The Alumni Relations Office works hard to bring you a range of events, in the UK and overseas, which we hope will include something to appeal to everyone. If you have any suggestions for new events, or comments on the existing programme, please let us know at ARevents@soton.ac.uk. Also, if you would like us to publicise your reunion, please let us know.
You can now register your interest for the Reunion Experience 2014!
|Friday 7 March 2014||CORMSIS (Centre of Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems) Alumni Event||Garden Court, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ||We are delighted to invite all alumni from the University of Southampton that studied either an MSc which majored in Operational Research or Management Sciences to the first CORMSIS (Centre of Operational Research, Management Sciences and Information Systems) alumni event.
We are pleased to announce that this year’s speaker will be Ed Haysler - Director of LOC Consulting. Ed (MSc Operational Research 1974) is a business leader and programme manager with Board-level experience of delivering challenging business change programmes for clients including Royal Mail, GMAC, Transport for London and DWP.
Ed will be introduced by Professor Sally Brailsford. Sally (MSc Operational Research 1989, PhD 1993) is a Professor in Management Sciences here at Southampton.
Date: Friday 7 March 2014
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Garden Court, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
The evening will include a drinks and canapé reception, updates from the University, chances to meet with current students and academic staff and plenty of opportunities to catch-up with old friends. You can also find out more about our Summer Projects in Industry placement programme.
To book your place at this event please e-mail us on ARevents@southampton.ac.uk.
|Saturday 8 March 2014||Lifelong Learning Events||Avenue Campus, University of Southampton||Lifelong Learning offer continual development opportunities including study days, topic specific evening courses and language classes.
On all of the study days our alumni can benefit from the discounted rate of £21 instead of the full price £31. Please see below for the upcoming study days:
Saturday 8 March - Richard III
Saturday 29 March - Local Voices
Saturday 12 April - Social Impact of Climate Change
To find out about the latest Lifelong Learning opportunities and for more information on their study days please click here.
|Thursday 13 March 2014||Winchester School of Arts Careers Fair and Drinks Reception||Winchester School of Arts Cafe||Alumni are invited to a drinks reception following the Winchester School of Arts Careers Day. On the evening you'll be able to reunite and network with fellow alumni as well as current students and staff.
During the day our students will have the opportunity to meet and discuss career opportunities with companies such as Estee Lauder, Karen Millen, IBM and Blue State Digital and listen to talks by speakers such as Rob Shaw, founder of Jack Wills. As important, however, will be the chance for them to talk to you, our alumni, during the evening and find out about the career paths that you have taken.
We greatly value contact with our alumni and hope that this will be the first of many occasions when you will be able to return to the School and give current students the benefit of your experience.
Date: Thursday 13 March
Times: 4:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: WSA Café
If you would like to attend please e-mail ARevents@southampton.ac.uk by Friday 7 March.
|Monday 31 March 2014||New York Alumni Branch - Champagne Tasting||Moët Hennessy, 85 Tenth Avenue, New York, 10011||The New York Alumni Branch would like to invite alumni to an exclusive champagne tasting event, hosted by Moët Hennessy.
The tasting session will be led by Moët Hennessy’s champagne expert Belinda Chang, light snacks will be provided on the evening. Spaces for this event are limited, so if you would like to attend please RSVP before Monday 3 March to Kasia Bannon on email@example.com.
Date: Monday 31 March 2014
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm (approx)
Price: $20 (cheques can be made payable to Katherine Bannon and sent to Apt LD, 304 E.20th St, New York, 10003)
Please see the poster invite here.
|Thursday 3 April 2014||Southampton Alumni Branch Launch||The Bridge Bar, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ||In collaboration with the Alumni Relations Office at the University, a small group of local alumni are establishing the Southampton Branch of your global alumni community.
To mark the launch of the Southampton branch, we will be holding an evening reception on Highfield campus for alumni on Thursday 3 April 2014 from 6.00pm to 8.30pm.
The reception will be a great opportunity for you to connect with your friends, meet the committee and members of the Alumni Relations team, discuss ideas for the Southampton branch, and meet other alumni in the area.
To register for the event please click here - please register by Friday 28 March 2014.
If you want more details on the Southampton branch ahead of the event, please visit our website.
|Saturday 5 April 2014||San Francisco Alumni Reception||Cielo Terrace Studio, Hotel Vitale, Eight Mission Street, San Francisco, California, 94105||It is our great pleasure to invite alumni to a drinks reception in San Francisco on Saturday 5 April 2014.
The reception will be hosted by Joanne Donahoe - Associate Director - Office of Development and Alumni Relations and Holly Smith - Country Development Manager for North America and Europe. We are also pleased to have Professor Mark Stoyle – Early Modern History, Professor Ryan Bishop – Global Arts and Politics and Dr Jonathan Havercroft- Politics and IR, joining us on the night.
There will be plenty of opportunities on the evening to catch up with friends, network with your fellow alumni and hear a University update.
Canapé and Drinks Reception
Date: Saturday 5 April 2014
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Venue: Cielo Terrace Studio, Hotel Vitale, Eight Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94105
If you would like to join us, please RSVP to: ARevents@southampton.ac.uk by Monday 31 March 2014 – partners are welcome at the event, please indicate in your response whether you are planning on bringing a guest.
|Wednesday 30 April 2014||F.T.Prince poetry workshop||Special Collections, Hartley Library, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ||In this afternoon workshop, Will May a senior lecturer from Humanities will be introducing you to the wonder and richness of F.T. Prince's poetry. You will have the chance to explore early drafts of Prince's work, see letters by some of his most important correspondents, and explore the various literary and intellectual contexts for his work, which include Hasidism, African kingship, and the Chinese T'ang Dynasty.
The workshop will start at 2pm and finish at 5pm. It is a free event but space is limited so please ensure you book asap - to book please e-mail Will May on firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information please click here.
|Saturday 3 May 2014||Alumni Sports Day 2014||Jubilee Sports Centre, Highfield Campus and Wide Lane, University
of Southampton Sports Ground
|The University of Southampton Athletic Union is organising this years Alumni Sports Day and welcomes all alumni to get involved, whether it's on the playing field or supporting on the side line we need your involvement to make the event a success.
We are looking for alumni that are interested in being the official contact for each of the sports listed below:
• Men's Basketball
• Ladies Basketball
• Men's Cricket
• Ladies Cricket
• Men's Football
• Ladies Football
• Men's Hockey
• Ladies Hockey
• Men's Lacrosse
• Ladies Lacrosse
• Ladies Rugby
• Men's Rugby
• Men's Waterpolo
• Ladies Waterpolo
If you are happy to be the point of contact for your sport please contact ARevents@southampton.ac.uk as soon as possible.
|Tuesday 13 May 2014||Electronics and Computer Science Alumni Reception||BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP||Electronics and Computer Science alumni are invited to this year's ECS Alumni reception.
On the evening you'll have the opportunity to catch up with friends, network will fellow ECS graduates and meet academic staff and current students over drinks and canapés. You can also hear about how our alumni have supported current students through ECS mentoring, get involved in our new 'ECS-Inspire' programme and enjoy a University update.
Date: Tuesday 13 May
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: BMA House, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9JP
If you would like to attend please register here by Tuesday 6 May 2014.
|Saturday 12 July 2014||The Reunion Experience 2014||Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO17 1BJ||Make Saturday 12 July 2014 a day to remember and celebrate your Anniversary Class Reunion with friends from ‘54, ‘64, ‘74, ‘84, ‘94 and ’04.
This is your opportunity to come back to Southampton for the weekend, take a trip down memory lane with your friends and experience first-hand everything that makes the University what it is today.
Explore the astrophysics of the universe in the ‘Soton Astrodome’; experience an exciting live-action lecture all about particle physics ‘Accelerate!’; listen to live music and hear topical lectures on research that is currently taking place.
Have a go at experiments in our Chemistry labs; take a trip on the Toastrack bus or have a tour round our Humanities campus. With a program of exciting and interactive activities for you and your friends to experience and enjoy the only thing missing is you!
If there is eight or more of you in a group when you book we can offer you a discount per person on your ticket price so now is the time to get in touch with your friends and make sure they register their interest too!
To find out more and to register your interest in this event please click here, or email ARevents@soton.ac.uk or call + 44(0)23 8059 2747.
To see what happened at the 2013 Reunion Experience visit our past events page.
|Saturday 11 October 2014||Engineering Reunion for
|Chilworth Manor Hotel, Chilworth, Southampton, Hampshire, SO16 7PT||This Engineering Reunion is being organised by Angus Marshall (Civil Engineering, 1964). The event will start with an informal gathering at lunchtime in the Jolly Sailor, followed by a buffet dinner in the evening at Chilworth Manor.
If you would like to attend the reunion, or for more information please contact Angus Marshall on email@example.com.