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 2019. 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



House of Lords Alumni ReceptionUK flag
Thursday 21 March 2019
Palace of Westminster, London

Join fellow alumni in the impressive surroundings of Westminster for this popular reception hosted by Lord Blunkett. Guests have the opportunity to go on private tours of the Houses of Parliament. Tickets are allocated via a ballot system. Please note that entries for this year's ballot are now closed.

Sheffield Rugby League 50th Anniversary DinnerUK flag
Saturday 30 March 2019

Celebration dinner for student and alumni members of Sheffield University Rugby League Football Club. Guest speaker will be Leeds Rhinos' Gary Hetherington. To purchase tickets, contact Bernie Hunter (hunterb@talktalk.net) or Liam Grimmet (lpgrimmett1@sheffield.ac.uk), or visit the SURLFC Old Boys Facebook Group.


Alumni Football TournamentUK flag
Saturday 6 April 2019
On campus

Meet your friends back in Sheffield for the annual football tournament and evening social at the Students’ Union. Email: j.blencowe@sheffield.ac.uk or call 0114 222 6978 to get involved.

Pop Tarts ReunitedUK flag
Saturday 6 April 2019
On campus

Following on from the football tournament, celebrate or commiserate with a trip to the Students’ Union for a night of pop pleasure. Tickets are on sale now from the Students' Union Box Office. There will be a free Alumni Quiz in Bar One at 8pm.


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
Westin St. Francis Hotel, Union Square, San Francisco

This flagship event for US alumni will take place in San Francisco, California in 2019. A drinks reception will start the evening at 6:30pm, followed by dinner. Please book your place through the American Alumni Reunion 2019 booking form or visit the American Alumni Reunion web page for more more information.


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.


Medics 50th Anniversary Reunion for the Class of 1969UK flag
Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 July 2019
On campus

Alumni Medics from the class of 1969 are organising a special reunion dinner at Halifax Hall on Saturday 6 July. Guests in attendance will also have the chance to take part in other activities across the weekend, such as tours of the Medical School Archives and the University campus. To find out more and book your place, please contact Helen Joesbury (Lloyd) at h.joesbury@sheffield.ac.uk or Dorothy Smalley (Calladine) at d0jcalladine@gmail.com


Annual Alumni ReunionUK flag
Saturday 7 September 2019
On campus

Open to all alumni, our annual reunion recognises in particular those marking 20, 25, 30 and 40 years since graduating. Join the classes of 1999, 1994, 1989 and 1979 back on campus for a trip down memory lane. See the Reunion webpage for more information.
Invitations will be emailed in early spring to all alumni who graduated in these years and for whom we have a valid email address. Be sure to update your details so you don't miss out!

Celebrating 10 Years of International Development
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Saturday 14 September 2019

A celebration dinner organised by the Department of Geography to mark 10 years of our Masters Courses in International Development (2009-2019). All of our alumni are warmly invited to attend. To find out more please email geography@sheffield.ac.uk

Dentistry 50th Anniversary Reunion for the Class of 1969UK flag
Friday 20 - Sunday 21 September 2019

BDS graduates are organising a reunion back in Sheffield to celebrate the 50 years since graduation. For more details and information on how to take part please email Dr Ian Levy at ian.levy@virginmedia.com

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