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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.

TAU Trust Alumni Winners

May 21, 2024
Seret Film Festival קרן הבוגרים של אוניברסיטת תל-אביב Tuesday, 21st May,2024 Time: 18:00 JW3, London   Film by alumni & students from Steve Tisch school of film & TV Sponsored by The TAU trust This year, we are happy to announce that two out of the three films awarded the prestigious “Promising Director Award” of SERET UK come from the esteemed halls of TAU. These alumni have demonstrated exceptional talent, dedication, and vision, and we are honoured to showcase their work …

Why Emotions Matter to Thinking

April 12, 2024
The Philosophy of Emotions TAU Trust’s recently formed Women’s Circle gathered in an intimate setting with TAU’s Philosophy Professor Ilit Ferber and featured a fascinating talk on “Why Emotions Matter to Thinking”, leading to a thought-provoking and meaningful discussion. You can read more about our event in the Jewish News: 12 April 2024 Hosted by Adi Zak…

Night at the Movies

March 19, 2024
Please join Tel Aviv University Trust as we showcase award-winning student films and remember the 7th of October … Featuring writer/producer Dan Patterson in conversation with Shaylee Atary, Filmmaker, TAU student and 7th October survivor Tuesday 19th March 2024 … Book here

Reshef Levy

February 29, 2024
Reshef Levy, one of the leading stand-up artists. In an intelligent show that’s funny to tears… Reshef, a gifted improviser who manages to turn every show into a special event that never repeats itself. Thursday, 29 February , 2024 | 19:30 Pentland Theatre For more information or to submit a question: Photo Gallery

A guide to 2040

February 26, 2024
A guide to 2040 An insightful, thoughtful and fun travel into the future. Dror Globerman, Israeli Tech & Innovation Journalist and Tel Aviv University Alum. The most promising and prominent trends and innovation that are changing our life in health, food, transportation, business, education, relationship and dating and more…

Israel, Hamas, and the West – Post 7th October

January 17, 2024
AVI ISSACHAROFF TAU Alumnus, Award Winning Author, Journalist and Co-Creator of hit NETFLIX series FAUDA Speaking on Israel, Hamas, and the West Post 7th October introduced by JOSH GLANCY  Editor of News Review, The Sunday Times Wednesday, 17 January , 2024 6:30pm – 8:30 pm NW London Venue For more information or to submit a question: Photo Gallery


December 11, 2023
Join our Alumni and Young Professionals To light the 5th Hanukkah candle  and enjoy some holiday treats! and an opportunity to engage in a conversation led by prominent TAU alumni Ayelet Mavor, Chief of Staff, Minute Media & Elinor Honigstein, Global Strategic Partnerships, Linkedin Speaking on Aspects of Communication in Times of War  Editor of News Review, The Sunday Times Monday, 11 December 6-8 pm Hosted by Minute Media For more information or to submit a question: …

From Campus to Cutting-Edge: Honouring our Tech Titans

June 12, 2023
With introductory remarks from TAU President Professor Ariel Porat 12 June 2023 18.30 – 20:30 | Hosted by: Tripledot Studios

University for a Night

March 27, 2023
Thank you for joining us in celebration of 75 years of Israeli innovation and engage with Israel’s brightest minds Monday, 27th March … Click here to see a photo gallery

Night @ the Movies 2022

June 15, 2022
Night @ the Movies Celebrating TAU’s Steve Tisch School of Film and Television’s 50th Anniversary Featuring Golden-Globe Winning Producer and Director Hagai Levi in conversation with Award Winning Producer Dan Patterson Showcasing a Director’s Cut of Hagai’s graduation film, “Snow in August”, as well as a collection of award-winning short student films Proceeds towards the Derek Bluston Scholarship for Film Studies Photo Gal…

“Future of Education in a post-Covid World”

November 29, 2021
Tel Aviv University hosted TAU President Ariel Porat and Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP at Google HQ. Some sixty people attended an exclusive reception at London’s Google HQ in St Pancras on 29th November. Guests enjoyed cocktails and a discussion on education policy during Covid with Rt Hon Secretary for Education Nadhim Zahawi MP and TAU President Professor Ariel Porat moderated by journalist and broadcaster Samantha Simmonds. Google Cloud head Mark Palmer warmly welcomed everyone to Google’s L…

The Israeli Pavilion at the 2021 London Design Biennale Opening Event

June 2, 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 S…
2021 London Design Biennale Medal Winners

The Boiler Room @ London Design Biennale

June 1, 2021
The Boiler Room @ London Design Biennale 2021 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 t…

TAU’s New President Ariel Porat welcomed to London at Israel Ambassador’s Reception

January 31, 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(…)

TAU Trust and UK Jewish Film collaboration

November 16, 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-professiona…

Jazz in July 2019

July 9, 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. …

Night at the Movies 2019

June 6, 2019
Night at the Movies 2019 On Thursday 6th June 2019, TAU Trust held their 12th annual “Night at the Movies” with “Shorts, Shots & Sushi” as part of their “Starry TAU Night Series”. Before enjoying an array of vodka shots and sushi, our supporters and friends were welcomed at JW3 in North London by Barak Ganor, Head of Culture at the Embassy of Israel, who shared his experience as a TAU Alumnus. The epicentre of the evening featured four mesmerising and thought-provoking “short” films creat…

An Evening with Avi Issacharroff

April 2, 2019
An Evening with Avi Issacharoff On Tuesday 2nd April, 2019, TAU Trust hosted an “Evening with Avi Issacharoff”, the co-creator of FAUDA and a celebrated TAU alumnus. Avi shared how his education at TAU and his fascinating career to date led him to co-creating a global phenomenon that is FAUDA. We were delighted to welcome Sharon Bar-Li, Deputy Ambassador of Israel to the UK who shared her experience as a TAU alumnus, TV Presenter & Broadcaster Samantha Simmonds as well as many TAU Governo…

University for a Night 2019

March 13, 2019
University for a Night 2019 We were delighted you were able to join us at our University for a Night.  We hope you enjoyed the special evening, hosted by Rothschild & Co, which featured some of TAU’s leading faculty including Dr Goren Gordon, Professor Zahava Solomon  and Professor Asher Susser and was facilitated by Professor Eli Talmor, Governor of TAU. Each one had a unique story to tell and we hope that in the short time you were exposed to their research, you were able to take someth…

Trends & Opportunities in Start-ups and Innovation

October 24, 2018
Trends & Opportunities in Start-ups and Innovation Thank you for joining us for a fascinating evening for TAU Alumni and young professionals with Asaf Anolik, Head of Innovation at Amazon Web Services and Nimrod Cohen, Managing Partner at TAU Ventures were speaking on Trends & Opportunities in Start-ups and Innovation. Nimrod Cohen is a serial entrepreneur and investor. Managing Partner at TAU Ventures – Tel Aviv University Investments vehicle. Previously partner at Plus V…