Alumni Events

Green Templeton College hosts a wide range of events throughout the year, from the annual Meeting Minds in Oxford celebration, receptions and reunions in college, and the summer Garden Party, to bespoke events around the world hosted by Principal Professor Denise Lievesley and other Fellows.

All Green Templeton alumni, friends, and supporters are warmly invited to join us.

For more information about any event, please contact alumni@gtc.ox.ac.uk.

Past Alumni events:

Alumni event at The Royal Society, London
13 November 2019, 18:30 to 20:30
To mark the launch of the London Alumni Chapter, Green Templeton Fellow Professor Charles Foster gave a talk on his acclaimed book ‘Being a Beast’; a New York Times bestseller and IgNobel Prize winner, at The Royal Society, London.
More information

Alumni reception in Cape Town
24 September 2019, 17:30 to 19:30
Green Templeton Vice-Principal Dr Rebecca Surender hosted an informal drinks reception at The Protea Hotel in Cape Town.

Meeting Minds in Oxford
20 to 22 September 2019

The University of Oxford’s next Meeting Minds in Oxford was held from 20 to 22 September 2019. As part of the alumni weekend, on Saturday 21 September, Green Templeton hosted a garden and history tour led by Head Gardener Michael Pirie, with talks on the legacy of Sir William Osler. More information.

The history and evolution of Green College and Green Templeton College
Part of Meeting Minds in Oxford
22 September 2019

Hosted by Emeritus Fellow Professor John Sear, speakers  included Principal Denise Lievesley and Governing Body Fellows Professor Peter Friend and Professor Sir Richard Peto. More information.

40th celebration of the founding of Green College
Part of Meeting Minds in Oxford
20 September 2019

Green Templeton was established in its current form in October 2008 through the merger of Green College and Templeton College.  Guest speakers include Green Templeton Emeritus Fellow Sir Muir Gray. More information.

San Francisco alumni reception and talk
22 August 2019, 18:30 to 20:30

Green Templeton Research Fellow Dr Benjamin Chrisinger hosted an evening reception at the Golden Gate Tap Room. Dr Chrisinger also gave a talk based on his research, entitled Place Matters: Linking Evidence to the Practice of Building Healthy Communities.

Kuala Lumpur alumni reception 
22 August 2019, 18:30 to 20:30

Green Templeton Principal Professor Denise Lievesley hosted a reception at The Gobo Upstairs Lounge at Traders Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on 22 August from 18:30 to 20:30.

Singapore alumni reception
14 August 2019, 18:30 to 20:30

Green Templeton Principal Professor Denise Lievesley hosted a reception at The Tanglin Club in Singapore on 14 August from 18:30 to 20:30.

Copenhagen alumni reception
9 July 2019, 18:00 to 20:00

Dr Marc Thompson, Governing Body Fellow of Green Templeton and Senior Fellow in Strategy and Organisation at Saïd Business School, hosted a drinks reception at Hotel SP34.

Johannesburg alumni reception
28 May 2019, 17:30

Dr Rebecca Surender, Vice Principal of Green Templeton, hosted an informal reception in Johannesburg for alumni to meet up and hear about college news and forthcoming events.

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Green Templeton College Alumni Chapter in Japan

17 April 2019, 18:30

Senior Research Fellow Professor Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, Director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, joined the Japan Alumni Chapter to give a talk in Tokyo about the future of journalism.

New York City alumni reception with Principal Denise Lievesley 
Part of Oxford in North America
16 April 2019, 18:30

Green Templeton Principal Professor Denise Lievesley hosted a reception at The Yale Club in New York City for alumni, friends and supporters of the college.

Washington D.C. alumni reception with Principal Denise Lievesley
Part of Oxford in North America

11 April 2019, 18:30 to 20:30

Green Templeton Principal Professor Denise Lievesley hosted an evening reception at The Officina, in SW Washington, D.C. with drinks, canapés and an opportunity to meet and mingle for fellow alumni, friends and supporters of the college.

Tokyo alumni reception with Principal Denise Lievesley
Part of the University’s Meeting Minds in Asia
22 March 2019, 18:30 to 20:00

Green Templeton Principal Professor Denise Lievesley hosted an evening reception for college alumni, friends and supporters at the spectacular Happo-en, offering drinks, canapés and the opportunity to mingle and network with fellow alumni, friends and supporters of Green Templeton.

Meeting Minds in Asia: Tokyo Alumni Weekend
Organised by the University of Oxford

22 to 24 March 2019

The Meeting Minds in Asia Weekend, taking place in Tokyo, included presentations of the latest Oxford research across many disciplines, talks from prominent local figures, and socialising and networking opportunities. There were specially-organised tours and events including a Celebration Dinner at the Edo Period Happo-en gardens and a brunch-time cruise. The last Meeting Minds weekend was held in Oxford in September 2018 and drew more than 100 speakers and 1,400 guests. Find out more about Meeting Minds in Tokyo here.


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