Welcome to our alumni community
As a recent graduate you can access exclusive benefits to help you get started in your life after graduation as well as all of the other benefits of being part of the Plymouth alumni community.
You can benefit from the expert advice offered by the University's Careers and Employability Service for up to three years after graduation. This support includes career workshops, one-to-one appointments and access to graduate job opportunities. Our expert team are here to help you to forge an exciting graduate career.
Santander Graduate Internships
Have you recently graduated? Could an internship help to develop your skills and work experience?
An internship is a great way to gain work experience in a sector that you are interested in working in!
The University of Plymouth in partnership with Santander Universities are offering funding to employers which will offset the cost of hiring of our alumni into a graduate role. The amount is intended to partially cover the employees’ wages which should be match funded by the organisation. The funding can contribute £150 per week for up to 10 weeks, with the expectation that the organisation will also contribute at least £150 per week to the wages.
To be eligible the organisation must meet the following criteria:
- They are a small and/or medium enterprise (SME) with fewer than 250 employees
- They have a turnover of less than £50 million a year
- They provide a contract of employment and pay you, the employee, through their payroll system
- They have suitable liability insurance
So, if you have graduated in the last 2 years or are currently in your final year of study, you may be able to create an opportunity with a business by informing them that you could be eligible for Santander Graduate Internship funding.
If you find an employer that is interested in this opportunity, either yourself or the employer can find out more by contacting the student jobs team at email@example.com
As a recent graduate you may have secured your dream job and be considering the next step on the career ladder, you might be contemplating a change of direction or continuing to search for the right role for you.
Whatever stage of your career you are at, the support of an experienced fellow Plymouth graduate could help you to progress! Plymouth Connect our exclusive online community for graduates is an easy way to grow your network or find a senior graduate to offer you support to develop your career.
Join Plymouth Connect today and access the careers knowledge and expertise of your fellow alumni.
Alumni News and eventsDon’t miss out – make sure that you receive your invitations to exclusive events, which bring our alumni together to network and catch up from Plymouth and London to Beijing and Athens.
All we need are your up to date contact details so that we can share invitations with you and keep you informed about the free benefits and services which the University provides for its graduates!
Graduate destinations survey for recent graduates
The Graduate Outcomes Record is a survey to find out what recent graduates go on to do after they have graduated.
The survey is important because your opinions will help current and future students gain an insight into career destinations and development and the University to shape our programmes for students who are following in your footsteps.
Please keep your details up to date and respond if HESA contacts you to complete the survey.
Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR)
If you graduated in 2015 or later, then you will have a Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR). Your HEAR is an online document which records your academic successes and extracurricular activities completed during your studies at University of Plymouth. It is intended to help you to stand out from the crowd when seeking employment, by providing more details about your learning and achievements than the traditional degree classification system.
Benefits and services for alumni
We offer an exciting range of benefits and services to our alumni community, including events, special discounts, regular communications and opportunities to support current students.Find out more about the benefits of the alumni community.