Join us for the Alumni Reunion Weekend on 10-11 September

Alumni Weekend - Reconnect with classmates and join the celebrations!


2022 marks Portsmouth's 30th anniversary as a University. 

Make it a weekend to remember! Join with old friends and new to celebrate a rich past and an amazing future. Connect with your University community in this anniversary year.

Help spread the word

Have you got classmates you still keep in touch with? Networks of Portsmouth alumni? If so, you are exactly the grad to share the news that a celebration is coming and everyone is welcome. Let's fill this University with alumni from across the decades! Please contact to get involved and become a Reunion Ambassador.

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Saturday 10 September | Overview schedule | Book now

Alumni Lounge: 10.00am-5.00pm

Join us throughout the day in the Student's Union; share your stories and add them to our memory board.

The Garden Party: 12.00pm-2.30pm

Choose your lunch from one of our local vendors and redeem your two drinks.

Chancellor, Karen Blackett OBE and Vice Chancellor, Graham Galbraith will welcome you. Then it's time to kick back, relax and enjoy the rest of the afternoon.


Exercise is medicine: from elite sport to clinical practice: 11.00am

Dr Zoe Saynor, ex-England rugby player and world-leading expert in exercise from the  School of Sport, Health and Exercise Science, will give a fascinating insight into the benefits of sport and exercise to health.

Taking reality to a new dimension: 4.00pm

Get a glimpse of the future in areas like cultural heritage, dental simulation and live facial recognition. Better yet, experience a little of it for yourself in the Motion Capture room and more.

What shall we do with the drunken sailor? 4.30pm

Stepping ashore with pockets full of prize money, 18th Century sailors would go on a 'spree' in many pubs and brothels that sat on the port's waterfront. But, according to the Victorians, who were the prey and who were the perpetrators?


Ravelin Sports Centre: 11.30am

A thirty minute tour of the fantastic new facility.

Historical Walking Tour: 3.30pm

A short 30 minute walk around the campus highlighting history of the University (and earlier institutions) in the city which it thrives.

Faculty Receptions

Our academic teams are excited to catch up with former students and showcase new innovations. You are warmly invited to join them for a special early evening reception, as part of the celebrations. Book your reception here. If you're unsure which faculty you were a part of, please get in touch:

After the formal celebrations...

Why not take your own trip down memory lane?

Recreate the full experience and stay in University accommodation. Of course, the city also offers fantastic options for accommodation, food and fun and you'll have your own favourites from your time at Portsmouth. Click here to visit the Visit Portsmouth website.


Make it a weekend to remember! Come back to campus, engage with your University community and be part of the 30th Anniversary celebrations.
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The generosity of our alumni community makes a real difference for students facing financial challenges. In 2022, students need your support more than ever. So, to mark our 30th anniversary year, we’re introducing our first ever Alumni Giving Day.
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Portsmouth through the ages


Ever wondered what Portsmouth was like in the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s or 10s? Graduates from across the decades share their uni stories.
Elle Gray Alumnus
Read their stories


Whether you studied in the 1960s or 2020s, post your stories on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter using the hashtag #myuopmemories.
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Or email us

Reunion Ambassadors

Get involved! To be a Reunion Ambassador contact

Niosha Kayhani

All the way from San Diego, Niosha is organising a basketball team reunion that will honour a member who passed away. Teammates will meet up at Alumni Weekend.
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Read his story

Kelly Dubock

In one day, Kelly will turn the clock back 25 years. She joins other alumni already planning reunions, visiting old haunts with friends from her course.
Image of Portsmouth graduate Kelly Dubock in the 1990s
Read her story