Development And Alumni Relations Office

 

During the COVID-19 restrictions, events run by, or in partnership with Queen’s University Belfast may have been postponed, cancelled or moved to a virtual online event. If you have a query regarding a specific event, please get in touch with the organiser. Alternatively, please contact us at alumni@qub.ac.uk and we will be glad to assist. 

 

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THE McCOSH LECTURE 2022

PAGANS AND CHRISTIANS IN THE ENGLISH ENLIGHTENMENT

WEDNESDAY 25 MAY 2022 - 2:15PM - 4:00PM

Venue - Online & Canada Room and Council Chamber, Queen's University Belfast.

This lecture, co-sponsored by the British Academy, will feature Professor Colin Kidd (University of St Andrews) exploring the significance of pagan antiquity in a Christian society.  Specifically, he will look at how certain pagan values were absorbed into the Church of England during England's Enlightenment of the eighteenth-century.

For further details and to register your attendance (in person or virtually) please visit the HAPP website.

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QUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG)

ANNUAL DINNER 2022

Friday 27 May - 6:30pm

Venue - The Great Hall Queen's University, Belfast.

Queen's Women Graduates (QWG) will hold their annual dinner in May with drinks reception to commence at 6:30pm followed by dinner at 7:30pm. Further information including guest speaker and booking details will be updated in due course.  

If you would like to find out more about Queen's Women Graduates please visit the QWG website.

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QUEEN'S GRADUATES' ASSOCIATION (QGA)

QGA PRESIDENT'S SPRING DRINKS RECEPTION

SPRING 2022 (DATE / TIME TBC)

 

Venue - TBC

The Queen's Graduates' Association President's Spring Drinks Reception provides members with a great opportunity to network with fellow alumni in an informal setting and to hear from the recipients of the QGA Scholarships.

 

Further details will appear in due course.

 

If you would like to find out more about the Association and how to join, please visit the QGA webpage.

 

 

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the BURRELL COLLECTION 

SATURDAY 28 MAY 2022

Venue - The Burrell, Glasgow

Join Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS), to see Lord and Lady Burrell's internationally significant collection of art and artifacts, spanning 6,000 years of history. The galleries and displays include "interactive and immersive experiences" and are well laid out over three floors with lots of space, enabling social distancing. 

Meet at the refurbished Museum for coffee, followed by a self guided tour and lunch. 

For further information, or if you would like to join the Queen's University Association Scotland, please contact President Bill Hagan.

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QUEEN'S GRADUATES' ASSOCIATION (QGA)

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022

MAY 2022 (DATE / TIME TBC)

Venue - TBC

This event is only open to members of the QGA.  Further details will follow in due course.

 

To find out more about the Queen's Graduates' Association, including how to join, please visit the QGA page.

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IRISH STUDIES INTERNATIONAL LECTURE

IRISH AMERICA FROM THE TROUBLES TO BREXIT: A SLEEPING GIANT AWAKES

TUESDAY 7 JUNE 2022 - 5:00PM - 6:30PM

Emeleus Lecture Theatre, Lanyon Building, Queen's University

This lecture will be delivered by Brian O'Dwyer, widely respected as one of the top leaders of the Irish Community in America.  Having served as an advisor to the White House (under President Clinton) on Irish issues and has regularly been recognised by Irish America magazine on numerous occasions as  a member of the 'Top 100' Irish in the United States.

Visit the Irish Studies website for further details and to register your attendance.

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SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY

BEHIND THE SCENES: THE SCHOOL THAT TRIED TO END RACISM

TUESDAY 7 JUNE 2022 - 5:00PM - 6:30PM

David Keir Building, Queen's University

Join the School of Psychology for this special in-person event featuring Professor Rhiannon Turner, who will deliver a behind the scenes lecture on the making of the BAFTA 2020 documentary series (broadcast on Channel 4), The School That Tried to End Racism.

Please visit the School of Psychology website for further details and to register your attendance.

 

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TEDx QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY

CTRL + ALT + DEL

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2022 - 3:30PM - 8:30PM

Riddel Hall, Queen's University

Queen's University Belfast is delighted to announce their second ever LIVE TEDx event to take place in Riddel Hall on Wednesday 8 June 2022. The partnership with corporate partner, PwC, Ctrl + Alt + Del will showcase our community - the staff, students and alumni of Queen's.

Visit the Public Engagement website for more details and to book your tickets.

 

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THE GRADUATE SCHOOL

INNOVATION AFTER HOURS - PROF NICHOLAS DUNNE

THURSDAY 9 JUNE 2022 - 5:30PM - 6:30PM

Social Space, Graduate School, Queen's University Belfast

The Innovation After Hours series provides an opportunity to network with like-minded people and to be inspired by innovative and entrepreneurial guest speakers.  June's speaker, Professor Nicholas Dunne - Chair of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing at Dublin City University), has been selected as part of the university's celebration of Research Culture.  

Visit the event website for more information and to register your attendance.

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THE CATHOLIC CHAPLAINCY QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST

GOLDEN JUBILEE BALL

FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2022 - 7:00PM

Venue - Belfast City Hall

The Catholic Chaplaincy at Queen's University will celebrate its Golden Jubilee with a Gala Ball in Belfast City Hall. A drinks reception will be followed by a four-course dinner with wine, and dancing to live band MOJO. The evening promises to be the highlight of this year's social calendar, giving Queen's Chaplaincy alumni and friends, across generations, a wonderful opportunity to catch up and share memores.

Tickets are priced at £80, £50 for students (plus online booking fee) and can be secured by visiting event's page.

 

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PRESIDENT'S DRINKS RECEPTION

Monday 27 June 2022 - 6:30pm - 8.30pm

Venue - Hurlingham Club, London

The Queen's University Association London (QUAL) President's Drinks Reception will be held at this special venue on Monday 27 June 2022. 

Full details, including how to book your place can be found on the event's page.

For further information on the Association and how to become a member, please visit the QUAL website

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QUEEN'S GRADUATES' ASSOCIATION (QGA) & QUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG)

GRAND OPERA HOUSE TOUR

Summer 2022 (DATE / TIME TBC)

Venue - Grand Opera House, Belfast.

The Queen's Graduates' Association (QGA) and Queen's Woman Graduates (QWG) are delighted to announce this joint event which will feature a tour of the Grand Opera House in Belfast. Further details to follow in due course. 

Please visit the QGA and QWG websites respectfully for more information on each of the groups and how to become a member.

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Glasgow outing

summer / autumn (Date TBC) 

Venue - House for an Art Lover, Glasgow 

 Join Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS) at House for an Art Lover, set within the magnificent grounds of Glasgow'e Bellahouston Park. This house was originally designed by infamous Charles Rennie Mackintosh as a country retreat for a person of taste and culture and now, more than 110 years later it boasts an art gallery, exhibition space, events venue, café and much more.

If you would like to find out more about the Association and how to join, please visit the QUAS web page.

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SCHOOL OF HISTORY, ANTHROPOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY AND POLITICS

EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGISTS (EASA) CONFERENCE BELFAST 2022

TUESDAY 26 - FRIDAY 29 JULY 2022 - 9:00AM - 6:00PM

Venue - School of HAPP, Queen's University Belfast.

The EASA conference is the largest gathering of anthropologists in Europe and the 2022 edition will be hosted in Belfast at the School of History. Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP).  The event will include a wide range of plenaries, panels, film screenings, labs and other activities. 

Find out more, including pricing and registration details at the HAPP website.

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS)

THE JAPANESE GARDEN
AUGUST 2022 - DATE AND TIME TBC.

Venue - The Japanese Garden, Cowden.

Join Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS),  by invitation from Trinity College Dublin Association Scotland (TCDAS) to experience The Japanese Garden in Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Explore the extensive seven acre garden in the grounds of Cowden Castle inspired by one Scottish adventurer's visit to Japan at the turn of the 20th Century. On her return to Scotland, Ella Christie commissioned female designer Taki Handa to create the garden that would become the first and only garden of its size and scale designed by a woman.

For further information, or if you would like to join the Queen's University Association Scotland, please contact President Bill Hagan.

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QUEEN'S GRADUATES' ASSOCIATION

LECTURE & NETWORKING EVENT

SEPTEMBER 2022 (DATE / TIME TBC)

Venue TBC

Join Queen's Graduates' Assocation for their annual lecture and networking event.  Further details including guest speaker, date and venue will follow in due course.

If you would like to find out more about Queen's Graduates' Association please visit the QGA website.

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GRADUATE REUNION

CLASS OF 1971 MEDICINE REUNION

WEDNESDAY 28 - THURSDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2022

Venue - The Great Hall, Queen's University Belfast.

The Medicine class of 1971 will be holding thir 50th anniversary reunion (rescheduled from 2021) later this year.  The reunion will feature dinner in the Great Hall at Queen's alongside other activities to be confirmed. Any Medicine graduate from the class of 1971 requiring further details or who would like to confirm their attendance should contact the organisers directly:

Margaret Mark: margaretmark@live.co.uk

Chris Corkey: corkeyboy1@btinternet.com

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ANNUAL POLITICS LECTURE 2022

AMERICA'S RACIAL ORDERS AFTER TRUMP

AUTUMN 2022 (DATE TBC)

Venue - Online

Professor Desmond King, Andrew W Mellon Professor of American Government at the University of Oxford, will deliver the Queen’s Annual Politics Lecture on a date to be confirmed in the Autumn at Queen's University Belfast. 

For further details and to register your attendance visit the HAPP website.

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS)
ANNUAL LUNCH
 

Friday 7 OCTOBER 2022 - 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Venue: Apex Waterloo.

The Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS) will hold their annual lunch at the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh in October.

For further information, or if you would like to join the Queen's University Association Scotland, please contact President Bill Hagan. 

 

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QUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG)

irfuw conference social dinner

friday 14 october 2022 - (time tbc)

Venue - The Great Hall, Queen's University Belfast.

Queen's Women Graduates (QWG) will hold a social dinner for the Irish Federation of University Women's (IrFUW) Conference for the Irish Associations. More information including times, guest speakers and booking details will be updated in due course.

If you would like to find out more about Queen's Women Graduates please visit the QWG website and if you would also like to find out more about the Irish Federation of University Women kindly visit the IrFUW website.

 

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QUEEN'S GRADUATES' ASSOCIATION

CHARTER DAY DINNER 2022

18 NOVEMBER 2022 (TIME TBC)

Great Hall, Queen's University

Charter Day marks the establishment of Queen's College Belfast and the creation of Queen's as an independent university in 1908. The annual black tie dinner is organised by the QGA in conjunction with the Development and Alumni Relations Office.  

Further details including guest speakers will follow in due course.

For further information about Queen's Graduates' Association please visit the QGA website.

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS)
ANNUAL LECTURE
WEDNESDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2022 - TIME TBC.

Venue - The New Club, Edinburgh.

Join Queen's University Association Scotland (QUAS), for their annual lecture this year on the theme of Air Pollution and Public Health: Emerging Hazards and Improved Understanding of Risks. The lecture will be held in the historic setting of Scotland's oldest club, founded in 1787, the club occupied premises on St Andrew Square from 1809 until 1837, then moved to Princes Street. Guest speaker Professor Frank Kelly PhD, FKC, FRSB, FMedSci who graduated from Queen's University in the 1970s, and currently holds the inaugural Humphrey Battcock Chair of Environment and Health within the School of Public Health in a new global centre of air pollution research at Imperial College London.  

If you would like to find out more about QUAS and how to join, please visit the QUAS webpage

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION LONDON (QUAL)

ANNUAL DINNER

TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2022 - TIME TBC 

Venue: Royal Thames Yacht Club, London.

Queen's University Association London (QUAL) will hold their annual dinner at the oldest continuously operating yacht club in the world on the 22 November 2022.  Further information including times, guest speaker and booking details will be updated in due course.

For further information on the Association and how to become a member, please visit the QUAL website.

 

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION SCOTLAND (QUAS)

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2023

WEDNESDAY 3 MAY 2023 - 9.30AM

Venue: TBC

Queen's University Scotland will hold their annual AGM in May 2023. This event is only open to members of QUAS with further information to follow.

If you would like to join the Queen's University Association Scotland, please contact President Bill Hagan. 

 

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QUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG)

DISCOURSE FROM DAME JOCELYN BELL BURNELL

TUESDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2022 - (TIME TBC)

Venue - Online

Queen's Women Graduates (QWG) will hold a discourse with esteemed guest Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell DBE FRS FRSE FRAS FinstP. Dame Bell Burnell is a well reknown astrophysicist from Northern Ireland famed with discovering the first radio pulsars as a postgraduate student.

Further details including times and how to register your interest will be updated in due course.

If you would like to find out more about Queen's Women Graduates please visit the QWG website.

 

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QUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG)

IRFUW CONFERENCE: WOMEN IN THE ARTS

SATURDAY 15 OCTOBER 2022 - 10:30AM - 4:00PM

Venue - Canada Room & Council Chambers, Queen's University Belfast.

Queen's Women Graduates (QWG) will hold a conference for the Irish Federation of University Women's (IrFUW) with the theme of Women in the Arts. More information including guest speakers, panel attendees and booking details will be updated in due course.

If you would like to find out more about Queen's Women Graduates please visit the QWG website and if you would also like to find out more about the Irish Federation of University Women kindly visit the IrFUW website.

 

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QUEEN'S WOMEN GRADUATES (QWG)

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2023

SATURDAY 28 JANUARY 2023 - (TIME TBC)

Venue - Canada Room and Council Chambers, Queen's University Belfast.

Queen's Women Graduates (QWG) will hold their AGM in January 2023. This event is open to members of QWG with further information to follow.

Further details including times and how to register your interest will be updated in due course.

If you would like to join Queen's Women Graduates please visit the QWG website.

 

 

 

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