Sheffield Alumni Bulletin - Issue 5

Welcome to latest issue of our quarterly e-newsletter for alumni of the University of Sheffield.

The Alumni Relations team will be bringing you the latest alumni news and events to ensure you are kept up to date with your University. Remember to let us know if your email has changed so that you can continue to receive future Sheffield Alumni Bulletins.

Photo: University Challenge team

In this issue:

Queen´s Anniversary Prize for AMRC

Congratulations to the staff, students and partner companies of the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing, who received the University's fourth Queen's Anniversary Prize on 14 February 2008.

University receives Queen’s Anniversary Prize

Alumni honoured in New Year´s Honours List

We´d like to congratulate the following alumni who were recently named in the Queen´s New Year´s Honours List 2008.

New Year’s Honours 2008

Alumni Travel Programme to Aegean Turkey

As part of the Alumni Travel Programme, the University has teamed up with IMA Travel to offer a private cruise in Aegean Turkey.

Alumni Travel

Students make final of University Challenge

The current University of Sheffield University Challenge team have triumphed to reach the final of the famous television show, surpassing all previous attempts by the University´s teams over the years.

Rising to the challenge

Get involved to help current and future students

As alumni of the University you may not realise just how important your role could be in helping the development of our current and prospective students and the University itself.

Get involved

Save the date – this year´s events programme

We always look forward to meeting up with our alumni both on and off campus at our special events. This year we have a range of events, including the following which we hope you may be able to attend.

Alumni events

Farewell to Ranmoor

More than 100 people, including residents past and present, recently attended a 'farewell' party at Ranmoor House Hall of Residence.

Ranmoor

Architecture Centenary news

Staff, students, alumni and the local Sheffield community will get the chance to learn more about the rich history of the University of Sheffield´s School of Architecture, as well as its plans for the future, as it celebrates its Centenary Year in 2008.

Architecture centenary

Celebrate Geography´s centenary

2008 marks the Centenary of the Geography Department at the University of Sheffield. The Department plans to celebrate this landmark anniversary with a variety of activities.

Geography centenary

The Exchange – Political lecture events for 2008

The University´s Politics´ Society and Students´ Union have teamed up to form The Exchange, which will hold a programme of engaging political and public speaking events throughout the year.

The first few dates have been announced and alumni are invited to attend.

The Exchange

University´s Spring Concert Series launched

The University of Sheffield´s Spring Concert Series opened in February with an evening of jazz from Sheffield-based singer, Rosie Brown. The series includes 26 concerts between now and May.

Spring Concert Series

We are here to help, so if you have any queries about the services available to our graduates, please contact the Alumni Relations team at the email address below:

email : alumni@sheffield.ac.uk