Alumni Weekend

Location: 

University of Edinburgh

Date: 

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 18:00 to Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 12:00

The School of Engineering would like to invite all engineering alumni to visit the School in the first week of October 2018. A number of activities, demonstrations and events will be organised for the weekend, providing plenty of opportunities to catch up with former classmates.

Discipline-specific activities will be organised, as well as an All-School lecture delivered by the Head of School on the afternoon of Saturday 6 October 2018.

Register your interest here, for updates about the activities planned or to arrange a reunion for that weekend.

Alumni Weekend Timetable

Friday 5 October

  • Time TBC – Chemical –  Ceilidh (Venue TBC)
  • 18:00-19:00 – Electronics & Electrical – Reception (Central Venue)
  • 19:00 – Electronics & Electrical – Group Dinners (Venue TBC)
  • 19:00 – Mechanical – Group Dinners (Venue TBC)
  • 19:30-21:00 – All – Design by Disaster (Appleton Tower)

Saturday 6 October

  • 10:00 – Electronics & Electrical – Group Visits (James Clerk Maxwell Foundation)
  • 10:00 – Electronics & Electrical – Group Visits (Museum of Communication)
  • 10:00 – Electronics & Electrical – Group Visits (National Museum of Scotland)
  • 10:00 – Electronics & Electrical – Group Visits (National Museum Collection Centre)
  • 10:00 – Chemical – Gin Distillery Visit (Venue TBC)
  • 10:00 – Mechanical – Whisky Tasting (Scottish Malt Whisky Heritage Centre)
  • 13:30-14:00 – All – Welcome Event (Venue TBC)
  • 14:00-14:30 – All – Head of School Welcome (Venue TBC)
  • 14:30-16:30 – Electronics & Electrical – History Talks (Classrooms 6-8)
  • 14:30-16:30 – Electronics & Electrical – Lab Tours & Hands-on Activities (Kivlin Suite)
  • 14:30-16:30 – Electronics & Electrical – Lab Tours & Hands-on Activities (SMC)
  • 14:30-16:30 – Electronics & Electrical – Lab Tours & Hands-on Activities (FloWave)
  • 16:30-17:15 – All – Tea/Coffee/Wine Reception (Venue TBC)
  • 19:00-23:55 – All – Reception & Tour of Galleries followed by Dinner (Dynamic Earth)

Sunday 7 October

  • Time TBC – All – Staff available to discuss opportunities (Venue TBC)
  • 11:30 – Mechanical – Brunch (Venue TBC)
Alexander Graham Bell Buildings, King's Buildings, University fo Edinburgh