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Over 700 registrations in 2023

From 31 countries

14 in person events

7 online events

Whether you're looking to expand your knowledge, make new connections, or rekindle old friendships: our alumni events have something for everyone. Our dedicated York For Life events team is working hard on a programme of exciting events, which will be taking place over the course of the next year.

Upcoming Events

Coming soon in 2024...


Meet old friends and new at our Alumni events happening across the globe in Malaysia, China, New York, Paris, and of course - the famous London pub quiz!


Develop your knowledge as we host expert-led panel discussions throughout 2024. Topics range from providing sanctuary to refugees to creating a more environmentally sustainable world, and more.

Go green:

Throughout 2024 our Alumni Sustainability Network are running nature based activities to benefit the local environment and provide a wellbeing boost. From a litter pick on your street to joining a tree planting event, there’ll be many events you can get involved in. Check out our Alumni Sustainability Network Webpage to find out more.


Enterprise Works, the university’s business hub, hosts regular events for those with Yorkshire businesses. Their Innovate York program provides tailored business support, while regular business breakfasts and women’s peer to peer networking can help grow your network. This summer Enterprise Works are hosting their first Enterprise Awards! If you’re an alum with a North Yorkshire-based business, why not apply?

Catch up on...

For more University wide events make sure you take a look at the public lectures pages, the main University events pages and our free online courses available here

I'm just about to go full time in my own business and saw the entrepreneur opportunity. It was an interesting mix of people, with very welcoming hosts who encouraged networking and a range of speakers

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Organise a reunion

This year marks our 60th anniversary and we would love to welcome you back to campus! Whether it be to see your old stomping ground, or to celebrate a significant milestone with friends, we want to help make your visit a memorable one.

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