Category: Events

Summer Ball – Saturday 18 June – changes to activities on South Kensington Campus

The Imperial College Union Summer Ball will take place on Saturday 18 June. This year there will be no marquee, but live acts will perform on the ‘Metric Stage’ on the Queen’s Lawn.

Due to preparations for the ball and the event itself, there will be no access for staff parking on the South Kensington Campus from 17.00 Friday 17 June until Monday 20 June.

Tickets are still available for the ball and can be purchased here

Club Imperial BBQ and Quiz Night – Thursday 16 June

Sign up for an Olympic themed quiz night in the Queen’s Tower Rooms at 17.30 on Thursday 16 June. Hosted by Sport Imperial, the evening will consist of a BBQ meal and a number of interactive activities, with tickets at £10 each. Top prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place teams in true Olympic style. The event is open to all College staff and teams of eight, each representing a competing nation, are encouraged to take part.

To register please email Stephen Luckhurst by Monday 13 June with a country team name of your choice.

Cycle for Imperial with the TFL London Cycle Challenge 2011

Join the Imperial team competing in the TFL London Cycle Challenge and help the College to clock up the most miles cycled in a month. Teams with the most points will win cycling-themed prizes. Participants can start logging miles from 09.00 on Saturday 18 June through to Friday 15 July. The Challenge is free to enter and anyone can get involved, including friends and family members.

Find the Imperial College London team on the website and join in

Staff Survey Presentations

The Rector will be presenting the feedback from the 2011 Staff Survey at the South Kensington, St Mary’s and Hammersmith Campuses during the summer term. For a preview of a selection of the results, see the recent Reporter article.

To register your attendance please email us, clearly stating which session you wish to attend;

  • South Kensington Campus – Pippard Lecture theatre 15.00 – 16.00, Tuesday 24 May (passed)
  • St Mary’s Campus – Cockburn lecture hall 15.00 – 16.00, Monday 20 June
  • Hammersmith Campus – Lecture Theatre 1, Wolfson Centre 10.30 – 11.30, Tuesday 28 June

If you are unable to attend but have comments about the Staff Survey results that you would like to feed in, please email Louise Lindsay

Summer Ball 2011 – 18 June

Imperial’s South Kensington Campus will host London’s largest student ball on Saturday 18 June. Acts including Laura Marling and Ian Brown will perform on outdoor stages on the Queen’s Lawn and Prince’s Gardens and a funfair, fireworks and food stalls will be among the attractions at the festival-style event. Doors open at 13.00 with music continuing until midnight.

Imperial staff and their guests are welcome to attend. Tickets cost £45.

Find out more and buy tickets

Mixed touch rugby tournament – Saturday 11 June

Sport Imperial are holding a mixed, 7-a-side touch rugby tournament at 11.00 on Saturday 11 June in Hyde Park and offering the winning team tickets for a Harlequins home game. Whether beginners or experienced players, staff are welcome to enter as a team (minimum 7 to maximum 10 players) or to come along as individual players to be allocated into teams. Touch rugby is a minimal-contact game that is simple to learn and plenty of fun. Register by Tuesday 31 May to secure your place.
Find out more and register here

Tweeting a day in the life of Imperial – 17 June

Imperial will be supporting Universities Week 2011 by tweeting a day in the life of the College on Friday 17 June. To tell as full a story as possible, the organisers from the Communications and Development Division are seeking ideas from staff and students about activities to tweet about on 17 June. Suggestions could include:

–       Research projects or experiments that staff or students are working on

–       Excursions organised by student clubs or societies

–       Field trips organised by departments

–       Activities that would offer behind-the-scenes insight into Imperial’s operations

–       Events taking place on campus

–       Student projects

–       Highlights from everyday work or study

Please contact J-P Jones with ideas for tweets or if you hold a Twitter account and are keen to help tweet a day in the life of Imperial.

Read more about Day in the Life here