Uppsala University alumni news
Over 100 new doctorates conferred in Winter Conferment Ceremony
30 January 2018
More than 100 new doctorates and 22 honorary doctorates were conferred and several prizes and medals awarded at the grand Winter Conferment Ceremon...
Kick-start your career at UU CareerGate
25 January 2018
Are you looking for advice or inspiration on jobs and career? Would you like some handy tips on how to write an attractive CV, information about en...
Nobel Lectures available online
21 December 2017
In case you missed them: The Nobel Lectures in Uppsala on the 13 December are available to watch online.
Alumni event with Dr Stefan Swartling Peterson
13 December 2017
On 4 December the Uppsala University U.S. Alumni Chapter in New York hosted their last event of the year: an interactive discussion with Chief of H...
Alumni speaker event with Ambassador Thyberg
6 December 2017
Tobias Thyberg, the Swedish ambassador to Kabul, Afghanistan, and also Uppsala University alumnus, took some time out of his busy schedule and stop...
Maria Wilenius visited the UU West Coast Alumni Chapter
2 November 2017
In early October, Uppsala Law School alumna Maria Wilenius visited the Bay Area, to meet researchers and others at Stanford University and UC Berke...
Alumni across the world celebrate Uppsala University Global Alumni Day
2 November 2017
On 7 November, Uppsala University will hold its first ever Global Alumni Day – a day for Uppsala University alumni across the world to organise alu...
US alumni event at the Swedish Embassy
31 October 2017
On Wednesday 25 October, five Swedish universities including Uppsala University invited their alumni to an evening at the Embassy of Sweden in Wash...
Anita Falkenek is Uppsala University Alumna of the Year 2017
6 October 2017
Anita Falkenek is CEO of Krav and has long worked with environment and sustainability issues. She has a degree in ecotoxicology and biology from Up...
Centenary symposium: Has the democratisation of the world come to a halt?
11 September 2017
The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation – one of the largest private research funding bodies in Europe – is 100 years old this year. The centenary...
Uppsala alumna Therese Lundstedt: Breaking new ground in conservative industry
11 September 2017
The art of communicating simply and precisely to get a message across is one of the things alumna Therese Lundstedt learned from her studies in Upp...
New world ranking: Uppsala University in 63rd place
16 August 2017
Uppsala has kept its place among the top 100 in the latest ranking of the world’s best universities. In the 2017 ranking from Shanghai Jiao Tong Un...
Traditional Uppsala ‘gasque’ for alumni and friends in Zürich
21 June 2017
Uppsala University Switzerland Alumni Chapter gathered some 30 alumni at Zunfhaus zur Schmiden in Zürich to hold a real Uppsala ‘gasque’. Chapter c...
250 free tickets to Sunday’s sold out game Sirius–Hammarby
17 May 2017
Through an agreement with Sirius Fotboll, Uppsala University is offering up to 250 free student tickets to this Sunday’s sold out match between Sir...
New alumni chapter founded in Switzerland
2 May 2017
In February, the foundations were laid for a new alumni chapter in Switzerland and Liechtenstein, the sixth in Uppsala University’s family of inter...
The Humanities Theatre – a new arena for discussion
26 April 2017
Doors will soon open to the new Humanities Theatre – a spectacular auditorium and lecture hall, built as a classical theatre and equipped with the ...
Panel discussion and mingle at CEMUS’s alumni event
19 April 2017
On Sunday 18 March, CEMUS (the Centre for Environment and Development Studies) held its annual alumni event. This year, the event was organised in ...
Trita Parsi visits Uppsala for Alumnus of the Year lecture
8 March 2017
Trita Parsi, 2016 Uppsala University Alumnus of the Year, will visit Uppsala University on 14 March to receive his award and give a lecture titled ...
Alumni get together in Pune, India
8 February 2017
On 10 January, Uppsala University held an alumni meetup in Pune, India. Alumni had a chance to catch up with Uppsala University through a delegatio...
Erika Rahmqvist – new scholarship holder in New York
27 January 2017
Uppsala University’s scholarship for a one-year internship at the Swedish–American Chamber of Commerce in New York is in its sixth year. Erika Rahm...