Past Events

Enough of Experts: Trust, credibility and the academy in a post-truth age

Thursday 6 April 2017, 18:30 - 21:00
National Gallery Singapore, Singapore

The University of London hosted a lively panel discussion at the National Gallery Singapore to explore what has led us to a post-truth age, its potential impact, and what universities and higher education can do to help the world trust experts again.

Our panel included:

  • Sir Richard Dearlove, Chair of the University of London Board of Trustees and former Chief of MI6
  • Professor Bob O’Keefe, Vice Principal and Dean of Management and Economics at Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Dr Mary Stiasny, Pro Vice-Chancellor, and Chief Executive of the International Programmes, University of London

This event was part of the British Council 'Knowledge is GREAT' Lecture Series.

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Fast-track your career with the University of London

Tuesday 4 April 2017, 18:30 -22:00
National Library Singapore, Singapore

Are you looking to climb the ranks of your organisation and reach the top of your profession?

On Tuesday 4 April, the University of London and ACCA, Singapore hosted an exclusive interactive event for recent alumni focused on developing their  professional skills and helping them to get ahead in their career.

Led by industry experts from professional services, this event:

  • Gave practical tips to help accelerate your career development
  • Shared insights about what employers in the sector are really looking for
  • Helped alumni build their professional network

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SIM Global Education Alumni: CEO Dialogue 2016

Monday 7 November 2016, 6:30 - 9pm
SIM Headquarters Block D, Performing Arts Theatre, Singapore 599491

The CEO Dialogue, organised by SIM Global Education in Singapore, gave alumni and students the chance hear from industry leaders on business and leadership.

The CEO Dialogue 2016 wasa collaboration between the SIM GE Alumni Engagement Office and the University of London to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the SIM - University of London partnership.

Speakers included:

  • Ms Veronica Shim, Managing Director, Senior Advisor, Bank Julius Baer Singapore
  • Mr Eddie Sng, Executive Director, Agility International Pte Ltd
  • Dr Lee Kwok Cheong, Chief Executive Officer, SIM Global Education.

The Future of Global Higher Education

In October 2016, alumni, students and friends of the University of London joined us in Washington DC and New York in October to learn more about the future for learning and how the University is leading the way in the creation of a truly global classroom.

New York Alumni and Supporters Reception

Wednesday 26 October October, 6 - 8:30pm
Century Association, 7 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036

Hosted by the Chair of the University of London Board of Trustees, Sir Richard Dearlove, this event celebrated the valuable contribution made by supporters to the delivery of academic excellence and world-leading research in the humanities.

The Future of Higher Education Panel Debate, New York

Tuesday 25 October, 6 - 9pm
Rubin Museum of Art, 150 W 17th St, New York, NY 10011

A debate on the future of global higher education chaired by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of London, Professor Sir Adrian Smith. The panel included Sir Richard Dearlove, the Chair of the University of London Board of Trustees, Tim Gore, CEO of the University of London Institute in Paris, and Professor Rosemary Deem, Vice-Principal (Education) at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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Washington, DC Alumni Reception

Monday 24 October 2016, 6 - 8:30pm
W Hotel, 515 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20004

At this informal recepton, alumni and senior staff from the University of London had the opportunity to network and learn more about our programmes and partnerships helping learners across the globe.

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Aby Warburg 150: Alumni Reception

18:00 - 20:00, Tuesday 14 June, The Warburg Institute

In June 2016, The Warburg Institute commemorated the 150th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Aby Warburg.

At the centre of the celebrations was Aby Warburg 150: Work, Legacy and Promise, an international conference dedicated to his work and heritage and on Tuesday 14 June, alumni of The Warburg Institute joined current students and staff to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Aby Warburg at the Institute.

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University of London Alumni Reception: Beijing

Tuesday 10 May, 18:00 - 20:30 CST

An exclusive networking reception for University of London alumni with Professor Roger Kain, Dean of the School of Advanced Study and Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research at the University of London in Beijing.

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Living Literature: The Great Gatsby

Thursday 5 May 2016, 19:30 - 22:00, Senate House

Travel back in time to 1922 with Living Literature and explore the tastes, sights, smells and sounds of Gatsby’s lost world, with guidance from experts in the history of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Prohibition-era New York.

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Careers Networking Conference with GradSingapore

SunTec Convention and Exhibition Centre Singapore, Thursday 7 April 2016 

Meet prospective employers from some of the largest employers in banking, finance and professional services in Singapore at the University of London Careers Networking Conference, held in partnership with GradSingapore.

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Creative Thinking in the 21st Century Economy

National Museum of Singapore, Tuesday 5 April 2016

What does it take to succeed in a vibrant and dynamic economy today?

At this special event in Singapore, a range of key industry figures from banking, accountancy, energy and law came together to discuss how creative thinking and the softer skills could impact the contemporary global economy.

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