Nottingham Alumni

Our Nottingham alumni community is now more than a quarter of a million strong. That is an extraordinary total, and an extraordinary asset. In one way or another I spend a lot of time with our alumni. This can take the form of: formal engagement events; employer visits; private dinners hosted by our Chancellor Sir …

Long Service Awards

Just before the winter break I presented the 2012 Long Service awards. This is always an outstanding occasion and this year was no exception. As well as being an opportunity to formally thank colleagues for so many years of dedication and commitment, this is also a wonderful celebration with family members and other colleagues from …

Alumni Achievements

Each year we call for nominations for Alumni Achievement Awards to recognise outstanding accomplishments of our graduates. A specially appointed Panel evaluates the cases submitted and typically selects around ten to receive this recognition. The 2012 Awards celebration was held last week. Our MC for the evening was Edgar Wallner, a Pharmacy graduate of 1958, who …

Farewells, Awards and Celebrations

Last week was dominated by a series of events which involved welcoming colleagues back, saying farewell to others and rewarding long service. On Tuesday, the University Council met for the final time this calendar year. It was the last meeting Chaired by its outgoing President, Keith Hamill. Keith is a Politics graduate of our University and …