Formation of the Alumni Association

  • Founded in 1922, by a group of College Fellows
  • Main aim is to keep alumni in touch both with each other and the College
  • Name change to ‘Downing College Alumni Association’ occurred in 2012 more clearly reflecting its membership.
  • The Alumni Association works closely with the Alumni and Development Office (founded in 1996) to foster and strengthen alumni relations


This is offered to

  • current undergraduate and post-graduate students; they become Life Members on graduation
  • members of the Fellowship

Rules of the Association

Click to download the Rules of the Downing College Alumni Association.

The Executive Committee

This Committee manages the Association and comprises:

  • President
  • Past President
  • President Elect
  • Association Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Members representing a wide range of age groups
  • Co-opted members with particular expertise
  • Student representatives
  • Ex-officio senior members of the College

Committee membership is reviewed and approved annually at the AGM. 

Download details of the current Committee.


Date of the next AGM [TBC]

Draft minutes of the 2016 AGM.

Alumni Association Newsletter

Click here to download the most recent Alumni Association Newsletter.

Back issues of our newsletter are available here.