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We are delighted to invite you and your family to join the 50th Anniversary Reunion of Rhodes Class of 1969 during the University of Oxford Alumni Weekend, 20 -22 September 2019.

A printer friendly version (PDF) version of the timetable can be found here

Friday 20 September

12.00-13.00: Welcoming Lunch for Class of 1969

13.00 – 14.00: Registration and welcome session

14.00-16.00: Experience of the Character, Service and Leadership Program for current Rhodes Scholars; “Relations, Friendships and Mentors”

16.15-17.15: Conversation with the Warden, Dr. Elizabeth Kiss (Virginia & Balliol 1983), alongside the 40th Reunion Class

17.15-19.00: Free

19.00 – 22.00: Dinner at Rhodes House for 40th and 50th Reunion Class, joined by current Rhodes Scholars; Remarks by Dr Elizabeth Kiss and Class Leaders

22.00: Nightcap drinks at The Kings Arms/The Turf Tavern etc.

Saturday 21 September

9.00-10.00: Breakfast at Rhodes House and reminiscences / remembrances of those who have died

10.00-16.30: Oxford’s “Meeting Minds” programme for the Oxford alumni weekend, which includes lectures, tours and hands-on activities across the city, followed by College dinners in the evening. For more information and to book tickets follow this link (released by Oxford University on July 11th)

10.00 – 16.30: Rhodes House All Alumni Informal Garden Party – to include a BBQ buffet and “In Conversation with…” Dr Elizabeth Kiss. A separate crèche will be provided to facilitate Scholars access to attend the academic talks at the University.

19.00-21.30: Most Colleges will be hosting a formal dinner – please see your individual colleges for further information

18.00-20.30: Drinks Reception and Finger Buffet for those not dining in
their Colleges at New College

21.30: Nightcap drinks at The Kings Arms/The Turf Tavern etc

Sunday 22 September

10.00-15.30: Oxford’s “Meeting Minds” program continues for those not travelling

12.00: Onward travel

Please register for the events you are attending by Monday 2 September and mention if you have any dietary or access requirements. Guests are very welcome but must also register.

Feel free to contact us as well at with queries at any time.

Programme Highlights

A printer friendly version (PDF) version of the timetable can be found here

Registration details

Please register your attendance here


Other information


At Rhodes House we have limited accommodation, but please find all the available options here.

Rhodes House does not have visitor parking. We recommend using one of the convenient Park & Ride sites.

Rhodes House is fully wheelchair-accessible with a lift allowing access to all of the programmed sessions.

Dress Code
Smart casual / Business casual

Sessions throughout the weekend may be photographed. Please contact if you do not wish to be photographed.

If you have any questions or difficulties booking this event, please contact: