2018 will mark the 150th anniversary of the Regius Chair of Engineering, thus establishing engineering studies at the University of Edinburgh on a par with the best in the UK. The School of Engineering will be marking this significant anniversary with a programme of events and activities. 

Key dates for your diary

Regius Engineering Lecture

Professor Dame Ann Dowling, President of the Royal Academy of Engineering, will be opening the Engineering150 celebrations. Dame Ann will be delivering the first Regius Engineering Lecture on Wednesday 24 January 2018 at 5.30pm followed by a reception.

More details about this event will be added in the coming weeks, including information about how to book.

Engineering150 Anniversary Ball

To mark the 150th Anniversary of the School of Engineering you are invited to attend the Engineering 150 Anniversary Ball!

The event will be held at Dynamic Earth on the 9th March 2018, starting with a drinks reception at 7pm followed by a 3 course meal - and plenty more fun surprises along the way!

Read more on the Engineering150 Anniversary Ball event page.

Inaugural Lecture of Professor Jason Reese, current Regius Chair of Engineering

Professor Reese is the ninth Regius Chair of Engineering, and will be delivering his inaugural lecture on 15 May 2018.

Alumni Weekend 2018

The School of Engineering would like to invite all our alumni back to visit us for an Alumni Weekend on 5-6 October 2018. A full programme of events is being confirmed, including keynote lectures, evening drinks, presentations and reunion brunches.

We would love to hear about your time here, please do get in touch if there are any memories you would like to share for our Engineering Timeline, or if you would like to get involved in any of the Alumni Weekend activities.

In 2018 we are celebrating 150 years since the first Regius Chair of Engineering
In 2018 we are celebrating 150 years since the first Regius Chair of Engineering
Invitation to Engineering150 Alumni Weekend
Join us for an Alumni Weekend 5-6 October 2018
Engineering150 Anniversary Ball event flyer
Engineering150 Anniversary Ball