Benefits

LCF Alumni Reception at the Victoria and Albert Museum
LCF Alumni Reception at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The UAL Alumni Association offers a range of benefits and opportunities to all former students from across our six Colleges.

To take full advantage of these and other offers available to you please keep us updated with your current contact details. Update details

Access to Networks

Events

Take advantage of UAL's unique creative network by attending one of our exclusive alumni events in the UK and overseas. This is a great opportunity to meet old friends, network and learn. There are also many other events happening across our Colleges throughout the year which you are welcome to attend.

Find out what's happening on our events page

Enterprising Alumni Association

We are in the process of establishing a number of groups based in the UK to help our alumni who share similar interests connect to share ideas, experiences and networks. The first community to be launched is the Enterprising Alumni Association, for all those who are self-employed, freelance, have set up their own business or interested in doing so. Contact us for more information.

Reunions

Organising a reunion is a great way to reconnect with friends. If you are interested in organising a reunion there are several ways that the Alumni Relations Team can help. We host annual alumni events at the College degree shows, perhaps you would like to organise your classmates to join us?

Please download our guide below for more information or email alumni@arts.ac.uk for more information.

Join one of our International Alumni Associations and Groups

Wherever you are in the world there are many ways to keep in touch and get involved. Network with professionals from across the creative industries and meet fellow UAL alumni in your country, by joining one of our worldwide Alumni Associations or Groups. All our Associations and Groups are run by an enthusiastic and dedicated global network of alumni volunteers. Find out more via our Associations and Groups page

Access to Research and Learning

Library access

Continue to gain reference access to UAL's world-renowned libraries by applying for the Alumni Library access card. Visit the Library Services page to complete the application form and to read more information on access. You will need your alumni ID number (six digits) If you do not already have this you can obtain it from the Alumni Relations Team by emailing alumni@arts.ac.uk.

e-Resources

As a former student you can access a number of quality academic online journals.

See the list of available resources

Short course discount

Develop your practice by learning new skills and techniques through one of UAL’s highly respected short courses. Alumni receive a 10% discount on most short courses offered by the Colleges at the University. Choose a course and quote your alumni ID number when booking. Restrictions apply.

Search and browse short courses

Postgraduate course discount

Receive a £1000 tuition fee discount towards a master's degree (£500 per year for courses lasting more than one year). The discount is available to UK/EU/International students who have successfully completed an undergraduate level, PG Dip or PG Cert course at UAL.

Find out more about the progression discount

Professional Development

Careers and Employability

UAL is committed to helping you develop your career, whether you have set up your own practise, become a freelancer or gone into full time employment. Careers and Employability offers a wide range of events, workshops and support services.

Find out more about Careers and Employability

Find a job

Creative Opportunities connects graduates and students with organisations and companies across the creative sector. They post jobs and paid internships, part-time work, freelance contracts and full-time opportunities. If you are looking for work, or a business looking for top quality graduates, find out more here

Graduated in the last year? You are also eligible to sign up to ArtsTemps, UAL’s in-house temp agency. It recruits students and recent graduates, to do paid temporary jobs across the University.

Recruiting talent

If you or your company are looking to recruit students and recent graduates for jobs, work placements and internships, UAL's recruitment service Creative Opportunities can help you find the perfect candidate to help you with a specific project or activity.

Knowledge Sharing

Alumni bulletin

Our monthly email newsletter is one of the best ways to make sure you are fully aware of the latest news, events and opportunities available to you from across the Colleges. To receive the Alumni Bulletin, again, make sure you update your contact details with us whenever they change. Update your details

Careers talks

Speaking about your journey through College and your career is beneficial for our current students, offering excellent insights into the industry. There are events and talks throughout the year where alumni can offer tips and practical advice to students.

Contact the Alumni Relations Team to find out more alumni@arts.ac.uk

Mentoring

Could you inspire others? Would you like to share your career knowledge and experience with a student who is interested in working in a similar field to you? Can you offer two hours a month to connect with a current student and act as a mentor helping them to identify their skills and prepare to transition from education to employment? We are always interested to hear from alumni keen to support and inspire our students. In return UAL offers full training, the chance to develop your leadership skills and the opportunity to join our wide network of mentors.

Contact the Alumni Relations Team to find out more alumni@arts.ac.uk

Industry connections

There are different ways that you can collaborate with UAL through your business or work place. Would you be willing to offer your office space for alumni events? Would you like an alum to design a creative solution for your business? Or create new and innovative commercial designs? Our graduates would love to connect with you to develop bespoke and creative projects.

Find out how by visiting UAL's Business section