University of Sydney – Agriculture Centenary

Message for alumni of the Sydney University Agriculture faculty – an invitation to join the Centenary celebrations:

University of Sydney Agriculture Centenary

Happy Agriculture Centenary!

Join us throughout 2010 to celebrate 100 years of world-changing Agriculture!

There are events for alumni and friends across the decades including public lectures, cocktail / networking reception, lunches, Open Days, and research forums.

For many of you your university experiences were some of the best years of your life. You met so many people. Some remained friends for life.

Make the journey back to your alma mater, and take another look at where we are now, and where we came from.

100 Years. 100 Stories.

Alumni and friends – and of course your family – are invited to celebrate 100 years of the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.

Reconnect with your classmates and teachers, and rediscover your University.

Show your family what you did at university at Special Open Days (Camperdown, Narrabri and Camden).

Agriculture Centenary Weekend, 4-6 June 2010. Centenary Research Symposium, Friday, 4 June 2010 from 8.30am

Tap into some of Australia’s, and the world’s, brightest minds at one of the stand-out events of the Centenary.

Attend a one-day research symposium, featuring how agriculture has changed the world, a century of global research, a hot issue debate on feeding the world, and a poster display by postgraduate emerging researchers.

Internationally recognised key note speakers.

Opening address by the Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Michael Spence

Back to Agriculture Open Day, Saturday 5 June 2010, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

A family fun day in the University of Sydney Quadrangle! Meet up with classmates and teachers; share your news, and show the kids what you did at university!      Free BBQ lunch.

Centenary Gala Dinner, Saturday 5 June 2010, 7pm for pre-dinner drinks

Join us at this Gala Dinner in the Great Hall, and step back in time to celebrate our first 100 years.

Organize Your Own Reunion, Sunday 6 June 2010

Sunday is free for you to organize a class reunion. Make the Centenary Alumni Weekend extra special: hold a picnic, meet up on campus for lunch etc. It is our pleasure to assist you anytime of the year with class lists, invitations and publicity.

Please contact the Faculty Alumni Relations Officer at to find out how.

Feedback: After your reunion it would be great to hear how it went. Send us your photos and details, however don’t forget to check with your attendees to get their approval!

Write home: If you find “lost” alumni, please let us know so we can update University records.

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