Alumni

List of locations

62 events in 45 countries all over the world. These are the countries and cities in which alumni are organising get-togethers on Uppsala University Global Alumni Day, 7 November.

The deadline for registering to participate has passed. But if you would like to attend any of the events below, please send an email directly to the organiser/contact person stated in the text for the event. 

Global Alumni Day: All events

Table of contents:

Australia

Melbourne

Drinks and Dinner. RACV City Club, 501 Bourke St.

Time: 17:00 - 20:00 (approx.)

Additional information: Drinks cash bar. Dinner $36 or $45 cash. Dress is smart casual drinks are cash bar and split bills are not accepted for dinner so please pay by cash. Non members are asked to enter by the Bourke St entrance and make themselves known to the Concierge for directions. Contact Person: Peter Lowe.

Sydney

After Work at El Loco at Slip Inn, 111 Sussex Street, Sydney, 2000

Time: 18:00 - Late

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. Contact Person: Paul Perrett.

Austria

Vienna - Dinner at Salmbrau, an old brewery in a convent from 1717. The place is located at Rennweg 8 1030, Vienna.

Time: 19:00-late

Contact Persons: Yasmin Espinoza and Paul Oberhammer. 

Azerbaijan

Baku - Dinner at Sumakh Restaurant, Khojali Avenue 20/22, Baku 

Time: 19:30 - 22:00 

Additional information: around 30AZN per person. The venue can be changed subject to participants preference. Contact Person: Farrukh Aliyev.

Bangladesh

Dhaka - Fika at Independent University, Bangladesh, Plot 16 Block B, Bashundhara R/A, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Time: 5 pm - 6 pm

Additional information: 200 BDT. Informal dress code. Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/118147585564712/ Contact Person: Mustafa Nizamul Aziz.

​Belgium

Leuven - After Work at Cafe Sport, Martelarenplein 13, 3000 Leuven

Time: 17:30 - 20:00

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks.  Easy to access by public transport, train and bus station just opposite the square. Contact Person: Steven Mertens.

Brazil

Porto Alegre - After Work at Vasco da Gama, 1020. Porto Alegre, RS - CEP 90420110. The name of the place is its address:Vasco,020. https://www.facebook.com/vascodagama1020/

Time: 18:30 - As participants want, up to midnight, which is the time the place closes.

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. Check the Facebook page of the venue. It is a central cocktail bar that has some dinner options. Happy Hour, pessoal! Informal, para conversarmos e matarmos um pouco da saudade de Uppsala. Aguardo vocês! Kramar, Magdalena. Contact Person: Magdalena Cortese Coelho.

Bulgaria

Sofia - After Work at One More Bar, ul. ""Tsar Shishman"" 12, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia

Time: 7 PM - 9 PM

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks.  Parking in that area might be a little difficult. Join a Facebook event here. Contact Person: Radostina Georgieva.

Cambodia

Phom Penh - Fika at Costa Coffee on Pasteur Street (St 51), Boeung Keng Kong

Time: 18:00-20:00 (approx)

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. No dress code. Contact Person: Mengkeang Veng.

Canada

Toronto - After Work at Marché Mövenpick, Brookfield Place Street Level, 181 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2T3

Time: 18:30 (6:30pm) - 21:00 (9:00pm)

Additional information: Participants will pay what they ordered. Typically a dinner and a beverage with gratuity is approximately $30-$50. Here is the information to the restaurant. Underground parking is $10 after 6pm. Train/Subway Station: Union Station. Note: It is going to be a busy night for Marché, however, you can by-pass the queue by letting the host know that you are attending "Uppsala University Alumni Day" when entering the restaurant.  We have our own private room. Contact Person: Ting-Li Lo.

Chile

Santiago - Magdalena (street) 140, Las Condes, Santiago

Time: 19hrs - 21hr

Contact Person: Pilar Mendoza.

China

Beijing

这次活动地点变更为:素直(南新仓店),靠近东四十条地铁站D口。The event's location has been changed to: Suzhi (Nanxincang), near by Dongsishitiao Metro D

Time: 18.30-20.30

Additional information: Please add wechat ID "arcticam" for group chat and more info. Contact Person: Ruo Wu.

Shanghai

Dinner at Lingo Restaurant, No. 388 West Nanjing  Road, First floor of CIROS Plaza, Shanghai, China

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Additional information: 200RMB/person. The cost will be shared by everone this time. It's not like other parties held by Thomas. Contact Person: Liren Jiang.

Xi'an

After Work at Defulou Bar at No. 39, Defu Alley, Xi'an. Depending on the number of attendees, the bar could be switched to another but should be in the same alley. 

Time: 18.30-20.30

Contact Person: Zhoupeng Xie. Wechat: xzp351

聚会地点暂定于西安市德福巷39号德福楼酒吧,根据参加人数或可更换地点但应在同一条巷子。这里临近西安钟鼓楼,离火车站也不远,算是最方便的聚会地点,希望通过此次活动可将散落在西部地区的乌大校友聚集起来。消费为AA平摊,预计200元左右。周边地区可乘坐动车来西安,住宿自理,如需帮助请联系组织者解周彭。

Croatia

Zagreb - After Work at Pivnica Zlatni medo. Savska cesta 56, Zagreb

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks.  We can change the venue and the times. Feel free to contact me if you have any suggestions. Contact Person: Vesna Kutnjak.

Ethiopia

Addis Ababa - After work Fika at Stockholm Elegance Lounge & Restaurant, located on the ground floor of Berhane Africa Mall opposite to the Medhanialem Church

Time: 5.30 pm

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks (between 100-300 ETB) For those of you who would like to volunteer for the community, an event is organized after the Global Alumni day. On 11 November 2017, all of us will have a chance to visit Marry Joy Development Association located at Megenagna, behind Belle Vue hotel. Contact Person: Helen Mulugeta Kebede.

Finland

Helsinki - Mingle at the Swedish Ambassador’s residencePohjoisesplanadi 7 A (by the Kauppatori)

Time: 18-19.30

Additional information: Ambassador Ahnlid will welcome the Alumni. This event will be a networking/get to know you event with refreshments and light snacks (no cost). Guests should bring an ID card with photo and need to be officially registered to take part. Last minute attendees cannot be accommodated. Dress code: Business/business casual. Contact Person: Pamela Spokes.

France

Paris - After Work at 14 rue Poissonnière 75002 PARIS

Time: 18:00-20:00

Additional information: Free access. IN MEN WE TRUST is offering the cost of the location. Just bring something to eat or drink to share. Contact Person: Anne Weber.

Germany

Berlin

Fika at the Swedish Embassy - Felleshuset, Rauchstraße 1, 10787 Berlin.The event will be in the conference room in the 3rd floor (through the lobby, elevators to the left).

Time: 16:00-18:00

Additional information: A little fika will be provided so please bring 5 € for covering the expenses. No formal dresscode but please consider that we will be at the embassy. We are looking forward to see you! Contact Persons: Karoline Karohs and Oliver Teige.

Oldenburg

Fika at Helmut Hillebrand Helmholtz-Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity at the University of Oldenburg [HIFMB]. Ammerländer Heerstrasse 231, 26129 Oldenburg

Time: 15:00 - 16:30

Additional information: Coffee/Tea will be provided but if anyone could sweets/cookies that would be great. Contact Person: Helmut Hillebrand.

Ghana

Accra - After Work/Fundraiser at Consulate of Sweden, 5, Osu Badu Street, Dzorwulu, Accra

Time: 6.30PM - 8.30PM

Additional information: Free to attend, however suggested voluntary contribution for our fundraiser of GHS 50. Welcome to our After Work networking event. Dress code: Business Casual. In the spirit of fantastic education at Uppsala University, we alumni in Ghana wanted to meet and network, but also do something to further education in Ghana. Hence our event is also a mini-fundraiser for the Berekuso Library, read more hereContact Person: Kajsa Hallberg Adu.

Guatemala

Guatemala City - Fika & swedish movie screening at Residencia de la Embajada de Suecia en Guatemala. La Cañada, zona 14, Guatemala City

Time: 18:00 - 20:30

Additional information: No cost, but any contribution is more than welcome. Hej! Let's celebrate the Uppsala University Global Alumni Day together in a swedish atmosphere at the Embassy Residence in Guatemala City! Come and enjoy a fika and a swedish movie that will make you remember all those moments in Sweden! Vi ses! Dress code: Business Casual. Contact Person: Jose Cermeno.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Cooking class at K11 Cooking Studio, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.

Time: 7pm-9pm

Additional Information: Hereby, the Uppsala University Hong Kong Alumni Chapter, invites you to a cooking class led by Tommy Leung, Swedish Food Entrepreneur and Managing Director of GAFELL Limited, based in Hong Kong. Together we will cook Lasagne using Gafell´s vegan and gluten-free pasta sheets that won the Pasta Awards in London 2016. Tommy will during this session also tell us more about the food production business in Hong Kong, the vegan trend and about how it is to work with vegan products in an area where the meat consumption is very high. Price: 185 HKD (to cover venue and ingredients). 

To sign up, follow this link to register at the global event, and this link to pay (final registration). Participation not confirmed until payment confirmed. Payment is binding an non-refundable. Limited spots, first come first served! 

Contact Person: Uppsala University Hong Kong Alumni Chapter.

India

Pune - Lunch at University Guest House, Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune

Time: 12.00 noon - 2.00 pm

Additional information: Cost: Rs. 300/- The venue is near the main building of Pune University. Contact Person: Vaishali Shinde.

Indonesia

Jakarta - After Work at The People's Cafe. Grand Indonesia Mall, 5 floor, West Mall, Jl. MH Thamrin. Jakarta

Time: 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. Around IDR 100.000 - 200.000. Hi, we will have a simple and fun "After Work" event. You can use on line Taxi or Busway to go to Grand Indonesia Mall. It is located in the center of Jakarta and close to Bundaran HI. No requirement for the dresscode. Best, Muis. Contact Person: Abdul Muis Sulaiman.

Iraq

Erbil - Details will be provided soon.

Contact Person: Heewa Alshwani.

Italy

Bergamo

This event has been joined with the event in Milan and moved to that location.

Milan 

Swedish FIKA at Moleskine Caffè: Corso Garibaldi, 65, 20121 Milano. Metro M2 Moscova o Lanza

Time: 19 - 21

Additional information: Swedish FIKA al costo di 8€ per persona (Consumazione Obbligatoria). Aperitivo milanese a seguire. Ottima opportunità per fare nuovi contatti e networking professionale. Vi aspettiamo! Contact Person: Deris Gil and Marco Abiuso.

Japan

Tokyo - Dinner at PRONTO ILBAR in Tokyo International Forum. First basement floor, Tokyo International Forum 3-5-1, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Time: 8pm-10pm

Additional information: Approximate cost of dinner 3300 Yen. Contact Person: Koki Oguro.

Kazakhstan

Almaty - Fika at Office # 409 "Globus", KIMEP University

Time: 17:00-18:30

Additional information: Our venue is for 10-12 people, but if there will be more registrations the location will be changed. No dress code. Pleae bring smiles and good mood. Contact Person: Zhamilya Utarbayeva.

Kenya

Nakuru - Fika at Java House Nakuru. Westside Mall, Nakuru CBD, Nakuru, P.O.Box: 21533-00505 Ngong Rd.

Please note that the event that was in Nairobi has been moved to Naruku.

Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Additional information: Cost approx: 500ksh. Casual dress code. Contact Person: Jackson Koimbori.

Malaysia

Penang - Fika at BumbleDee's Cafe , USM Guesthouse. B07, Rumah Tetamu Cafe, 11800 USM Penang, Malaysia Tel: +60 4-653 2033

Time: 16:00 - 19:00

Additional information: RM10 Casual dress code. Contact Person: yew chee lam.

Mexico

Mexico City - Centro Cultural España, at República de Guatemala 18, Centro Histórico. The gathering will start at 7 pm. 

Time: 7pm - 9pm

Additional information: It will be an informal mingle, so it is perfectly fine to arrive a little later if you have work obligations or such. Food and beverages can be purchased at the venue. Contact Person: Lina Solander

Nepal

Kathmandu - After Work at Diyalo foodland Bashundhara, Kathmandu

Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Additional information: Cost: NRS 500 Contact Person: Shriram Sharma.

The Netherlands

Amsterdam - Lunch at Grand Café Restaurant 1e Klas, Stationsplein 15 (at platform 2b of Amsterdam Central Station). 

Time: 12:15 - 13:15

Additional information: Lunch at your own cost. Restaurant in the Central Train Station. Possibility to stay longer for those who have time to mingel! Contact Person: Virginie Delporte.

New Zealand

Auckland 

Mingle at Auckland University of Technology, School of Social Sciences and Public Policy.  AUT Tower on the corner of Rutland and Wakefield streets (opposite Aotea Square), room WT1440. 

Time: 5:30pm-as long as you wish

Additional information: Drinks and snacks will be offered. Those that wish can go together to a bar afterwards. Contact Person: Cristina Parra.

Dunedin

Fika at The Good Earth Cafe. 765 Cumberland St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand.

Time: 10:30am - 12:00

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks./ 5-35 NZD. Swedish time is on time! Contact Person: Nick Tobia.

Pakistan

Karachi

We will cleanup neighborhood park at Gulshan-e-maymar,  Sector U, Karachi, Pakistan for  increases safety for children and other users. 

Time: 4:30pm-7pm

Additional information: Alumni Meeting point at Gulshan-e-maymar,  sector U park at 4:pm. After cleanup activity ,we will go for tea shop for the evening Tea. (approximate cost 100 pk rupees for per person). Activity will start at 4:30:pm  and be finished before 7:30 pm. Contact Person: Asad Siddiqui.

Lahore

Dinner at Savour Foods, Ferozpur Road, Shama Chowk, Near Naz Hospital Link Shadman Road Lahore 54000

Time: 7 PM - 9 PM

Additional information: 300 PKR (approximately) for food and ice cream. Contact Person: Saim Mehmood.

Paraguay

Asuncion - Tropical fika at El Granel, located in Juan de Salazar 372, casi Artigas, Asunción.

Time:  17:00 - 20:00

Additional information: Courtesy fika med morotstårta on arrival. Kanelbullar subject to on-going trial and error!  Dinner option, please arrange in advance.  

Russia

Saint-Petersburg - Dinner at Mokhovaya ulitsa 30. 191028, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Time: 19:00 - 24:00

Additional information: Casual dress code. Venue might be changed. Contact Person: Artur Holavin.

Rwanda

Kigali - After Work at Hotel Chez Lando, Kisementi suburb, Kigali City

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Additional information: Approximate cost: RWF 10 000. Private and Public transport access the venue easily. Contact Person: Innocent Kahigana.

Singapore

Singapore - After Work at The Loof, 331 North Bridge Road, #03-07 Odeon Towers Extension Rooftop, Singapore 188720.

Time: 6pm-9pm

Additional information: Participants have to buy own drinks/food. The bar has extended a happy hour till 9:00. Contact Person: Joanna Pawluczuk.

South Africa

Pretoria - Short hike with light dinner afterwards at Faerie Glen Nature Reserve. January Masilele Rd, Pretoria. Then, Pizza a Vino, Lynnridge Mall, Jacobsen Drive, Lynnwood Ridge

Time: 5pm - 9pm

Additional information: Entrance fee to Faerie Glen Nature Reserve R8 pp plus cost for pizza and wine Casual clothes with walking shoes. Contact Person: Patricia Smit.

South korea

Seoul - After Work at a cafe(to be announced) near Seoul Forest (Subway: Ttukseom or Seoul Forest station)

Time: 20:00-22:20

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. Cost of drinks(Coffee/Tea/Beer), snacks / around 10,000KRW (depends on your order). Contact Person: Euguene Jeong.

Switzerland

Berne - After Work at "Antonierhaus", Address: Postgasse 62, 3011 Bern.

Time: 18:30 - 22:00

Additional information: 45CHF per person (including food and drinks and great UU Alumni company :-) In connection with UUSAC's AGM we will have this exciting event to meet and enjoy with food and drinks. Easy access: Only 10-15 minutes walk from Berne SBB. Dresscode: Casual. You are all warmly welcomed. Contact Person: Uppsala University Switzerland Alumni Chapter (UUSAC).

Taiwan

Taipei - After Work at Venue: TREERFUL. Address: No. 204, Section 3, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District No. 204, Section 3, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106

Time: 19:30 - 22:30

Additional information: We have booked the place for event, and it shall cost to each participant around 150 to 200 New Taiwaneese Dollars (its rough estimate it could be up or down depends on the number of participants) We have created an event on Facebook. So, please stay in touch for further update. No dress code is required. Contact Person: Mirza Muhammad Fahad Baig.

Thailand

Chiang Mai - Lunch at USAC Chiang Mai Program, Room PSB 1203, 2nd Floor,
Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration, Chiang Mai University, 239 Huay Kaew Road,Muang, Chiang Mai 50200

Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Additional information: Please bring snack and non-alcoholic drinks to share. Here is the venue: https://goo.gl/maps/fX79PhRJWQM2 Contact Person: Chaidarun Tippawan.

Turkey

Istanbul, Kadıköy (the Eastern part of Istanbul) - Fika at Satsuma Cafe. Satsuma Cafe, Caferağa Mah., Dr. Esat Işık Cad. No:31 D:A, 34710 Moda-Kadıköy/Kadıköy/Istanbul, Turkey.

Time: 5 PM - 8 PM

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks.  They can reach me directly via my social media: https://www.facebook.com/bbyazgi This is just a fika to mingle with Uppsala Alumni in town, I want to keep it cozy and lagom, quite the Swedish style. Contact Person: Begüm Yazgi

United Kingdom

Brighton 

After Work at The Hare and Hounds. 75 London Road, Brighton, BN1 4JF, UK

Time: 7:30pm - 10pm

Contact Person: Annette Fisher.

Edinburgh

Fika at Akva, 129 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9QG

Time: 6pm-9pm

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. Contact Person: Katarzyna Dąbrowska.

London

After Work at OSLO. 1A AMHURST ROAD, HACKNEY, LONDON E8 1LL 

Time: 7.30pm - 10pm 

Additional information: Guests are able to buy drinks or food at the venue as they wish, if you know what you'd like to eat in advance please let us know and we can pre-order http://www.oslohackney.com/ This will be a relaxed and friendly event where guests are able to buy reasonably priced food and drinks. We have an area reserved for sitting and standing and will have a small sign up so you can see where we are! Feel welcome to join at any point in the evening. Contact Person: Isla Duporge

Oxford, England 

Breakfast at Vaults & Garden Cafe. Radcliffe Square, High Street, Oxford, England, OX1 4AJ

Time: 9am - 11.30am 

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. This will be a relaxed morning meet-up to get to know others living in Oxford who are Alumni of Uppsala University. Depending on the number of people who sign up I will ask for a speaker from the Nordic Network (University of Oxford Centre for Research in Humanities) to come and speak about a topic related to Uppsala. Contact Person: Isla Duporge.

United States

Chicago 

After Work at Haymarket Brewery. 737 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL 60661

Time: 5:30 - 7:30

Additional information: Haymarket Brewery is at the southeast corner of Randolph and Halsted. The event will be an informal happy hour from 5:30 until 7:30 PM at the Haymarket Pub & Brewery at 737 W. Randolph Street (southeast corner of Randolph & Halsted).  I have reserved a big table (and I will put some UU-related decorations on it), and you are welcome to come whenever is convenient and stay for as long as you'd like. Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks.

Haymarket is in the West Loop, and is accessible by public transportation - you can take the green or pink lines of the CTA to the Morgan/Lake stop; the 8 bus (Halsted) goes right by the restaurant and the 20 bus (Madison) is a few blocks south; and for Metra riders, the Ogilvie Transportation Center is about a 10 minute walk from the restaurant and Union Station is about a 15 minute walk. Contact Person: Elizabeth Peterson.

Cleveland

Fika at Starbucks, 12405 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights.

Time: 6pm-8pm

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. Contact Person: Trent Chiang.

Denver 

Arvada - After Work at Home of Dr. Jim Jonell. Address to be provided to all who registers for the event.

Time: 6 PM - 9 PM

Additional information: There will be heavy appetizers. No dress code. Contact Person: Dr. Jim Jonell.

Los Angeles

Mingle at Mikkeller Downtown Los Angeles. 330 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Time: 6PM - 11 PM

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks. Contact Person: David Werner.

New York 

After Work at Zibetto Espresso Bar. 1221 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm 

Additional information: $30 Welcome to celebrate Uppsala University's Global Alumni Day! Join us for an evening at Zibetto Espresso Bar with Hendrick's Gin Brand Ambassador Erik Andersson, who will perform a drink demo and share his best bartending secrets with you. Tickets include food and drinks provided by Zibetto. Please note that Zibetto has several different locations on Manhattan. The event will take place at the one located at 6th Avenue and 48th Street.

Contact Person: Uppsala University US Alumni Chapter.

Philadelphia

After Work at Maison 208/The Social. 208 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107 

Time: 5pm - 7pm 

Additional information: Participants will have to purchase their own food and drinks.  Walkable from Suburban Station/City Hall. Beautiful, recently opened venue. Happy hour wine glasses at $6. Contact Person: Emelie Bojsza.

San Francisco / Bay Area

Dinner at Rosa Mexicano, 30 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.

Time: 7pm - 10pm 

Additional information: We're meeting at the Mexican restaurant Rosa Mexicano (we pay for our own meal), and a sample menu can be found here: http://www.rosamexicano.com/file/22065/Dinner.pdf  Contact Person: Mattis Fjällström and Maria Ingelsson.

Are you interested in getting involved in the steering group of the SF/Bay Area Alumni Chapter, and help planning and arranging events and other activities in the area? Come join us on the same evening at 6pm for a pre-meeting at K&L; Gates office, Four Embarcadero Center, San Francisco. 

Seattle

Happy Hour at the Cloud Room. 1424 11th Avenue Ste 400 Seattle.

Time: 5.30PM-7.30PM. If you can't make it at 5.30PM, it's ok to show up when you can.  

Additional information: Network, mingle and reminisce with other alums in this world wide event. Food and beverages available for purchase. Contact Person: Lisa Botes

Washington DC 

Dinner/Drinks at Dirty Martini, 1223 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.  20036.

Time: 6:30 - late 

Additional information: www.DirtyMartiniDC.com Contact Person: Elgun Mammadov.

Vietnam

Hanoi - Gasque at Fl 3, Time House, 95 Tran Thai Tong, Cau Giay, Hanoi

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Additional Information: Uppsala Alumni Vietnam chapter is organising a Swedish "Gasque" dinner dedicating our love to Uppsala University with Swedish dish and snaps! It's our honour to invite you to our dinner: Swedish Gasque Night
To confirm your participation, please fill in the form below. https://goo.gl/forms/tRrhc5JBJBKiN0nk1 Contact Person: Phuong Luong.