Alumni events

Veterinary Alumni Reunion Weekend

Friday 8 and Saturday 9 September 2017

ULVAA event

Veterinary alumni are invited to attend the 2017 Reunion Weekend on Friday 8 and Saturday 9 September 2017.

The event is open to all Veterinary graduates and will be an excellent opportunity to get together and reminisce, attend a celebration dinner and tour the Leahurst campus.

If you are celebrating a significant anniversary and would like to organise a reunion for this weekend, there will be time available to plan your own activities and the Alumni Relations team will be happy to help you promote your class reunion and contact class mates you may have lost touch with.


Friday 8 September, 2017 

Leahurst Campus

12.30pm – 13.45pm Welcome with buffet lunch

2pm – 3pm Barrie Edwards Memorial Lecture delivered by Lord Sandy Trees, Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Parasitology, former Dean of Veterinary Science at the University of Liverpool and a Crossbench member of the House of Lords

3pm – 4pm Research Roundup, short snippets detailing the latest veterinary research currently taking place at the University.

Thornton Hall Hotel

7pm – 11pm On the Friday evening there will be a special reunion dinner at the nearby Thornton Hall Hotel. The dinner is priced at just £34.00 per person which will include a welcome drink followed by a three course meal. The dress code for the evening is smart/lounge suit.

We have the below dinner and discounted room rates:

  • Welcome drink and reunion dinner £34pp
  • Bed, breakfast, welcome drink and reunion dinner, single room £125
  • Bed, breakfast, welcome drink and reunion dinner, double room £165

For those attending the dinner only payment will be made by booking on the link below. If you require a room at the hotel with dinner, payment must be made directly to Thornton Hall Hotel quoting your exclusive discount code for the event which is available by emailing the Alumni Relations team on

There are limited discounted rooms available and we encourage you to make your booking as soon as possible to benefit from this offer.

Saturday 9 September 
Leahurst Campus

10.30am – 12 noon

Join academics and members of ULVAA for guided tours of the Leahurst campus for an opportunity to reminisce and view the facilities available for today’s Veterinary students, including a visit to the Small Animal Teaching Hospital and Phillip Leverhulme Equine Hospital. 

Book now

Alumni can also access discounted rates at a range of hotels in Liverpool, for more information, visit:

We will update this web page as further details become available, and keep an eye on your inboxes for further information by e-mail. In the meantime, if you would like to organise to meet up with your year group during the weekend, contact Caroline Mitchell, Alumni Relations Manager (Networks and Volunteers), on or call 0151 795 5575.

Please note, we will be displaying and updating a list of names along with your graduation details online in the lead up to the Veterinary Alumni Reunion Weekend. If you do not wish for your name to be included on this list, please email after booking.


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