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Hilary Term 2018

Welcome to a new term, a new year, and a new set of opportunities to re-connect!

Our London Reception and Oxford-based Alumni Dinner provide excuses for social gatherings in the coming months, with the annual Lobanov-Rostovsky Lecture in Planetary Geology and an African Rift-themed contribution to the Alumni Weekend in Oxford providing more of an intellectual stimulus later in the year. Details of the latter are to be confirmed, but please do start signing up for the former, see details below.

We hope you enjoy catching up on our news, and we hope to see you at an event next year!

With all best wishes,

London Reception: Thursday 22nd February

Our next event offers a chance to catch up informally with friends and faculty, and meet Chris Ballentine, our new Head of Department. We will be meeting in the Old Bank of England on Fleet Street on Thursday 22nd February 2018 from 6:30pm - 9pm. Click here for directions to the pub, where a private area will be set aside for our use. Please register interest online, though you're most welcome to just turn up on the night!


 2018 Alumni Dinner: Saturday 5th May

The 2018 Alumni Dinner will take place on Saturday 5th May at St Hugh's College, home of our new Head of Department, Chris Ballentine, and faculty member Erin Saupe. During the afternoon there will be a chance to get up to speed on their research interests, visit the department and catch up with friends and former tutors and lecturers.

Online booking is now open. Click here to book.


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Alumni giving to the department peaked at just over £25,000 in 2017!

Thank you to our many alumni whose generosity contributed to our field teaching over the past year. We are truly grateful, especially to those of you who give on a regular basis, or who have remembered us in your will.

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