When you graduate, you enter the next phase of your University of Edinburgh life, as you join our global alumni community. Membership of this network comes with a range of benefits and opportunities.
We can help you stay connected with the University and with your fellow alumni, enabling you to benefit from each other’s experience. We can also support you in building your own networks and forging new relationships.
We offer new alumni help with professional development, careers advice, entrepreneurship, further study and more. You can keep in touch with us and each other via our alumni magazine, website, email newsletter and social media channels. We seek to keep you up to date with the University’s research and teaching agendas and we hope you will continue to play a role in our work.
Benefits and opportunities
A new online meeting place where University of Edinburgh students, alumni, staff and volunteers can share information and support each other.
Careers support and professional development
Graduates get full access to the Careers Service for two years after graduation. We also support your professional development and a range of continuing education opportunites, from free MOOCs (online courses) to on-campus short courses and executive education.
Global alumni clubs and networks
We have clubs and networks across the world, offering social and professional support.
The alumni card is your gateway to a range of alumni benefits and services including gym membership and exclusive discounts. Find out how to apply for your alumni card.
Online journals and resources
Alumni are entitled to access a wide range of online academic journals and e-resources.
Support for graduate entrepreneurs
For two years after graduation, alumni are eligible to receive entrepreneurial support and advice from Edinburgh Innovations.
Alumni are entitled to use the University’s libraries completely free of charge.
Join us online
Keep up to date with the University on social media.
We aim to keep you informed about the University and your fellow alumni through our website and publications including our annual alumni magazine Edit and our monthly email newsletter Enlightened.
Events, access to the student union, discounted gym membership and a lifetime email account are just some of the benefits of becoming an alumnus.
Update your details
Keep your contact details up to date and ensure you don’t miss out.
The big picture
You can find out more by visiting the full alumni website.