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Friday 27 April

19.00 Alumni Pub Night

Reconnect with friends and share your memories of Kent.

Join us at Ye Olde Kings Head for informal drinks and food.


Saturday 28 April

09.00am Group Hike - Rocky Oaks Hike Trail

Clear your head from the night before and come along to a group hike in Malibu.

Please ensure that you bring suitable shoes, clothing, sun protection and water for this excursion.

The trail is gentle and approximately 1.1 miles in length, for more information about the park please visit the website.

Following the hike our alumni group leader Alex, has suggested optional follow on activities.

11.00am Visit to winery in Malibu, adjacent to the hike trail


13.00 Lunch in Malibu near the beach



18.00 In Conversation with David Horsey.

We will be bringing our popular In Conversation series internationally for the first time. Our Chancellor, Dr Gavin Esler, journalist and former BBC Chief North America correspondent, based in Washington DC, will be interviewing David Horsey. David is a political commentator and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist and columnist.

Catch up on the series to date to see what is in store via our YouTube.

19.00 Innovation in Academia Awards

After the In Conversation, we will move onto the Innovation in Academia Awards drinks reception. We hope you will join us to celebrate some of the true pioneers in higher education and innovative research. For more information about the awardees, please see here.

20.00 UKA-Fulbright Gala Dinner

Join alumni and friends of the University at a fundraising gala dinner, all proceeds from the event will go towards funding Fulbright Scholarships, which makes US-UK exchange programmes possible for students at the University of Kent.

The Fulbright Scholarship enriches student experience at Kent, previous Fulbright Scholars will be our special guests and will be there to share their journeys since graduation and discuss the impact of your support.

Other previous scholars have told their stories here.

These events will take place at SLS Beverly Hills.

Tickets for the whole Saturday evening are $100. Alternatively, join us for the In Conversation and Innovation in Academia Awards drinks reception for only $10.


Sunday 29 April

Alumni Excursions

12.00 Afternoon at the Kings Harbour Yacht Club

There is a nice galley kitchen for breakfast/lunch (until 2), you can stroll the marina, walk along the rock breakwater, rent bikes nearby on bike path or take in the beach. For the energetic, there are stand-up-paddle boards and paddle boats for rent nearby in the harbor.

www.khyc.org

12:00 Alumni Led Museum Tour of The Broad Museum.

Our excursion group leader, Cyrice, will lead an afternoon tour of The Broad. Please note there are limited numbers of reserved tickets available for this excursion, so you will need to book in order to guarantee a space.

Please meet from 11.30am onwards at the open lawn Plaza adjacent to The Broad’s South entrance.

Cyrice Griffith, our alumni group leader, will be waiting under one of the Olive trees.


Please note that all who participate in all the excursions/activities across the weekend, agree that they do so entirely at their own risk. Registration for these events shall be deemed as confirmation that this is accepted.

Please ensure that you bring suitable shoes, clothing, sun protection and water for this excursion.

The trail is gentle and approximately 1.1 miles in length, for more information about the park please visit: https://www.nps.gov/samo/planyourvisit/rockyoaks.htm


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