Sheffield Alumni Bulletin – Issue 9

Photo: Annual Alumni Reunion 2009

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.

In this issue:

Annual Alumni Reunion

Alumni are invited to join in the celebrations in Sheffield on Saturday 12 September, especially those who will this year be celebrating 40, 30 and 25 years since graduating.

Annual Alumni Reunion 2009

Hong Kong Alumni Group Launched

The launch of a new alumni group in Hong Kong was celebrated in April this year at an event at the British Council hosted by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Keith Burnett, FRS.

Hong Kong Alumni Group Launched

Alumni Events and Reunions

Upcoming events for alumni and friends in 2009.

Alumni Reunions and Events 2009

Sheffield scientists receive top Royal Society honour

Two scientists from the University of Sheffield have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society, the highest possible accolade for British scientists.

Sheffield scientists receive top Royal Society honour

Sheffield in America

With around 2,000 Sheffield Alumni now living in the United States, we have the opportunity to build a strong American Alumni network to benefit us all. Alumni Office staff-member Helen Rey moved to the US last year, giving us the opportunity to set up our first overseas office.

Sheffield in America

Reunion Pop Tarts

For the first time in 15 years Sheffield Union, in conjunction with the Development and Alumni Relations Office, are throwing the doors open and inviting everyone from the class of ´94 onwards back for a massive Reunion Pop Tarts.

Reunion Pop Tarts

New support centre for students and staff

The University of Sheffield has invested in its growing Disability and Dyslexia Support Service with the refurbishment of the Hillsborough Centre. The new refurbishment is thanks largely to a generous donation from a former member of staff.

New support centre for students and staff

Donations make record impact on student life

Over 100 University staff, students and alumni came together last month to celebrate a record number of student scholarships and awards made possible by donations from alumni, staff, parents and friends.

Donations make record impact on student life

Graduate Internship Scheme

The University of Sheffield has received funding from Higher Education Funding Council´s Economic Challenge Investment Fund and Yorkshire Forward to support organisations who could benefit from employing a recent graduate to work on a short term placement.

Graduate Internship Scheme

University teams up with Sheffield United Football Club

Two of Sheffield´s best known names have teamed up to develop joint projects across the globe. Sheffield United Football Club and the University of Sheffield have entered into a collaboration agreement which will see them playing together around the world.

A winning team!

University of Sheffield Enterprise

The University of Sheffield Careers Service is looking for alumni to become involved in the recently formed University of Sheffield Enterprise programme.

University of Sheffield Enterprise

Alumna to host tribute exhibition of mother´s artwork

Art-lovers living in Sheffield may be interested in a forthcoming art exhibition hosted by Law graduate Alison Ross this summer.

Alumna to host tribute exhibition of mother’s artwork

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