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Alumni benefits and discounts

Student work of ceramic plates and cake.
Student work of ceramic plates and cake.
© Martin Slivka, Ceramics by Betty Shangjie Wu, Foundation Show. Central Saint Martins.

UAL alumni can enjoy access to our brilliant libraries, exclusive discounts on short courses, postgraduate courses and more.

How do I access my benefits?

You are a UAL alumni and can get benefits if you've completed:

  • an undergraduate degree
  • a postgraduate degree
  • a research degree
  • 1 full year of study at UAL.

You’ll need your Alumni ID. If you get our Alumni newsletter, your Alumni ID is on the top right of your email.

If you’re not sure, please contact us:

Library access

UAL alumni can book access to the UAL libraries. To plan your visit:

  • Book at least 48 hours before you would like to visit.
  • Take your confirmation email with you as you need this to book into the College.

Find out more about visiting the UAL libraries, archives and special collections.

You can also access these online resources.

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Ana Escobar, Photograph: Ana Escobar

Access to Arts Temps

All UAL alumni have access to the job opportunities on Arts Temps, regardless of when they graduated.

The roles offer flexible hours and a great way to gain industry experience and build skills.

Women smiling whilst working in sketchbook
Tanikha (Renzo) Allen and her sketchbook. Credit: Alys Tomlinson

Short course discount

Get 10% off most of UAL’s fantastic short courses. It’s simple:

1. Find a short course

2. Email the UAL Short Course team:

3. Include your six-digit UAL Alumni ID

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© Alys Tomlinson, Mei Zhang (Study Abroad Student), Natalie Gibson (Tutor) and Rita Kumari (Specialist Print and Dye Technician and Associate Lecturer) in the Print and Dye Workshop.

Postgraduate progression discount

UAL alumni can get a 20% tuition fee discount on a taught Masters course at UAL.

Find out more

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Copyright: David Poultney, Automated pen by Tingting Wen.

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