Events

Join us at one of the many alumni events that take place throughout the year on campus, across the UK and internationally. They are a fantastic way to reconnect with old friends, expand your network of Sheffield alumni and find out what's been happening at the University recently.

A group of alumni outside Firth Court at an alumni reunion event

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Calendar of events

2020

March


House of Lords Alumni Reception
House of Lords, London
Wednesday 4 March 2020

Join our exclusive alumni event to connect with fellow alumni in the splendour of the House of Lords. Optional tours are available before introductory talks from Politics alumnus the Rt. Hon. the Lord David Blunkett and our President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Koen Lamberts, followed by a drinks reception. This event is extremely popular so the chance to purchase tickets is decided through a ballot draw.

Click here to enter the general ballotApplications for the ballot close at midnight on Sunday 8 December.


Thank You Event
Firth Hall, The University of Sheffield
Thursday 19 March 2020

Our annual event to thank all of our donors and volunteers who have given back to the University and its students over the past year. You will have the chance to meet and discuss your studies and careers, as well as meeting some of the students who have benefitted from your generosity. Invitations for this event will be sent out via email.

April


Alumni Football Tournament
Goodwin Sports Centre, The University of Sheffield
Saturday 4 April 2020

Our annual football tournament for teams of alumni from across the years, battling it out to take home the trophy.


Pop Tarts Reunited
Sheffield Students' Union
Saturday 4 April 2020

Return to the SU for everyone's favourite club night full of classic tunes from across the decades.

Tickets will be available from the SU Box Office closer to the event


University Quiz Night
The Octagon, The University of Sheffield
Tuesday 23 April 2020

Our annual quiz night in support of a great cause. Return to a room where you might previously have had exams for a different sort of test - trivia! So get a group of friends together and put your knowledge to the test.

May


Sheffield University Tenpin Bowling Club Reunion
Broomhill Tavern followed by Halifax Hall Hotel, Sheffield
Saturday 9 May 2020

This will be the eighth reunion since 1992 of the Sheffield University Tenpin Bowling Club. Starting by meeting in the Broomhill Tavern at noon on the Saturday, there will then be an evening function at Halifax Hall Hotel. On the Sunday morning the group will be bowling at Rotherham Super Bowl.

To register your interest please contact Roy Thurling roythurling747@btinternet.com


60th and 65th Anniversary Reunion Luncheon
Firth Court, The University of Sheffield
Wednesday 13 May - 11:00-16:30

We are delighted to welcome the classes of 1960 and 1955 back to the University for a celebratory lunch. There will also be a series of talks on some of the great work currently taking place at the University.

Invitations will be sent out early in 2020.

June


50th Anniversary Reunion Luncheon
Firth Court, The University of Sheffield
Friday 19 June 2020

It is our great pleasure to welcome the class of 1970 back to the University to mark 50 years since graduation. Following a lunch in Firth Hall, you will have the chance to experience a series of talks and tours of the University.

Invitations will be sent in Spring 2020.

July


The Big Walk 2020
Sheffield and the Peak District
Friday 3 July 2020

Whether you're an avid rambler or a novice walker, going it alone or coming together with a team, our annual Big Walk in the Peak District is an amazing opportunity to get out into the fresh air for a good cause with hundreds of other alumni, staff, students and friends of the University.

Register your interest to find out more about the Big Walk 2020

September


Annual Alumni Reunion
On campus
Saturday 12 September 2020

Our flagship event for graduates of the University of Sheffield. Join us for a full day of campus tours and talks on some of our latest research. In the evening, you can enjoy dinner and dancing in Firth Hall before Pop Tarts Reunited rounds off the night. This event is open to all alumni, but may be of particular interest to alumni from the classes of 2000, 1995, 1990 and 1980 celebrating 20, 25, 30 and 40 years since graduation.

October


Heritage Circle Lunch
Firth Hall, The University of Sheffield
Friday 30 October 2020

Our annual luncheon to meet and thank those of you who have generously pledged to leave a gift to the University in your Will.

Invitations will be sent in Summer 2020.