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

2019

November


Sheffield Rag Reunion Dinner & Dance 
Saturday 9 November 2019
Halifax Hall Hotel, Sheffield

Rag alumni are organising a reunion in Sheffield to celebrate Rag turning 100. For more details, and information on how to take part, please email Peter Kirkup on peterkirkup1973@yahoo.co.uk.


White Rose Brussel alumni networking event
Tuesday 19 November 2019 - 18:00
Renaissance Brussels Hotel, Brussels

Join the Vice-Chancellors and alumni from the three White Rose universities - Leeds, Sheffield and York - to celebrate our alumni community in Brussels and our continued commitment to research excellence and partnership working within the EU.
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December


'Out of This World' by Dr Helen Sharman
Tuesday 3 December 2019
The Royal Society, London

Alumna and first Briton in space, Dr Helen Sharman will take the audience on a journey into space during this lecture. Helen’s space mission was set in the context of the last few years of the Soviet Union, when the Soviet Space Agency had approached western European countries with a view to flying one of their nationals to the Mir Space Station. The talk will be illustrated with photographs from space, some of which Helen took herself. 

This event is now fully booked


Dublin alumni reception
Wednesday 4 December 2019 - 18:30
Trinity City Hotel, Dublin

We are delighted to welcome alumni in Ireland and Northern Ireland to reconnect with other graduates and share your memories of your time with us at Sheffield. You will also have the chance to hear about recent developments taking place at the University.

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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. Please ensure your email address is up to date to make sure you receive details of this event. 


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. Alumni will have the chance to meet and discuss their studies and careers, as well as meeting some of the students who have benefitted from their 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
Tursday 23 April 2020

Our annual quiz night in support of a great cause. Return to a room where you might previously had exams for a different sort of test - trivia - so get together a group of friends 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 and 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 they graduated from the University. Following a lunch in Firth Hall alumni will have the chance for a series of talks and tours of the University.

Invitations will be sent in Spring 2020

September


Annual Alumni Reunion
On campus
Saturday 12 September 2020

Our flagship event for graduates of the University. Join us for a full day of tours of campus and talks on some of our latest research. In the evening we have 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 they graduated.

October


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

Our annual luncheon to meet and thank alumni and friends of the University who have pledged to leave a gift to the University in their Will.

Invitations will be sent in Summer 2020

Organise your own event

Want to get together with your old friends and classmates, but don't know where to start? We are here to help.

How to organise a reunion