AGM in Bangkok and Seoul Summer Party 2016
AGM in Bangkok
The Imperial College Alumni Association of Thailand held their Annual General Meeting in Bangkok on 10 September 2016, and elected new officers for the upcoming year. Many thanks to the new President, Suvichak Thongborisoot (Electrical & Electronic Engineering 2015) for sending us brilliant photos. Let us know if you’d like to be introduced to the group: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seoul Summer Party 2016
"The event was very inspiring for the future of the Korean alumni association and the atmosphere was as great as ever. Next year, we hope to have even more alumni in attendance!” John Lee (MEng Aeronautics 2005) on the event he recently coordinated for the Korean alumni network.
On Saturday 3 September, around 50 alumni attended the group’s annual summer party at Hotel Prima in downtown Seoul. They heard presentations and news from the College, and had an opportunity to reconnect with their Imperial peers. Many thanks to John and the rest of the committee for their hard work to make this event happen, and for sending us these lovely photographs on our Facebook page.
Statistics reunion & Canada afternoon tea
Alumni host afternoon tea in Canada
On Friday 19 August, alumni in British Columbia, Canada, enjoyed an afternoon tea party at the home of Hooman Keyhan (MSc Civil and Environmental Engineering 2007), and his wife Elnaz.
MSc Statistics Class of 1984 reunite
This August, the MSc Statistics class of 1984 came back to campus for a reunion and were shown around their old department by current Statistics staff and students, caught up with each other in the Alumni Visitor Centre and saw how much Imperial and South Kensington has changed in 32 years.
Shanghai and Seattle
A Seattle sailing trip
This summer, the Pacific Northwest alumni group sailed the beautiful Lake Union in Seattle at their second event, generously hosted by an alumnus on his boat. The group have now appointed volunteer officers to look after the activities of the new network, including roles to steer the group’s communications and finances.
Senior Imperial staff visit Shanghai alumni group
Earlier this year, senior Imperial staff including Provost Professor James Stirling, Associate Provost Professor Maggie Dallman and Director of the Data Sciences Institute, Professor Yike Guo met members of the Shanghai Group for dinner to talk about the alumni group development in East China.
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Hong Kong Mentoring Programme
There are currently 84 enthusiastic alumni mentors helping Imperial undergraduate students by providing career-related and personal development advice. The mentors are active in STEM+M (Management) industries and their related fields. The programme maintains its focus on the requirements, features and development trends unique to Hong Kong.
Alumni meet in China
Director of Global Development Reid Ching and Director of Alumni Relations Nicola Pogson met with over 170 alumni and friends in Shanghai and Shenzhen and enjoyed reconnecting with the local network, hear an update on the latest news from Imperial, and to share their memories of the College. Many of our guests shared their interesting stories as part of our #OurImperial campaign.
Imperial in the City
Imperial in the City
Imperial alumni now working in the financial sector had the opportunity to get together and network at the Corney & Barrow bar in Canary Wharf on 29 June 2016.
Thanks to everyone who attended and congratulations to Niko Grapsas (Mechanical Engineering 2015) who was the lucky winner of the business card prize draw, receiving a bottle of champagne.
President Gast meets alumni and friends in Dublin
Around 50 alumni and friends of Imperial met President Gast in Dublin on Wednesday 13 July 2016, at the first College event in Ireland. Alumni, friends, offer holders, students and their families learnt about recent developments at the College direct from President Gast, and alumni discussed how an Irish network could be developed.
Imperial in Palo Alto and Alumni Weekend 2016
Alumni and friends gather at IDEO in Palo Alto
Wednesday 25 May saw around 70 alumni and friends of Imperial meet President Gast and members of the Imperial team in Palo Alto. The event took place at IDEO, a global design and innovation company, led by alumnus David Webster (DIC Mechanical Engineering 1993).
Record numbers of alumni return for the Alumni Weekend 2016
On 7 and 8 May 2016, more than 1,200 alumni and their guests gathered in South Kensington for the Alumni Weekend at the Imperial Festival 2016.
Postgraduate Graduation 2016 and Imperial in Mumbai
Postgraduate Graduation 2016
On Wednesday 5 May 2016, the Alumni Office had an amazing day in the sunshine welcoming more than 3,000 graduates into the alumni community. With the glorious weather, an on-stage proposal, and a nod to Star Wars, it was quite an occasion!
Celebrating a special relationship in Mumbai
On Tuesday 12 April, alumni, students, offer-holders, parents, supporters and guests met President Alice P. Gast at a reception at The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. The audience gathered to hear about the latest news and research from Imperial.
Imperial in Delhi and Kolkata
Alumni meet President Gast in Delhi
On Sunday 10 April, Imperial alumni and friends met President Alice P. Gast at a reception in Delhi. Joining her was Professor John Chambers, who shared fascinating insights into his research into the prevalence of diabetes amongst South Asians.
Planning the alumni network in Kolkata
On Friday 8 April, around 30 alumni gathered in Kolkata for a British-themed high tea and a lively discussion on plans for the network in Kolkata, which has a rich history of alumni activities.
Imperial in Saudi Arabia and Houston
Discussing the energy industry in Riyadh
On Thursday 15 April, alumni met with President Alice Gast at a reception in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. They were joined by guest speaker David Hobbs (Earth Science and Engineering 1984), an expert in energy industry structure and strategies.
Making new connections in Houston
President Alice Gast greatly enjoyed meeting Imperial alumni at a reception in Houston in March. The evening was an opportunity for alumni to make new connections in Houston, to catch-up with old friends or classmates and to find out what's new at Imperial.
New York and Miami
Malaysia and Singapore
Imperial hosts reception for alumni and friends in Malaysia
In January alumni and friends of the College gathered in Kuala Lumpur to meet Imperial's President Alice Gast. Romawati Abdul Rahman (MSc Earth Science & Engineering 2009) said, “I came tonight because of the great company! I like to be able to establish connections with likeminded people here in Malaysia, and it gives me a sense of belonging."
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Alumni and friends gather at a reception in Singapore
Alumni, guests and friends of the College joined Imperial's President Alice Gast for a reception in Singapore on Friday 8 January. The reception formed part of a longer trip to the region, in which President Gast also met corporate and institutional partners.
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Imperial in Beijing and Hong Kong
Investment banking and finance afternoon tea in Shenzhen
On 15 November, the Imperial College Alumni Association of South China held an Investment Bank & Finance Afternoon Tea Party in the cafe of the Prince William Nursery School, attended by 25 alumni.
Imperial in Beijing and Hong Kong
Physics Class and Paris
Alumni explore sustainability in Paris
On Tuesday 23 June, alumni and guests gathered in Paris and discussed contemporary challenges for sustainability with Dr Paolo Taticchi.
Dr Taticchi said “It was a lovely event, held in a fantastic venue and attended by prominent professionals.
Chemical and electrical engineering
Maths and msc management science class
Final Year Mathematics Reception
Professor Jonathan Mestel performed his musical performance about the study of maths last Tuesday at a reception for the final year mathematics students and recent alumni.
pg graduation and alumni weekend
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Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering alumni/student events
Supporting Civil & Environmental Engineering students
CivSoc, the student-run society for the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, organised an event which gave current students the chance to speak to recent alumni about their experiences of engineering in the twenty first century.
Sharing Mechanical Engineering careers advice
In partnership with the City and Guilds College Association (CGCA), MechSoc, the student-led society for the Department of Mechanical Engineering, organised for three alumni to speak to 50 current students about their time and Imperial and their careers to date.
Alumni reunion in South China and Donor Thank You Celebration
Celebrating a record-breaking year of giving
Imperial opened its doors to more than 360 donors and friends of the College on 25 November, for its biggest-ever celebration of giving.
Alumni reunions in Sydney and Palo Alto
Alumni gather in Sydney
Alumnus Ron Butler, President of the Imperial College Alumni Association of Eastern Australia, organised an informal get-together for around 30 alumni on a warm sunny afternoon in the heritage Rocks area of Sydney, Australia.
Alumni events in LA and Chemical Engineering Reunion
Quizzing alumni in LA
Around 50 alumni and their guests gathered in Los Angeles on Sunday 26 October to network and hear the latest news from Imperial, while an impressive knowledge of the College was tested with a pub quiz that capitalised on the competitive spirit in the room.
Chemical Engineering Class of 1984 reunion
The Class of 84 were back on campus to tour the Chemical Engineering facilities, including Imperial's Carbon Capture Pilot Plant - the most advanced of its kind in the world.
Alumni receptions in Hong Kong and CERN
Imperial College Alumni Association of Hong Kong
Paulina Chan, champion of the Imperial College Alumni Association of Hong Kong's mentoring programme, held a social networking event for mentors and their mentees in the Alumni Visitor Centre.
Physics lecture and Beijing reception
Department of Physics alumni lecture
Over 120 alumni attended an exclusive Physics event to hear Professor Sir Tom Kibble talk about his role in the prediction of the Higgs Boson.
Alumni receptions in Hangzhou and Hong Kong
Sharing memories in Hangzhou
Imperial’s major eastern China reception took place in Hangzhou. Many had travelled significant distances, including from Hong Kong, Ningbo, Chengdu and Shanghai to attend the 19 July event. Several alumni made a weekend of it, taking advantage of the event’s proximity to Hangzhou’s stunning West Lake.
Alumni reception in Hong Kong
Imperial alumni were among the first to welcome former President Sir Keith O'Nions and colleagues on their six-day visit to Hong Kong and mainland China. At a reception at the Hong Kong Club on 16 July they heard about the College's motivations for building links with the region.
Alumni receptions in Singapore and Malaysia
Alumni events in Chennai and Kolkata
Building networks in Chennai
The Chennai reception, held on January 5, provided the first opportunity in recent years for alumni living in and around the city to get together.
Promoting links with Indian industry in Kolkata
Rajive Kaul (BEng Engineering, 1971), President of the Imperial College Alumni Association of India (ICAAI), hosted an event for alumni and business leaders at his home, with guest of honour President & Rector Sir Keith O'Nions.
Alumni events in Delhi and Korea
Supporting entrepreneurship research in Delhi
Alumni gathered in New Delhi for the third in a series of Imperial alumni events held in India in January 2014.