2016 events 2016 events


Each year, at the end of September, UEA alumni around the world get together to celebrate the University's anniversary on or around the 29th September. Events can be as formal or informal as you wish, and the alumni office is here to offer support and publicise your reunion.

If you're looking for inspiration, take a look at the videos and photos below from some of our 2016 events.










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Events were held in the following locations in 2016:

Accra, Ghana Friday 30 September. Host: Beryl Addae 
Atlanta, Georgia, USA Host: David Hayes
Austin, Texas, USA Wednesday 21 September. Host: John Barlow 
Bangalore, India Saturday 1 October. Host: Ramkishan Singh 
Beirut, Labanon Host: Janine Azzam
Brisbane, Australia Friday 4 November. Host: Lucina Levens
Canberra, Australia Friday 30 September. Host: Diana Hammond
Islamabad, Pakistan Host: Farmanullah Anjum
Kandy, Sri Lanka Saturday 24 September. Host: Dinendra Senaratne 
Kathmandu, Nepal Host: Arjun Adhikari
Kyoto, Japan Saturday 1 October. Host: Mikio Ando and Junko Tazaki 
Lagos, Nigeria Host: Olasoji Fagbola
London, UK Friday 9 September. Host: Patrick Meehan
Manila, Philipines Saturday 24 September. Host: Nick Hilton
Melbourne, Australia Tuesday 27 September. Host: David Dawson 
Montreal, Canada Saturday 8 October. Host: Kelly-Anne Frendo
Nairobi City, Kenya Wednesday 14 September. Host: Jack Whaley (UEA International Office)
Norwich, UK Friday 30 September Host: Tony Crush
Perth, Australia Monday 21 November Host: Rob Ross and Miranda Ross
Putrajaya, Malaysia Host: Shiefa Alia
San Francisco, USA Sunday 2 October. Host: Maggie Parkinson
Vienna, Austria December (date tbc) Host: Magdalena Nemcovska 
Washington DC, USA Host: Mark Schofield
Yaoundé, Cameroon Saturday 5 November. Host: Roland Philippe Mbock
Zambia Friday 30 September. Host: Arifur Rahman 

To find out more about the Global Gathering or express your interest in hosting an event please contact Claire Eden at

There's no such thing as too small for a reunion – even if it’s just two of you! If you’re with another UEA graduate on 29 September we’d love to hear from you.