Alumni Hub

Meet Alumni in the Charity and not-for-profit sector

russam-gms-lowThursday 25th February 2016
Northampton Suite, 
Northampton Square campus, 
EC1V 0HB London


City University would like to provide you with the opportunity to meet fellow alumni from the Charity and not-for-profit sector, whilst also giving current students a unique opportunity to meet alumni and develop their networking skills. Your careers insights can make all the difference to students struggling to identify the right career for them or to those applying to work in your field. This event will be a great opportunity to help students make more informed career choices well as networking with other alumni working in the sector.


17:30 – 18:00   Arrival and registration
18:00 – 18:10   Welcome from Professor Paul Palmer, Professor of Voluntary Sector Management, and Associate Dean for Ethics,
Sustainability and Engagement. 
18:10 – 18:20   Presentation from Sponsor Russam GMS
18:20 – 18:25   Your Alumni Network
18:25 – 18:35   Professional Mentoring opportunities 
18:35 – 19:00   Networking Bingo 
19:00 – 20:00   Further Networking/Non-assisted networking 

Part 1: Networking bingo game
Students will be encouraged to make their way around the room, speak to as many alumni as possible and complete their bingo cards by finding alumni who relate to the bullet points on the cards.

Part 2: Drinks and networking reception.
Alumni are encouraged to speak to some students as well as other alumni. Students are likely to ask questions about an employer’s/alumnus’…

•           Career-path: how did you get where you are today?
•           Current role and examples of projects
•           Typical day or week in the office
•           The best aspects of your job
•           Top tips for current students who want to get where you are today.

If you are interested to attend, please register below and note that there are a limited number of places available at this event.

You can also join the Cass Centre for Charity Effectiveness LinkedIn Group here.


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Thursday 25 February
17:30 - 20:00
Meet your predecessors in the Charity and not-for-profit sector will provide current students with a unique opportunity to meet City’s alumni and develop their networking skills in the Charity and Not-for-Profit sectors as well as skills development plans.
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Online registration for this event is now closed, if you wish to attend please email

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