Portugal Contacts


  • There are currently 450 UCL Alumni residing in Portugal.

Upcoming Events

UCL Alumni Portugal Philanthropy Celebration- Thursday 26 February 2015

Throughout February 2015, UCL is celebrating Philanthropy Month to those who support the university. As part of this activity UCL Alumni Portugal are hosting an event on Thursday 26 February, at Restaurante Pharmacia, Santa Catarina, Lisboa, from 18.00pm.

Come and join us for drinks to celebrate Jeremy Bentham and help raise awareness of UCL Philanthropy. Join us for this Bentham themed event and the opportunity to take a #Benthamselfie photograph with a view of the River Tagus.

For more information, please contact Maria Empis

Jeremy Bentham Mask

Past Events

Alumni end of the year Dinner - Thursday 4 December 2014

A group of 12 alumni and friends gathered for an end of the year dinner at 'A Cantina, Lx Factory' in Lisboa. It was a wonderful evening providing the opportunity to meet fellow UCL alumni in Portugal over tasty food. The Alumni group has plans to hold the next UCL Alumni event in April 2015 in the Alentejo region.

More information will follow closer to the time. To make sure you are on our mailing list update your details.

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Visit to the Roman Ruins of Tróia - Saturday 12 April 2014

A group of UCL alumni visited the Roman Ruins of Tróia, an important archaeological site that dates back to the 1st Century AD. This interesting tour was followed by lunch at the Troia Resort Golf Club House - the alumni even tried some garum! It was a great success and the alumni even managed a short walk along the beach! 

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Visit to the D. Luis Coin Collection at Casa da Moeda, followed by cheese and wine at Chafariz do Vinho, enoteca, 23 January 2014

A group of UCL alumni met at Casa da Moeda, in Lisbon, for a most interesting guided tour of the fabulous coin collection of King D. Luís, led by Dra. Maria João Gaiato and organized by UCL Alumnus Dr.Rodrigo Brum (Casa da Moeda Board Member). The alumni then enjoyed fantastic tapas & wine at the Chafariz do Vinho, Enoteca.

January 2014 gathering

Alumni Dinner, 23 May 2013

UCL Alumni in Portugal met for an informal dinner on Thursday 23rd May at Restaurante A Camponesa - Santa Catarina, Lisbon. A great time was had by all and the food was delicious too.

Social Drinks, 15 March 2013

A small group of UCL alumni in Portugal gathered together for informal drinks at the "Harlem Bar & Restaurant", Lisbon on Friday March 15th, 2013. A good time was had by all and more events are planned for the near future.

March 2013 gathering
Alumni Gathering, 26th May 2007

UCL alumni in Portugal met at the British Council in Lisbon on 26th May 2007.  Over forty former UCL students came together for the event which was attended by UCL's Pro-Provost for Europe, Professor Wendy Davies.

Lisbon (May 2007)

Pictured: Maria Empis (History of Art, 1993), Professor Wendy Davies and Director of the British Council Portugal, Rosemary Hilhorst (Physics, 1975), and other UCL alumni.

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