Past 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.


“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 Londo…

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 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 th…

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…

Innovate Israel

July 3, 2018
Innovate Israel A collaborative event with UK Israel Business Based on its success in September 2017, TAU Trust once again collaborated with UK Israel Business for UKIB’s second Innovate Israel conference, which took place on Tuesday 3 July 2018. The conference highlighted the most exciting innovations coming from scale-up nation across AI, Big Data, Cyber Security, Digital Health, Machine Learning and Satellite technology. Prof Irad ben Gal, a distinguished professor from TAU, spoke on AI – …

TAU Alumni at the Israeli Embassy

June 7, 2018
Screening for TAU Alumni at the Israeli Embassy The even showcased student films from TAU’s Steve Tisch School of Film and Television for TAU Alumni in collaboration with the Israeli House in London. Event at a Glance: Date: June 7th, 2018 Hosted by: The Embassy of Israel Bar Alon – TAU Alumni introduced the Steve Tisch Film School as a new graduate and talked on the process of making a film. In s…

Night at the Movies 2018

June 6, 2018
Night at the Movies 2018 TAU Trust hosted its 11th annual Night at the movies showcasing student films from TAU’s Steve Tisch School of Film and Television on Wednesday 6th June at the Ham Yard Hotel in London, where the event was supported by 170 guests and raised over £16,000. All proceeds from the event went towards the pioneering and high quality work at the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at TAU, which has a wonderful reputation worldwide for producing original and innovative f…

University for a Night 2018

March 27, 2018
University for a Night 2018 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 Dinorah Friedmann-Morvinski, Professor Noam Mizrahi, Dr Rachel Sarig and Professor Asher Susser.  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 something away with you.  As you saw …

A Cocktail with Uri Levine

November 30, 2017
A Cocktail with Uri Levine A private cocktail reception with Tel Aviv University Alumnus Uri Levine, Co-founder of Waze and Co-Founder and chairman of FeeX. Hosted by Mark Regev, Ambassador of the State of Israel, with Professor Joseph Klafter, President of Tel Aviv University. The event took place at the ambassador’s residence with 60 high profile people from the Jewish community who had the chance to participate in an inspirational talk with Uri Levine. “Fall in love with the problem, Not …

Tel Aviv University’s 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration

March 31, 2016
Tel Aviv University’s 60th Diamond Anniversary Celebration Sponsored by de GRISOGONO, Tel Aviv University’s Diamond Anniversary Patron Tel Aviv University Trust marked Tel Aviv University’s 60th Diamond Anniversary with a Champagne Cocktail and Charity Auction at Christie’s to launch its Student Scholarship Campaign. The event was hosted by Christie’s and sponsored by the internationally renowned jewellers de GRISOGONO.  TAU President Professor Joseph Klafter and the Founder and Creative Dir…

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