Alumni Reunion Programme

Details of the Reunion day programme, school and departmental visits, and optional afternoon activities.  This will be updated when further activities are confirmed.

Saturday 29 September 2018
 9.45am Registration with tea and coffee in the Great Hall
 10.30am

Department/School visits

Visit our webpage for an up to date list of Departments and Schools that will be open.

Please note that departments can only open with a minimum of eight alumni.  To ensure your department is open on the day, why not get a group together?  Contact us for assistance.

 1.00pm

Two course lunch in the Great Hall hosted by the Vice-Chancellor (includes unlimited wine and soft drinks)

 3.00pm

Guild of Graduates Lectures 

'Sci-fi Forest: Propelling an English Woodland into 2050' - Professor Rob MacKenzie, Director, Birmingham Institute of Forest Research

'Growing avatars of cancer' - Dr Andrew Beggs, Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences

'Student Activism 1968' - Activist Selly Oak and Flatpack Film Festival

 4.00pm

Guild of Graduates Alumni Association AGM (this is open to all alumni)*

Optional activities**

 5.30pm

Drinks and canapés in Bramall foyer with a performance 


The cost of a day ticket includes all activities.  Should you and your friends wish to organise your own dinner, please visit our Reunion FAQs page, or contact us on the details below.

The MBChB Class of 1978 are invited to a reunion dinner at the Medical School at 7pm. Tickets cost £35. Please see the event page for more information and to book.

Do let the Events Team know if there is anything you feel should be included in the day's events, or if you would like to organise your own activities for the day.

Telephone: +44 (0)121 414 8904

Email: alumnievents@contacts.bham.ac.uk

*Please note that not all optional activities will be available to those attending the AGM.  For further information, contact the Events Team.

**Our optional activities are yet to be confirmed. In previous years, these have included:

  • Minibus or walking campus tour
  • Self-led tour of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts
  • Self-led tour of the Winterbourne House and Garden
  • Self-led tour of Blue Plaque and Sculpture Trails
  • Tour of the Guild of Students
  • Tour of the Cadbury Research Library
  • Self-led tour of the Lapworth Museum
  • Tour of the new Sports and Fitness Centre
  • Free time to explore campus at your leisure