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Alumni Community Events

We host a wide range of events throughout the year for all of our alumni and friends - you can access most of them online wherever you are! We look forward to welcoming you back to the Durham community and sharing the chance to catch up with old friends and to make new connections.

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Chicago Spring Social

Thursday 2 June 2022, 6pm (CDT)

Whether you are local to Chicago, or are simply passing through, meet local Durham graduates at The Red Lion Pub and celebrate the start of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022!

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Global Lecture Series 2022
Cosmic Extinction – The Far Future of the Universe
Tuesday 7 June 2022 , 6.30pm (BST)

Combined In-person and virtual event

The second lecture in the series will be given by Professor Carlos Frenk CBE, FRS who is Durham University’s Ogden Professor of Fundamental Physics.  Entitled Cosmic Extinction – the Far Future of the Universe, this will outline the latest research on dark matter and the likely fate of the universe.

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London Chapter Summer Social

Thursday 9 June 2022, 6pm (BST)

If you are living in or around London, why not catch up with other Durham graduates at our London chapter summer social? Whether you graduated in 2011 or 2021 please join the Durham University London Alumni Chapter for food, drinks and good company! 

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Global Lecture Series 2022
The Fate Of Communities – What Happened When The Coal Mines Closed
Monday 20 Jun 2022, 6.30pm (BST)

Combined In-person and virtual event

The third lecture in the series will be given by Professor Ray Hudson, Emeritus Professor in Durham University’s Department of Geography.  

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Stephenson College Alumni After Hours London

Tuesday 21 June 2022 from 6pm 

Stephenson College invites alumni to join us for our informal London After Hours event at The Counting House, 50 Cornhill, London EC3V 3PD. Book your place now. 


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Hild Bede London Drinks Reception

Friday 8 July 2022

We are thrilled to announce that we have been able to reschedule our two private tours around the prestigious stables in central London, currently fully booked, as well as the drinks reception at the Trading House.

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Geography 1972 Golden Anniversary Reunion

Friday 8 - Sunday 10 July 2022

A group of 1972 Durham University Geography graduates are organising a 50th Anniversary Re-union, in Durham. Register your place and more information will be shared with you soon.

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50 Years of Collingwood, London Launch Dinner

Saturday 10 September 2022

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. Join us for the launch of this exciting year on Saturday 10 September at IET, Savoy Place in London. Tickets are £120 each and will include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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Dunelm Society Annual Dinner

Thursday 13 October 2022, 7pm (BST)

This year’s venue for the Dunelm Society Dinner in London is a spectacular eighteenth-century hidden gem in the City. Built in 1735, Armoury House, is the headquarters of the Honourable Artillery Company Regiment. We will dine in the magnificent Long Room which is hung with an array of portraits and flags on beautiful wood-panelled walls.

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Convocation 
Thursday 13 October 2022, 5.30pm (GMT) 

Combined In-person and virtual event 

Convocation is the annual meeting of alumni. We hear from the Vice Chancellor, Professor Karen O'Brien, on the past year and a view to the future along with the opportunity to ask your questions. Everyone is welcome to join and this year you can join us in person or online so you can participate from wherever you are in the world.

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50 Years of Collingwood Reunion Dinner, 1972-1983*

Saturday 15 October 2022

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. The Class of 1972-1983* are invited to join us for a reunion dinner in College on 15 October 2022. Tickets are £40 each and include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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50 Years of Collingwood Reunion Dinner, 1984-1989*

Saturday 12 November 2022

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. The Class of 1984-1989* are invited to join us for a reunion dinner in College on 12 November 2022. Tickets are £40 each and include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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50 Years of Collingwood Reunion Dinner, 1990-1995*

Saturday 26 November 2022

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. The Class of 1990-1995* are invited to join us for a reunion dinner in College on 26 November 2022. Tickets are £40 each and include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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50 Years of Collingwood Reunion Dinner, 1996-2001*

Saturday 28 January 2023

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. The Class of 1996-2001* are invited to join us for a reunion dinner in College on 28 January 2023. Tickets are £40 each and include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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50 Years of Collingwood Reunion Dinner, 2002-2007*

Saturday 11 March 2023

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. The Class of 2002-2007* are invited to join us for a reunion dinner in College on 11 March 2023. Tickets are £40 each and include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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50 Years of Collingwood Reunion Dinner, 2008-2013*

Saturday 1 April 2023

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. The Class of 2008-2013* are invited to join us for a reunion dinner in College on 1 April 2023. Tickets are £40 each and include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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50 Years of Collingwood Reunion Dinner, 2014-2019*

Saturday 15 April 2023

Collingwood’s 50th Golden Anniversary will take place over the course of the academic year 2022-23. We will be celebrating the deep and lasting sense of friendship and community that so many of you will recognise and treasure. The Class of 2014-2019* are invited to join us for a reunion dinner in College on 15 April 2023. Tickets are £40 each and include a drinks reception and a three-course meal.

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The Palatine Centre
Stockton Road
Durham
DH1 3LE

0191 334 6305
alumni.office@durham.ac.uk

The full team is currently working out of the office due to Covid-19. We always love to hear from you but it may take us a little longer than usual to respond - especially by mail or telephone. Thank you for bearing with us. Please do get in touch with us online for anything time-sensitive at alumni.office@durham.ac.uk