Much like the students’ calendar, the King’s alumni datebook is packed with annual events abundant in tradition, camaraderie and a desire to support a college we all remember and love.
Since 1846, alumni and fellow members of the King’s community have come together to share a delicious meal and celebrate alumni achievement. In 2019, we launched a new tradition: a full day of events celebrating our alumni.
Alumni in cities around the globe gather to celebrate their connection to King's and to each other.
An annual tournament attended by Alumni and friends of the university in support of students in financial need at King’s.
The conferring of academic and honorary degrees takes place during Encaenia, a ceremony rooted in the traditions of Oxford. Encaenia is a Greek word meaning “beginning, commencement,” and the term has been used since the founding of King’s in 1789.