Physics and Astronomy



Welcome to the Physics and Astronomy Alumni page. We hope you enjoyed your time at UCL and would like to keep in touch.  Please feel free to contact Bonita Carboo if you have any suggestions for this site or any general comments or queries you have as we will be happy to help.

Annual Alumni Dinner

The Gala Dinner aims to bring together our alumni, students and staff for a celebration of what has fundamentally made this Department a success - you! Our fifth annual Gala Dinner will be held on Friday 20 October 2017.

The event is to be held at The Ambassador’s Hotel in Bloomsbury (which is located directly behind the Physics Building) and promises to be an entertaining evening which will be topped off by our after-dinner speech from Dr Gillian Peach, Emeritus Reader in Physics.

Professor Jenny Thomas CBE FRS will be guest of honour in celebration of her election this year as a Fellow of the Royal Society.

The programme for the evening will be as follows:

6pm Welcome drinks
6.30pm Welcome speech by Professor Jon Butterworth followed by our 2017 Student Awards Ceremony
7.15pm Dinner service
9.15pm After-dinner speech

The booking system is now open, as places are limited, you are encouraged to confirm your reservations by 9am on Monday 16 October 2017. The menu for the dinner is presented online during your booking, could you please provide your selection of one of each of the Starters, Mains and Desserts. Guests are of course more than welcome but due to restrictions on numbers we will need to limit this to one only per Alumnus.

Please go to:


The Package Option to select for yourself is No.1 Alumni and for your guest is No. 2 Guest of Alumni

Annual Review

The Annual Review is sent out to Alumni on a yearly basis. It contains highlights of the previous year and is our way of keeping in touch with Alumni. Included in the review is an invitation to the Annual Alumni Dinner.

If you are not on our mailing lists and would like to join, please email the Alumni Administrator, Bonita Carboo.

See our Annual Review section to download previous annual reviews.

Noted Alumni

Learn more about the famous faces and distinguished physicists and astronomers began their careers at UCL.