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Big Bradford Alumni Reunion 2022

Saturday 24 September, 10.20 - 16.00

Norcroft Centre, University of Bradford Campus

Welcoming you back to Bradford!

Join the Alumni Team on Saturday 24 September 2022 for the first Big Bradford Alumni Reunion.

The event will welcome alumni back to Bradford and provide a fantastic opportunity to rediscover the University and city, reunite with old friends, make new connections, meet with staff, and to learn first-hand about the latest developments at the University.

Entrance of the University of Bradford's Richmond building

Reunion Programme

On the day you there will be a variety of activities including interactive campus tours, keynote lecture, workshops, networking sessions and more.

Time  Description

10:20 – 11:00 

Registration, Networking & Refreshments 

11:00 – 12:00 

Welcome Reception with Q&A 

12:00 – 13:00 

Workshop / Activity #1  

13:00 – 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

Workshop / Activity #2 

15:00 – 16:00 

Guest Lecture - Bradford UNESCO City of Film

16:00 – 17:00 

Optional extended networking 

Let us know that you're coming

Saturday 24 September 2022

10:20 - 16:00

Welcome session

11:00 - 12:00, Norcroft Auditorium 

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Shirley Congdon, will provide an update on the latest developments in Bradford, progress on the University's strategy and plans for the year ahead with a short questions and answer session to conclude. Colleagues from the Alumni and Development Team will outline the way you can get involved and support your alma mater in a volunteering or philanthropic capacity.


Guest lecture

15:00 - 16:00, Horton D Building, Horton Barn Lecture Theatre 

Title: Bradford, the world’s first UNESCO City of Film

Speaker: David Wilson, Director of Bradford UNESCO City of Film, and Honory Doctor of the University

Workshop sessions

In collaboration with colleagues from across the University, we are excited to offer a range of optional activities and workshops. From fun and interactive to informative, you will have the opportunity to attend up to two of the sessions listed below. Find out more by clicking on the images.

Reunite with your classmates

If you'd like to use this opportunity to catch-up with old friends from your course, don't forget to share details of this event with them. The Alumni Team can help reconnect you with those you've lost touch with.

Stay the Weekend

If you're travelling to Bradford from far and wide to attend this event, then why not make the most of your time being back in your university city?!

We encourage you to make a weekend of your visit to explore Bradford and the wider region, enjoying the perfect combination of incredible architecture, stunning scenery and magical museums.

Here are some useful links to help plan your stay:

Bradford's City Park at night

Let us know that you're coming

Saturday 24 September 2022

10:20 - 16:00

Getting to our City Campus

Our campus address is:
University of Bradford, Richmond Road, Bradford, BD7 1DP

You can view our Inclusive campus map on our website.

Ways to get to campus

By public transport

If you’re getting the bus to Bradford, or arriving by train at Forster Square or Bradford Interchange, the University is 15 minutes’ walk from the city centre.

Go through City Park and continue past the Alhambra Theatre up Great Horton Road. Campus is about 300 metres up this hill, just beyond the college.

By road

For sat nav devices, use postcode BD7 1AZ. Parking information can be found below.

Bradford is connected to the motorway network by the M62 and M606, which we recommend you use if arriving from the south, east or west. Use the A629/A650 via Skipton if arriving from the north-west, or the A1 or A19 if arriving from the north-east.