Come welcome newly admitted Brown Students! This is a chance for all Brown Alumni to come together and celebrate our community and welcome new students, and encourage them to matriculate!
Join fellow Brown alumni for the September BCUK planning meeting.
Join fellow Brown alumni for the November BCUK planning meeting.
Join BCUK’s Supper Club at the home of Katherine Kwok '99 and family.
The Brown Club of the United Kingdom and the Georgetown University UK Alumni Club and are thrilled to announce that we will be co-hosting another of our popular pub events on Sunday February 3rd, open to all US young alumni. We'd love for you to join us in kicking off 2019!
Brown University Alumni Book Club
A Year in Books: Interesting Lives, Interesting People
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Wednesday 9th January from 6.30pm
The Brown Club of the United Kingdom announces the launch of it’s bi-monthly book club.
We will choose six new biographies to read on the theme of Interesting Lives, Interesting People.
Join the Brown Club of the United Kingdom and Louis & Linda Tanner '55 for a viewing of the "Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up" exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum!
Eventbrite tickets available here
3rd annual public affairs speaker panel, with speakers including:
Deborah Ball, Wall Street Journal
Filippo Taddei, SAIS Bologna
A drinks reception will precede the speaker panel, and drinks and canapes will be served after the panel concludes.
Please join the Brown Club of the UK on Tuesday, 16 October from 7PM to welcome young alums, students studying abroad, and new arrivals to the UK! All are welcome. We particularly encourage young alums to come and meet fellow classmates and alumni living in the UK. Please register on eventbrite for your free welcome drink.
3rd Annual Box Hill Ramble. Rain/mud date Sunday 15 October.
We'll walk to Box Hill following this route, or something vaguely similar. http://www.carfreewalks.org/walks/208/up_box_hill_the_easy_way
Meet at the Box Hill & Westhumble (BXW) rail station at 10:45am Sunday 7 October.
Organised by Patrick Maley (Brown & JHU/SAIS) and Andrew Keats (Brown). Here’s your chance to meet fellow alumni at this buzzy Southwark restaurant in a private wine tasting event.
"How the English Helped Create Modern Islam" with Shahzad Bashir
Director, Middle East Studies
Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Humanities
Professor of Religious Studies
hosted by Nathalie Farman-Farma '90
BCUK Supper Club at the home of Katherine Watson Shiatis '91
3 course meal of al fresco dining
£20 per person.
Brown alumni are invited to the Admitted Student Reception
Kindly RSVP by 16 April to Alice Cardini at email@example.com
Every year this is a fun event to welcome students who've been admitted to attend Brown. All alumni are invited to join and meet the future of Brown, as well as other alumni and admissions staff.
Thanks to the alumni interviewing volunteers for inviting BCUK.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by April 16
Join Jane Drury Moran, Michael Silberberg and Steve Barton to celebrate Carberry Day in London!
It's all happening this Friday (13/4) at The Library https://www.lib-rary.com/ , just across the street from the English National Opera.
Join Peter Andreas, Ph.D. ADE '07 hon., John Jay Professor of International Studies and Political Science
For a reading and discussion on his book
Rebel Mother: My Childhood Chasing the Revolution
Described by the New York Times as "thoroughly engrossing and selected by Foreign Affairs as a Best Book of the Year
Thursday 22 March 2018
6:45 pm cocktails, with reading to follow
Hosted by Hermann '95 and Victoria '92 Bruhn
RSVP to Connie DiPanfilo by 9 March at Connie_DiPanfilo@Brown.edu or +1 401 863 6157
Getting In: What you Need to Know to Compete and Succeed in US University Admissions -- with Dr. Kat Cohen of IvyWise
What should students be doing throughout secondary school in order to gain admission to their top-choice US universities? Join Dr. Kat Cohen, Founder and CEO of IvyWise, to learn how the holistic review works in the US university admissions process and what UK students need to know to be competitive applicants. Cohen will cover everything from curricula and grades, standardized testing and preparation, extracurricular and summer activities, to creating a list of best fit schools and putting together compelling applications, with a Q&A to follow at the end of the presentation.
LONDON! Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?!?
Greenwood’s in Victoria (170 Victoria Street, SW1E 5LB) has a five screen sports room where they are hosting the Super Bowl on Sunday 4th February at 11.30pm (kick off in the US).
BCUK is on the wait list to reserve a space in the room and will know on Monday.
MEANWHILE -- tickets are available for £15 which includes a burger and a beer.
Hope to see you all there. The venue has already sold over 100 tickets...
Founded in 1982, the Brown Derbies are "Brown University's sexiest and most legendary all-male a cappella group". Find out more on their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/brownderbies) or their website (www.brownderbies.com).
Where: The Grosvenor Chapel, 24 South Audley Street (Mayfair) W1K 2PA. Walking distance from Green Park and Bond Street tube stations.
Get your tickets here £10/adults, £5/children
Following the performance, we'll adjourn to The Audley for a pint. Or two.
This will be the 35th annual Thanksgiving dinner that the Cornell Club of London has hosted with friends, family, and Junior Year Abroad students. We always have a number of Brown University students at the dinner – and it would be delightful if there were some Brown alumni to join them.
Saturday, November 25, 7.00 for 7.30 p.m.
Cornell Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
East India Club, 16 St. James’s Square, London SW1Y 4LH
Nearest underground station: Piccadilly Circus
The Clubhouse at the East India Club, adapted in 1866, enjoys a delightful West End location overlooking the private Gardens of St. James's Square.
There will be a cash bar at 7.00 p.m. followed by a traditional Thanksgiving dinner menu:
Pumpkin & Ginger Soup with Coriander & Toasted Seeds
Roast Norfolk Turkey with Chestnut Stuffing, Chipolata, Bread Sauce & Cranberry Sauce
Chantenay Carrots & Brussels Sprouts
Pumpkin Pie with Vanilla Ice Cream
Coffee & Mints
A tasty vegetarian selection is also available by pre-order.
Cost: £55 per person includes two glasses of wine (or soft drink) with the meal.
Make cheques payable to "Cornell Club of London” and send by November 18th (at the latest) to: Cornell Club – Thanksgiving, 4 Betjeman Mews, London N5 2NB. Please include your name, address, telephone, email address and names of any guests. Also state if you wish to have a vegetarian main course or have other dietary requirements. If you wish to pay electronically, please email Natalie ( email@example.com ) for details.
Dress code: Jacket and tie are required for men. Casual dress is not permitted. A full list can be found on the East India Club website ( http://www.eastindiaclub.co.uk/membership/club-rules ).