Upcoming events

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To help you keep in touch with your friends and to give you the opportunity to find out the latest news from the University, we have organised a variety of events for you during 2018/19. To register your interest for an event, to let us know about an event that you are planning, or for more information please email: alumni@sheffield.ac.uk


2018


September


Distinguished Alumni Award Reception in MelbourneAustralia flag
Thursday 20 September 2018 
Victoria University, Melbourne, City Flinders Campus

This is a special reception at which we will be conferring a Distinguished Alumni Award on one of our esteemed alumni in Australia, Professor Greg Tegart (PhD 1959). Places are limited so to register for this event please Book Your Place as soon as possible.


Sheffield Alumni Reception in SydneyAustralia flag
Saturday 22 September
Holme Building, University of Sydney

Join us at this reception to hear of recent developments and updates from your University, and to meet and re-connect with fellow alumni. Book you place here.


1988 Biological Sciences ReunionUK flag
Saturday 22 - Sunday 23 September 2018
On Campus and Sheffield Region

An informal get together for all Biological Sciences alumni who graduated in 1988. The event will include a tour of the University campus, dinner on Saturday night and then a walk in the Peak District followed by lunch on the Sunday. If you are interested in attending this event please email the organisers directly at sheffuni88reunion@gmail.com or visit the event Facebook page for more details.


October


Placement & Graduate Jobs Fair for all degree subjectsUK flag
Monday 15 October, 11:30 - 15:00
On campus

Meet more than 60 organisations including ASOS, BMW, Charityworks, Teach First, PwC, the Civil Service, Siemens and Frontline with summer and year-long placements and graduate schemes available to all disciplines. Book your place


Placement & Graduate Jobs Fair for STEM subjects
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Tuesday 16 October, 11:00 - 14:00
On campus

Meet more than 60 organisations including Sky, British Sugar, Severn Trent, Dyson, EY, Unilever, GSK and FDM with graduate schemes available. Book your place


Law Careers FairUK flag
Wednesday 17 October, 11:30 - 15:00
On campus

Meet more than 40 organisations including Slaughter and May, Irwin Mitchell, Clifford Chance, CMS, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Addleshaw Goddard who can kickstart your career in law! Book your place


Sheffield Alumni Mixer in Austin, TexasUSA flag
Saturday 20 October 2018
800 Brazos Street, Austin, Texas, USA

Dr Trevor Richards, a member of the University of Sheffield in America Board of Directors, and his wife Julie are hosting an alumni mixer in downtown Austin. Join them to meet up with some of your fellow Sheffield graduates in the Texas area. Book your place online to attend.


2018 Alumni Reception in ShanghaiChina
Tuesday 23 October 2018, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
Grand Hyatt Shanghai

Join us for this exclusive reception, co-hosted by the University's Chief Operating Officer, Mr Andrew Dodman, and the Director of Advancement, Mr Miles Stevenson, to hear of recent developments and re-connect with your fellow alumni.
To register your place please complete our Shanghai Booking Form


Heritage Circle Lunch 2018
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Friday 26 October 2018
On campus
An opportunity for us to thank our Heritage Circle members for their continued support. Email alumni@sheffield.ac.uk for more details.


2018 Alumni Reception in Beijing
China
Saturday 27 October 2018, 6.30pm - 10.00pm
Four Seasons Beijing

This reception will be hosted by the University's 13th President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Keith Burnett. Sir Keith will be joined by the University's Chief Operating Officer, Mr Andrew Dodman, and the Director of Advancement, Mr Miles Stevenson, to share recent developments at the University and re-connect with alumni in and around Beijing.
To register your place please complete our Beijing Booking Form

2019


February


Sheffield Alumni Pub QuizUK flag
February 2019 (Date TBC)
London (venue TBC)

The annual pub quiz is back! Take on your fellow alumni in this test of knowledge to see who will take home the trophy. Further details and invitations will be shared in early 2019.


March


Earnshaw Association ReunionUK flag
Saturday 9 March 2019
Halifax Hall, Sheffield

The Earnshaw Association will be holding its Annual Dinner in Halifax Hall on Saturday 9 March 2019. For further information please contact Steve Gill sg.mog@btinternet.com


April


Alumni Sports DayUK flag
April 2019 (Date TBC)
On campus

Meet your friends back in Sheffield for the annual sports day and evening social at the Students’ Union. Email: j.blencowe@sheffield.ac.uk or call o114 222 6978 to get involved.


Pop Tarts ReunitedUK flag
April 2019 (Date TBC)
On campus

Following on from the sports day, celebrate or commiserate with a trip to the Students’ Union for a night of pop pleasure. Check back later for booking details.


House of Lords Alumni ReceptionUK flag
March/April 2019 (Date TBC)
London

Join fellow alumni in the impressive surroundings of Westminster for this popular reception hosted by Lord Blunkett. Guests also have the opportunity to go on private tours of the Houses of Parliament. Tickets are allocated via a ballot system, details of which will be emailed in the New Year


May


Anniversary Reunion Luncheon for the classes of 1954 and 1959UK flag
Wednesday 1 May 2019
On campus

A special event for alumni celebrating 65 and 60 years since graduating from the University. Invitations will be sent out in the spring to all those from these class years for whom we hold contact details.


University Quiz NightUK flag
Thursday 2 May 2019
On campus

Teams of alumni, staff , students and friends are invited to take part in the annual quiz, with prizes for the winners and runners-up. Email: eventsteam@sheffield.ac.uk for more details


American Alumni ReunionUSA flag
Saturday 4 May 2019
San Fransisco (venue TBC)

This flagship event for US alumni will take place in San Fransisco. Invitations to the evening reception and dinner will be sent in March.


June


Anniversary Reunion Luncheon for the class of 1969UK flag
Friday 14 June 2019
On campus

A celebratory luncheon in Firth Hall, to mark the 50th anniversary of
alumni graduating from the University. Invitations will be emailed out in the spring to all those from this class year for whom we hold contact details.


September


Annual Alumni ReunionUK flag
Saturday 7 September 2019
On campus

Open to all alumni, the annual reunion recognises in particular those marking 20, 25, 30 and 40 years since graduating from the University. The classes of 1999, 1994, 1989 and 1979 are the focus for our 2019 celebrations. Invitations will be emailed out in the spring to all those from these class years for whom we hold contact details.

To view a calendar of events run by the University, please visit the What's On web pages.