Current students

What is the alumni community?

Did you know that the word alumni is used to describe a group of individuals who have graduated from an educational institution? Once you become a graduate of Plymouth University, you'll automatically become part of our alumni community. Being involved is completely free - all we need are your up to date contact details so we can stay in touch.

This special community includes over 100,000 Plymouth graduates across the globe and enables you to take advantage of the many benefits on offer to you. Alumni reunions take place all over the world from London to Shanghai, providing networking opportunities for our graduates. And when you finish university the benefits and discounts continue, with careers and employability support for three years and discounts on postgraduate study. 

The University alumni programme offers something for everyone!

How do I join?

When you graduate you will automatically join our alumni community. All we need to let you know about the benefits of membership is your personal (non-student) email address, so please let us know if your contact details change, by emailing

Benefits and services:

  • access to the University Careers and Employability Service for three years after graduation
  • events and networking opportunities around the world
  • social, networking and sector-specific events
  • discounts on library membership and other services
  • loyalty awards for postgraduate study.

Find out more about the benefits available to you as one of our valued alumni.

Awards and scholarships

Every year our graduates and friends donate generously to provide awards, scholarships and bursaries to help students to make the most of their time studying with Plymouth University.

These donations provide support for students who are experiencing financial difficulties and opportunities for students to undertake research expeditions or once-in-a-lifetime extra-curricular activities.

Find out more about our awards and scholarships and see if you are eligible.