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Alumni Dinner | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

We are delighted to invite you to a Hughes Hall alumni dinner, hosted by our new President, Sir Laurie Bristow, and Director of Institutional Advancement, William Conner.

During our visit we hope to reconnect with alumni, friends and supporters, and share our ‘2030 vision’ for Hughes Hall.

Date: Thursday 9 March 2023

Time: 19.30

Location: Abd el Wahab: The Fisherman

Pier 7, Dubai Marina

Ticket: £62.50 per person. Tickets include 3-course set menu with soft drinks. Alumni can bring one guest.

RSVP: Registrations have now closed. For more information please email development@hughes.cam.ac.uk

About Laurie: Sir Laurie Bristow KCMG was elected to the position of President in March this year, following a 32 year career in diplomatic service.

He was Ambassador to Afghanistan during the fall of the Republic to the Taliban in August 2021 and the UK’s subsequent evacuation of over 15,000 people from Kabul airport. He was the UK’s Ambassador to Russia from 2016 to 2020 and Deputy Ambassador to Russia from 2007 to 2010. He was Ambassador to Azerbaijan from 2004 to 2007.

Laurie went to a state school and was the first person in his family to go to university. He was appointed Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG) in the 2019 New Year Honours.