Uppsala University alumni news
Niklas Zennström named Alumnus of the Year 2015
The title of Alumnus of the Year 2015 at Uppsala University is being awarded to IT entrepreneur Niklas Zennström, current CEO of the investment fir...
Uppsala University coordinates project for capacity building in South Africa
In competition with a large number of other academic institutions, Uppsala University has been given the task of co-ordinating the capacity buildin...
Uppsala University solidly among top 100 universities
Uppsala University maintains its position as one of the 100 best universities in the world in the latest ranking of global academic performance. In...
Next Zennström Professorship holder to be appointed soon
The process of appointing the University’s next holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership is set to begin soon. T...
Watch the Uppsala lecture by the Indian president online
On June 2, during the official Indian state visit to Sweden, the president of India, H.E. Pranab Mukherjee appeared at Uppsala University, alongsid...
Walpurgis Eve celebrations bring alumni together all over the world
During the last weeks of April, Uppsala University alumni chapters gathered in venues all over the world to celebrate the Swedish tradition Walpurg...
The President of India to speak at Uppsala University
While on a state visit to Sweden, the President of the Republic of India, H.E. Pranab Mukherjee, will visit Uppsala University and speak at the Uni...
Alumni newsletter to be revamped
We are revamping UU Alumni, the long-running newsletter with a readership of around 20 000 alumni at Uppsala University. The newsletter will be ren...
Uppsala Health Summit: antibiotic resistance on the agenda in Uppsala, Sweden and worldwide
On 2 and 3 June, experts, decision-makers and opinion formers from all over the world are convening at Uppsala Health Summit (in Uppsala) to discus...
124 new PhDs at the Spring Conferment Ceremony
The 29 May is the day of Uppsala University’s Spring Conferment Ceremony. 124 new PhDs and 11 jubilee doctors will be conferred under festive forms...
The Library celebrates WB Yeats
The 150th anniversary of the birth of William Butler Yeats, the irish Nobel Prize-winning poet, is being marked this year with hundreds of events a...
Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson new chairperson of international network
Vice-chancellor Eva Åkesson was recently elected the new chairperson of the Executive Board of the international Matariki Network of Universities. ...
Welcome to a network get-together for Uppsala alumni in Brussels
We bid you a warm welcome to our first network get-together for Uppsala alumni in Brussels 9 June.
New, improved Alumni Network website
We have now switched the technical platform behind Uppsala University’s Alumni Network. The new website has better functionality than the old one, ...
Full house for Professor Henrik Williams’ lecture in Minneapolis
As part of his Runic Tour 2015, Professor of Scandinavian Languages Henrik Williams held a lecture titled ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll in Runic Times...
The Running of the Falls celebrates 40th anniversary with the pioneers manning the first boat
Would it be possible to go rafting down the Fyris River when the water was at its highest level? On 30 April 1975, two students decided to find out...
Valborg celebrations for alumni across the world
Uppsala University’s different alumni chapters all over the globe are gearing up for a number of Alumni events and Valborg celebrations. Check the ...
Successful alumni reception in Brussels
On Monday 16 March, Uppsala University hosted an alumni reception at the Leopold Hotel in Brussels. Some 50 guests – former students, a few honorar...
Inspiring alumni meeting in San Francisco
In connection with the scientific conference AAAS in San José, Uppsala University organized a meeting for alumni and friends in San Francisco 12 Fe...
Uppsala University researchers at AAAS Meeting
From 12 to 16 February the AAAS Meeting, the world’s largest scientific conference, takes place in San Jose, USA. Researchers from Uppsala Universi...