Commonly referred to as the 'Senior Agricultural Society', membership of UNAS is open to all graduates with an interest in agriculture, food or the rural environment.
The Society is a registered charity with close links to Newcastle University and in particular the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development (AFRD) whose aims are to:
These aims are achieved through a programme of regular meetings, newsletters, and the annual Reunion Dinner held in November each year.
UNAS members automatically qualify as a member of The Alumni Association of Newcastle University, which offers a range of lifetime benefits to members including access to the Robinson Library, a discount on postgraduate tuition fees at the University, as well as other off-campus discounts.
The 65th annual dinner was held at the Centre for Life in November and the event was a great success. Please view the photos of the night. Next year’s event will be on Saturday 18 November 2015.
Secretary: Dr Stephen Wilcockson
Chairman: Mr William Bradwell
Hon. Treasurer: Mr Simon Smith
Vice Chairman: Mr Jack Smith
Journal Editor: Mr Jonathan Goodfellow
Committee: Dr Robert Shiel, Dr Paul Bilsborrow, Miss Nicola Burkinshaw, Mr Rob Scholey, Mr James Stark, Mr James Steele
(UNAS is registered as a Charity. No 528058)
Please complete and return this form (Word doc: 399KB) so that we can benefit from Gift Aid for your UNAS subscriptions and other donations.
Please complete and return the UNAS change of contact details form (Word doc: 34.0KB) so that we can keep you updated with all of our news and events.
Classic UNAS ties are available. In polyester, these have a dark-green background with purple/white/gold diagonal stripes.
Cost including post and packing - £7.50 per tie.
A range of polo and rugby shirts, v-neck pullovers and other leisurewear is available, embroidered with the ‘Agrics’ logo are available to Senior Society members.
If you would like further information about any of our branded merchandise or would like to place an order, please contact us.