekend. ...
08 September 2017
"Historians in Italy believe they have found the remains of Robert Donald Brown(1928-1932), a British officer who was hailed a hero during the Second World War after holding off a German attack singlehandedly, armed only with a pistol and hand grenad ...
08 September 2017
Robert Mansergh (1912-1914) served in the 17th Battalion Manchester Regiment – the 2nd Manchester Pals. ...
08 September 2017
Gavin Parker (11-13): “Having graduated university the year before I was very keen to travel and see a bit of the world. ...
06 September 2017
"I have recently co-founded a new SaaS business providing board portal software to the Not-for-profit and SME markets around the globe. ...
06 September 2017
Many of you will know about the MCS panel project from 2016. ...
01 September 2017
Congratulations to those that have graduated from Aberdeen University; Patrick Alexander Baker (06-11) with a Degree Of Bachelor Of Medicine And Bachelor Of Surgery, Oliver Cameron Paterson Hofford (04-13) with a Degree Of Bachelor Of Law With Option ...
30 August 2017
Cameron is seeking a placement for his Year in Industry - he is studying Industrial Design and Technology at Brunel University in London and has just completed his 2nd year. ...
29 August 2017
On being named captain, Bradbury told Edinburgh Rugby: “I’m over the moon with the news. ...
28 August 2017
During the holidays we had a visit from Roy Humble (44-48) and his daughter Noreen, Hugh Dinwoodie (43-48), and Bill Donaldson (44-49). ...

 

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