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International Alumni Relations

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Liz Gregson and Emma Jones on their work inside Imperial College's Alumni Relations and Communications Office

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International Alumni Relations

  1. 1. International Alumni Groups Bonn 5 May 2007 © Imperial College London Page
  2. 2. AGENDA <ul><li>Alumni Relations at Imperial College </li></ul><ul><li>International Alumni Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Imperial College Club of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>Where next? Group Discussion </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page
  3. 3. ALL AROUND THE WORLD <ul><li>Imperial College has an active alumni network of over 94’000 in 190 countries </li></ul><ul><li>(total 140’000) </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page
  4. 4. AFTER GRADUATION - WHY STAY IN TOUCH WITH THE COLLEGE? <ul><li>Professional Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mostly graduates of the last ten years </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interest in College and Research Developments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific academic interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General interest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All alumni </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page
  5. 5. © Imperial College London Page INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI GROUPS
  6. 6. INTERNATIONAL ALUMNI - GETTING INVOLVED <ul><li>Alumni Group (Association/Club) or Country Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Point of Contact </li></ul><ul><ul><li>National alumni </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College visitors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Returning Graduates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex-pats </li></ul></ul>© Imperial College London Page
  7. 7. ALUMNI GROUP ACTIVITIES (current examples) <ul><li>Social events, dinners and receptions </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page Imperial College Korea Group
  8. 8. ALUMNI GROUP ACTIVITIES (current examples) contd. <ul><li>Field and adventure trips </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page Bird watching with the Imperial College Alumni Association of Northern California
  9. 9. ALUMNI GROUP ACTIVITIES (current examples) contd. <ul><li>Guest-speaker and distinguished alumni events </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page Talk on ‘Game Theory in Sports’ given by Dr Frank Berkshire to the Imperial College Club of Germany in Munich.
  10. 10. ALUMNI GROUP ACTIVITIES (current examples) contd. <ul><li>Student-Alumni events </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page Two Singaporean students shortlisted for the 2005 Most Outstanding Student Award (MOSA) given annually by the Imperial College Alumni Association of Singapore.
  11. 11. POTENTIAL ALUMNI GROUP ACTIVITIES <ul><li>Student Recruitment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Careers fairs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visits to local schools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mentoring </li></ul><ul><li>Visitor contact </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising (Hong Kong example) </li></ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page
  12. 12. <ul><li>IMPERIAL COLLEGE CLUB OF GERMANY </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page
  13. 13. WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? © Imperial College London Page
  14. 14. CHALLENGES AND QUESTIONS <ul><li>Membership </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is “critical mass” for operation of a Alumni Group? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How can groups recruit and retain members? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are subscriptions an issue? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National level or broader perspective? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assessing and Meeting the Demand </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What type of activities? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevance to the alumnus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequency? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Funding of activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sponsorship requires increased awareness of Imperial College. How can this be achieved? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Role of the Committee or Country Contact </li></ul>© Imperial College London Page
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