Past Events

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UC Running Group - Green Park

9 December 2018

The UC Running Club went for a wintry run along from Green Park to London Bridge, followed by festive refreshments at the London Bridge Christmas market. 

UCB and UCSD go Ice Skating

2 December 2018

The Berkeley Club of London and the UCSD UK Alumni Club celebrated teh festive season with ice skating around the historic Tower of London. 

Tax Workshop for US Expatriates

28 November 2018

US-UK tax specialist Daniel Jaffe of Jaffe & Co. led a workshop for UC alumni designed for long-term residents seeking an update on changes in tax legislation, as well as US ex-pats who have just moved to the UK who will be filing their taxes from Europe for the first time. 

Brexit - Impacts, Challenges, and Possibilities

IEW Brexit

14 November 2017

Brexit Discussion Kicks Off International Education Week for the University of California in Europe. 

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Wicked Problems: Using Strategic International Collaborations to Solve the World's Most Pressing Problems

Dr Kalu14 October 2017

The Vice Provost of International Affairs at the University of California, Riverside led this stimulating talk for UC alumni, students, parents and friends over a Saturday afternoon tea.

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Team UC in the British 10K


9 July 2017

The first Team UC to run the British 10K was in 2007. Now, ten years on, a team of twenty-eight University of California alumni took to the streets of London, all in support of UC study abroad scholarships. 

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UCLA Afternoon Tea & Tour of Private Gardens

17 June 2017

UCLA alumni, students and friends came together to enjoy a very British Saturday - exploring London's beautiful gardens, followed by afternoon tea. Through Open Squares, which opens a number of private gardens to the public for 1 weekend only, the group were able to explore luscious green spaces such as the Cornwall and Lexham gardens. 

UCSB TTT June Pub Night

15 June 2017

Welcoming the start of British Summer, UCSB Alumni UK and friends gathered for the monthly TTT, this time visiting Tamesis Dock, a moored boat bar on the Thames. 

Your Brain is a Time Machine

31 May 2017 

World-renowned brain researcher and UCLA Professor Dean Buonomano shared insights into the brain's ability to time travel at this fascinating dinner with UCLA alumni, parents and friends. Discussing his new book, Your Brain is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time, Professor Buonomano presented an influential theory of how our brains perceive and tell time. 

UCSB TTT May Pub Night

18 May 2017

UCSB Alumni UK gathered alumni, students and friends for a May edition of Triple T at the lovely riverside pub, The Founder's Arms in Borough. 

Jazz Night at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club

15 May 2017

UK Bruins and friends enjoyed a spectacular evening of live music at one of London's legendary venues, Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club in Soho. 

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The Royal Academy of Art: America After the Fall Exhibition

13 May 2017

UC Berkeley Haas UK joined together with the Penn Club UK to visit the Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition, America After the Fall. Following a tour of the exhibit, the group gathered at the Keeper's House for some refreshments and mingling. 

UCR Highlanders First Foodie Friday: Mezcal Cantina


5 May 2017

UCR Highlanders in London network celebrated their First Foodie Friday - a signature series of events where the group will visit some of London's coole, quirky and tasty dinner spots, every other frist Friday of the month.  As this one coincided with Cinco de Mayo, the group celebrated with a meal at Mexican restaurant, Mezcal Cantina Bar in Stoke Newington. 

UCSB TTT April Pub Night - featuring UCSC

20 April 2017

At the April edition of UCSB Alumni UK's TTT, UCSC Alumni UK co-hosted, gathering at the Canadian Pub The Maple Leaf in Covent Garden.

University of California Alumni UK Charity Gala

1 April 2017

UC alumni, friends, parents and guests were invited to the second annual UC Alumni UK Charity Gala on Saturday 1 April 2017. Honoured guests were treated to a sparkling networking reception, 3-course dinner, dancing and a chance to win spectacular prizes through a silent auction and raffle prize draw. Delivering the key note speech on the night was Mr. Albert Scardino, a UC Berkeley alumnus and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. His topic was titled, What the EU and USA can learn from each others' childhoods. Prizes to be won through the silent auction and raffle prize draw included a bottle of House of Commons Champagne signed by Prime Minister Theresa May, and a one-night stay at luxury boutique hotel The Kensington, among others. 

Technology and Entrepreneurship Round-Table


21 March 2017

UCLA Anderson and UCLA alumni, students and parents enjoyed a panel discussion on the developments of technology and entrepreneurship. Dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, Dean Judy Olian, asked the panellists several intriguing questions including where do they see the technology and entrepreneurship going; where are the gaps and opportunities in the market; and to what extent did the MBA program help prepare them for their current roles?

UCSB TTT March Pub Night - Featuring UCLA and UCD

16 March 2017

UC alumni and friends gathered for the March edition of UCSB Alumni UK's Third Thirsty Thursday. UCLA Alumni UK and UC Davis London Club co-hosted the event, asking fellow UC friends to gather at the Blackfriar Pub, one example of a great Victoria-era pub in London. 

UCLA Sustainability Global Forum

20 February 2017

UCLA alumni, students, parents and friends enjoyed a special dinner with Chancellor Gene Block and Associate Vice Chancellor for Environment and Sustainability, Mark Gold. A part of the UCLA Global Forum Series, Chancellor Block and Vice Chanellor Gold shared updates on UCLA's ground-breaking sustainability project - the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge - as well as the project's implications for megacities around the world. The UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge initiative seeks to make the city of Los Angeles 100% sustainable in water, renewable energy and bio-diversity by 2050. 

UCSB TTT February Pub Night - Featuring UCSD and UCD

16 February 2017

UCSB Alumni UK was joined by UCSD Alumni UK and UC Davis London Club for the February edition of the ever-popular Third Thirsty Thursday series. Over 25 alumni from the three campuses gathered together in the historic George Inn in Borough, which dates back to the 1600s. 

Getting to the Top: An Insider's View to C-Suite Recruitment

8 February 2017

UCLA Anderson alumna and Director at Russell Reynolds, a leading executive recruiting company, led this engaging talk on C-suite recruitment.

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An Evening With Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks

13 January 2017

UC Berkeley alumni, students and friends gathered for a celebration of UC Berkeley, with special guest Chancellor Nicolas B. Dirks. The Chancellor provided campus updates, whilst attendees enjoyed a networking reception.