GTC hosts events for alumni around the world, from small gatherings to the main Alumni Reunion every September at the College. Click on the links below to see photo galleries from recent alumni events.
House of Lords Alumni Reception, London, 6 March 2014
Le Pont de la Tour Wine-Tasting Reception, London, 6 November 2013
Drinks Reception on HMS Belfast, London 19 February 2013
Almost 40 alumni joined GTC Principal Professor Sir David Watson on the historic HMS Belfast on London's South Bank for a drinks and canapés reception and a chance to hear GTC Fellow Carolyn Hoyle, Professor in Criminology, discuss ‘Miscarriages of Justice: a problem that hasn't gone away', drawing on examples from her own professional experience, and focusing on several high profile cases of wrongful convictions.
New Zealand Alumni Reunion Dinner, The Wellington Club, Wellington, 12 February 2013
Hosted by GTC Honorary Fellow Professor Michael Earl, during a working visit to New Zealand, the dinner was attended by a group of more than 20 GTC alumni, members, friends and guests, from a range of disciplines including management, medicine and the media. Michael Earl spoke about various initiatives at the College, including the Emerging Markets Symposium and Chris Clarke also spoke about his experience of being the first Oxford Praxis Visiting Visiting Research Scholar in 2009.
GTC Alumni Reunion 15 September 2012
On a rare sunny Saturday, GTC alumni came back to College to enjoy a packed programme of events, including rowing with the Boat Club, tours of the gardens and the Observatory, and three fascinating talks by GTC fellows: Professor Stephen Kennedy on fetal growth; Professor Theodore Zeldin introduced a practical demonstration of his work in developing structured conversations which achieve more than ordinary social or professional exchanges, where alumni participated with randomly chosen partners; and Dr Keith Ruddle on latest discussions on leadership. Alumni and their guests then enjoyed dinner in the Radcliffe Observatory.
GTC Alumni Reunion 17 September 2011
An energetic morning of rowing with the Boat Club was followed by two short afternoon lectures from GTC fellows. Professor Peter Rothwell, outlined his research into the risks and benefits of daily aspirin, while Charles Barclay, talked about the once in a lifetime transit of Venus 2012 and conducted a tour of the Radcliffe Observatory. After the now traditional tours of the beautiful College gardens, Principal Professor Sir David Watson presented Is Higher Education worth it? The day ended with a drinks reception and dinner in the Radcliffe Observatory.
GTC Alumni Reunion 25 September 2010
On a beautiful late summer's afternoon, GTC alumni gathered at the College to hear about the history of astronomy at the Radcliffe Observatory and explore the magnificent octagonal observing room on the top floor. Tours of the College gardens with head gardener Michael Pirie were followed by a short lecture by GTC Fellow Martin Seeleib-Kaiser about the Future of Work, a GTC academic initiative. The day ended with dinner for alumni and their guests in the Radcliffe Observatory with a speech by Professor Sir David Watson, Principal Elect.