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Alumni gather in Brunei, Darussalam

Alumni meet in Brunei

On Thursday 28 September, alumni in Brunei, Darussalam met for the very first time and enjoyed reconnecting with old friends and making new ones at Vanda Restaurant. 

Read more about it here.

Imperial College Alumni Association of Hong Kong

Smart cities master class in Hong Kong

On 19 September the Imperial College Alumni Association of Hong Kong (ICAAHK) organised an excellent master class on smart cities with Vice President (Innovation) Professor David Gann.

Read more here.

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Alumni in south China gather for a TEDx Futian event

Alumni in Shenzhen

On 22 September the alumni association in south China organised an impressive TEDx Futian event.  

Read more here. 

Physics class of 1965 reunion at South Kensington Campus

Physics class of 1965 reunion

Coffee and cake were enjoyed by the Physics class of 1965 who reunited at Imperial's South Kensington Campus late September.

Read more about it here.

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Alumni gather in San Diego

Lunchtime social in San Diego

The Southern Californie alumni group welcomed Imperial alumni for drinks, lunch and good conversation in La Jolla, San Diego. 

Learn more about our regional groups.

Royal College of Science Association AGM

The Royal College of Science Association's AGM 2017

On 14 September the Royal College of Science Association held their Annual General Meeting in the Union Bar.

Find out more about RCSA's upcoming events.

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Alumni in Seattle

Alumni meet in Seattle

on 14 September alumni in Seattle enjoyed meeting and talking to Professor Maggie Dallman, Associate Provost (Academic Partnerships). 

Keep in touch with alumni in Seattle with the Facebook group. 

Alumni in Los Angeles

Alumni in Los Angeles

On 10 September 14 alumni in Los Angeles enjoyed meeting Imperial's Kelly Mills for a catch up on the latest news from the College. 

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Alumni gather in Singapore for the 40th anniversary of the ICAAS

The ICAAS celebrates 40 years

To commemorate the Imperial College Alumni Association of Singapore's 40th anniversary, Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Tee Chee Hean addressed 300 alumni and friends at the Fullerton Hotel. 

Find out more about events organised by the ICAAS.

The Thailand alumni association gather in Bangkok

Alumni gather in Bangkok

Our alumni group in Thailand recently organised a meeting for alumni interested in Bangkok's start-up scene. Among the guests were Charubutr Asavaroengchai, a data scientist from Omise, Thailand's leading online payment gateway, and Krit Vichaiwatanapanich who founded Haupcar, Thailand's first car-sharing platform. 

Join the Association's Facebook group.

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Alumni in Toronto gather at the Gardiner Museum

Canadian connections celebrated in Toronto

President Alice Gast joined more than 100 alumni in Toronto on 27 July to celebrate Imperial’s pride in its deep Canadian connections.

See photos from the evening, or check out the full story

President Alice P. Gast with two male alumni at the M Shed Museum in Bristol

Alumni and friends reception in Bristol

On 27 June alumni and friends were warmly invited to meet President Alice P. Gast at an evening reception at the M Shed Museum in Bristol. 

See photos from the night

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A group of young alumni gather in Tapei for Alumni Weekend Global Celebrations

Alumni Weekend Global Celebrations 2017

Groups of alumni all over the world reminisced, reunited with old friends and celebrated their place in our vibrant community as part of the global celebrations for Alumni Weekend 2017.

See the photo gallery.

Alumni gather in front of the Union Building

Alumni Weekend at the Imperial Festival 2017

From recent graduates to those celebrating their 50th anniversary, alumni returned to campus on 6 and 7 May for the Alumni Weekend 2017.

Read the full story and see the photo gallery

Imperial in Saudi Arabia and Houston

Saudi

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.

Browse the photos on Facebook

Houston

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.

Browse the photos on Facebook

AGM in Bangkok and Seoul Summer Party 2016

AGM in Bangkok

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: alumni@imperial.ac.uk

See photos of the AGM on Facebook. 

Seoul Summer Party 2016

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

Afternoon tea in British Columbia

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.

See more photos on Facebook.

Statistics Class of 1984

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.

See more photos on Facebook.

Shanghai and Seattle

Seattle sailing trip

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.

See more images on Facebook.

Imperial staff meet shanghai group

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. 

See a selection of photos from the evening.

Postgraduate Graduation 2016 and Imperial in Mumbai

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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!

Browse the photos on Facebook

Mumbai

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.

Read the story or browse the photos on Facebook

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Hong Kong Mentor

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.

Join the Facebook group.

Imperial in China

Alumni meet in China

Director of Global Development Reid Ching and Director of Alumni Relations Nicola Pogson met with over 170 alumni and friends iShanghai 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.

See photos from the China events

Imperial in the City

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. 

Browse the Facebook album

Imperial in Dublin

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.

Read the news story and browse the Facebook album.

 

Imperial in Palo Alto and Alumni Weekend 2016

Alumni and friends gather at IDEO in Palo Alto

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).

Read the story or browse the photo album on Facebook

Alumni Weekend 2016

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.

Read the storyexplore the alumni contributions to an #OurImperial celebration or browse the photo albums on Facebook

Imperial in Delhi and Kolkata

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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.

Read the story or browse the photos on Facebook

Kolkata

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.

Browse the photos on Facebook

Malaysia and Singapore

Imperial in Malaysia

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."

Read the story and have a look at the photos on Facebook or Flickr

Imperial in Singapore

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.

Read the story and have a look at the photo album on Facebook or Flickr

New York and Miami

Alumni in Miami

Alumni meet up in Miami

In February 2016, 20 alumni and their guests met Imperial's President Alice P. Gast and other members of the Advancement Division in Miami, Florida. 

Browse the photo galleries on Flickr or Facebook

Imperial in New York

Imperial in New York

On 4 February 2016, Director of Alumni Relations Nicola Pogson and Director of Global Development Reid Ching met alumni in New York.

Check out the full set of images on Flickr or Facebook

Imperial in Beijing and Hong Kong

Imperial in Beijing

Alumni in Beijing explore synthetic biology

On 12 September 200 alumni, students, parents, and friends met President Alice Gast and heard from leading synthetic biologists in Beijing.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery in Flickr

Imperial in Hong Kong

President Gast celebrates Imperial's alumni in Hong Kong

On 14 September 200 guests gathered in Hong Kong to meet President Alice Gast and hear eminent alumni debate global challenges.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery in Flickr

Imperial in Beijing and Hong Kong

Imperial College Alumni Association of South China

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.

Read the full story 

Blackett Colloquium

Exploring dark matter in the inaugural Blackett Colloquium

On 24 October, more than 100 alumni and guests joined leading Imperial scientists to explore one of the biggest mysteries in physics, dark matter.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery in Flickr

Chemical and electrical engineering

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Chemical Engineering Class of 1995

The Chemical Engineering Class of 1995 gathered with their families in South Kensington for their own reunion.

"Someone said to me that it was like we’d never been apart" said Becky Andrew.

Scroll down for the story here or See the photo gallery

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Electrical Engineering Class of 1970

The Electrical Engineering Class of 1970 gather for their reunion 45 years on.

"This time we had some 20 classmates along with WAGS and HABS, making a total of some 35 in all" said Simon Maddison.

Scroll down for the full story here or See photo gallery

Physics Class and Paris

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Alumni gather for Physics Reunion

Alumnus Edward Fortune sent this update from his recent class reunion, celebrating the 50th anniversary of their graduation:

“We gathered on Saturday 20 June, almost 50 years to the day after finishing our final exam...'

Read full Story or See photo gallery

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.

Read full story

Maths and msc management science class

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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.

See the photo gallery

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MSc Management Science Class of 1984

The MSc Management Science class of 1983-1984 gathered on Friday 19 June 2015 at South Kensington Campus to celebrate their 31 year reunion.

Read the full story

Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering alumni/student events

Civil Engineering event

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. 

Find out more and see the photo gallery.

Mechanical Engineering event

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.

Read more about the alumni volunteers and see the photos.

Alumni reunion in South China and Donor Thank You Celebration

South China event

Revitalising the alumni association in South China

Over 100 alumni and their guests gathered in Shenzhen for a reception organised by the Imperial College Alumni Association of South China to revitalise Imperial’s alumni association in the region.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery.

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.

Read the full story.

Alumni reunions in Sydney and Palo Alto

Sydney reunion

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. 

See the photo gallery.

Palo Alto reception

Networking in Silicon Valley

80 Imperial alumni and their guests gathered at PARC, the Xerox headquarters in Palo Alto, on Tuesday 30 October to network and catch up.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery.

Alumni events in LA and Chemical Engineering Reunion

Alumni reception in LA

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.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery.

Chemical Engineering Class of 1984

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.

See the photo gallery.

Alumni receptions in Hong Kong and CERN

Imperial College Alumni Association of Hong Kong

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.

See the photo gallery.

Alumni at CERN

Alumni get an insider's view of CERN

Over 100 alumni and their guests gathered in Geneva recently, going behind-the-scenes at CERN, where many Imperial staff, students and alumni are based.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery.

Physics lecture and Beijing reception

Professor Sir Tom Kibble

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.

Watch Professor Kibble in action.

Beijing reception

Fond farewell to Sir Keith in Beijing

The prestigious Chang An Club hosted 200 alumni for the Beijing reception on 21 July – Sir Keith’s last in China as President & Rector, having attended more than 40 overseas alumni events during his tenure. 

Read the full story or view the photo album.

Alumni receptions in Hangzhou and Hong Kong

Hangzhou reception

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. 

Read the full story or see the photo gallery.

Hong Kong reception

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.

See the photo gallery.

Alumni receptions in Singapore and Malaysia

Malaysia reception

Alumni celebrations in Malaysia

Hundreds of Imperial alumni gathered at a reception hosted by British High Commissioner Antony Phillipson at Eden Hall in Singapore on Monday 14 July 2014.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery.

Singapore reception

Cultivating relationships in Singapore

Hundreds of Imperial alumni gathered at a reception hosted by British High Commissioner Antony Phillipson at Eden Hall in Singapore on Monday 14 July 2014.

Read the full story or see the photo gallery.

Alumni events in Chennai and Kolkata

Chennai

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.

Read the full story.

Kolkata

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.

Read the full story.

Alumni events in Delhi and Korea

Delhi

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.

Read the full story.

Korea

Developing scientific links in Korea

Imperial's Provost led a delegation to Korea in late May to develop scientific links and meet alumni.

Read the full story.