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30 May 2016

The International Faculty, CITY College celebrates Charter Day 2016

Thessaloniki – Skopje – Belgrade - Prishtina

During the month of May 2016, alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the world and came together in the University’s first ever worldwide Charter Day celebrations. A series of Charter Day events were organised by the Alumni Department of CITY College in Thessaloniki, Skopje, Belgrade and Prishtina, marking 111 years since the University was founded by Royal Charter in 1905.

Charter Day 2016 - Alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the worldCharter Day 2016 - Alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the world

Alumni and friends gathered to celebrate the day reunite but also to support local charities.

Charter Day 2016 - Alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the worldCharter Day 2016 - Alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the world

Thessaloniki’s event took place at the local bar “Ifilios” on 19th May. Many younger generation alumni from different disciplines gathered in order to celebrate and see each other again.  Proceedings were given to the “Down Syndrome Association of Thessaloniki”.  The 19th of May saw the celebrations of Charter Day also in Skopje and Prishtina. Alumni donations gathered will be given to the 13-year old Elena Smileska who is currently battles a major health issue and to Down Syndrome Association of Kosovo respectively.

Charter Day 2016 - Alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the worldCharter Day 2016 - Alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the world

In Belgrade, Charter Day was celebrated in 25th of May at “Top night club”. Money gathered will be offered to the Center for Protection of Infants, Children and Youth – Zvecanska;

Charter Day 2016 - Alumni of the International Faculty, CITY College joined fellow Sheffield alumni and friends around the world

Over 50 Charter Day events have been organized around the world. Family BBQs, formal dinners and academic debates, are some of the events organized all the way from Europe to China and Australia. As integral part of the University of Sheffield, the International Faculty, CITY College made its own mark in the frame of Charter Day celebrations and joined Sheffield alumni around the world with four special events across the region of South East Europe.

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