Sheffield Alumni Bulletin – Issue 9
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
- Hong Kong Alumni Group Launched
- Alumni Events and Reunions
- Sheffield scientists receive top Royal Society honour
- Sheffield in America
- Reunion Pop Tarts
- New support centre for students and staff
- Donations make record impact on student life
- Graduate Internship Scheme
- University teams up with Sheffield United Football Club
- University of Sheffield Enterprise
- Alumna to host tribute exhibition of mother’s artwork
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.
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.
Alumni Events and Reunions
Upcoming events for alumni and friends in 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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