Events

The Tel Aviv University Trust, based in London, leads fundraising activities for Tel Aviv University. The Trust invites TAU Professors to share their research and knowledge with British audiences to strengthen the University’s reputation in the UK, and encourages academic collaborations with TAU and UK Universities.

The TAU Trust hosts some 25 events per year, ranging in scale from small breakfasts to large scale fundraisers. TAU Trust uses these events as a vehicle to raise awareness of Israel’s largest University as well as raising funding to support it.

Past events

Highlights from past events

Please see below details of TAU Trust’s most innovative and exciting events showcasing the academic excellence of Tel Aviv University.

  • The Israeli Pavilion at the 2021 London Design Biennale Opening Event
  • The Boiler Room @ London Design Biennale
  • Tel Aviv University’s New President Ariel Porat welcomed to London at Israel Ambassador’s Reception
  • Night at the Movies 2020
  • Baking Babka with the Best!
  • TAU Trust and UK Jewish Film collaboration
  • Jazz in July 2019
  • The Israeli Pavilion at the 2021 London Design Biennale Opening Event

    02 June, 2021
    Israeli Pavilion at the London Design Biennale Opening Toast We were excited that the London Design Biennale was officially open, not just because it was the first international festival to return in person to the UK in over a year – but mainly due to the Israeli Pavilion, ‘The Boiler Room’, designed by a team from TAU’s David Azrieli School of Architecture. On Wednesday, 2 June 2021, we celebrated the Pavilion’s Opening with the design team from Israel, Israel Deputy Ambassador to the UK Sharon Bar-Li, Cultural Attaché Barak Ganor, TAU Trust Chair David Meller, installation sponsors and …
  • The Boiler Room @ London Design Biennale

    01 June, 2021
    The Boiler Room @ London Design Biennale2021 Public Medal Winner TAU’s School of Architecture design of the Israeli Pavilion at the 2021 London Design Biennale has won the Public Medal, chosen by thousands of visitors who voted for their favourite installation from over 35 Pavilions and exhibitions at the festival. TAU Trust applauds the design team from TAU’s David Azrieli School of Architecture who, despite the pandemic, persevered and saw their design through to the end – bringing home the Public Medal.  The 2021 London Design Biennale was the first in person international festival to r…
  • Tel Aviv University’s New President Ariel Porat welcomed to London at Israel Ambassador’s Reception

    31 January, 2020
    Tel Aviv University’s New President Ariel Porat welcomed to London at Israel Ambassador’s Reception Ambassador Mark Regev and Mrs Vered Regev welcomed TAU’s new President Ariel Porat to London at a special Reception at their residence on Thursday night. More than seventy friends and supporters of Tel Aviv University in the UK gathered to hear about President Porat’s vision for TAU – globalisation and strengthening the international aspect of the University; promoting interdisciplinary research and teaching amongst faculties, and finally forging better access between campus and industry….
  • Night at the Movies 2020

    14 October, 2020
    Night at the Movies 2020 We are delighted that you were able to join us for our 13th Night at the Movies, our annual flagship event, this year @Home.  This was a unique opportunity to hear from Atara Frish, Adi Mishnayot and Ziv Hermelin, 3 award-winning students and graduates from the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television who wrote and directed some extraordinary short films. We also thank the wonderful writer and producer Dan Patterson for moderating the event with such great skill and presen…
  • Baking Babka with the Best!

    23 September, 2020
    Thank you for joining our very own TAU Alumna and Pastry Chef, Shiri Kraus, who was heading up our ‘foodinar’ for an outrageous bake-a-long. We would like to thank TAU Alumna and Pastry Chef, Shiri Kraus, for giving of her time and showing us how to bake the best babka! Please click here and here to visit Shiri’s catering websites.  Together, we baked the best babka in the world! Shiri has worked in senior positions in some of London’s finest restaurants such as The Palomar, The Babary and Haya. Please find the recipe below: The list of ingredients for Chocolate Babka! (Please note the re…
  • TAU Trust and UK Jewish Film collaboration

    16 November, 2019
    TAU Trust and UK Jewish Film collaboration! Europe’s biggest Jewish Film Festival enjoyed a screening of Oscar nominated Director and Tel Aviv University Film School alumni’s powerful new film “Chained” on the sobering themes of sexual harassment and domestic violence. TAU Trust sponsored this collaborative event at the UK Jewish Film Festival. BBC broadcaster Nicola Christie hosted a Q&A with Director Yaron Shani who explained about his hyper-reality method working with non-professional actors his vision for the film using improvisation. Yaron Shani is a graduate of Tel Aviv Universi…
  • Jazz in July 2019

    09 July, 2019
    Jazz in July 2019 On Tuesday 9th July, 2019, TAU Trust, in collaboration with AKIM Israel and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, held the first sold out “Jazz in July” event featuring young accomplished jazz musician, Robert Ukrainsky with special guest, the renowned UK saxophonist, Alex Woods. Vocalist Grace Woods along with pianist Andy Bunting, Bass player Tom Bunting and drums player Jonathan Silk joined saxophonist’s Robert and Alex for an array of easy listening and well-known jazz tunes. Guests had the unique opportunity to hear the overwhelming talent from these musicians, whilst enjoy…

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