Dr Russell Ally, UCT’s Executive Director of Development and Alumni recently joined UCT alumni at a well-attended International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Reception at the prestigious hotel Savoy Hotel in London.

The Guest Speaker was Professor Richard Hobbs, Head of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford, whose talk centred on the importance of primary care and how Oxford research has changed guidelines in stroke prevention.

Guests had the opportunity to enjoy drinks and canapés in the elegant Abraham Lincoln and Manhattan Rooms, and meet fellow alumni from some of the world’s leading IARU-member research universities, who are listed as follows:

Australian National University
ETH Zurich National University of Singapore
Peking University University of California
Berkeley University of Cambridge
University of Cape Town
University of Copenhagen
University of Oxford
The University of Tokyo
Yale University

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