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Alumni benefits

We have a variety of fantastic offers and services available to our alumni including discounts on courses and gifts, use of our careers service and the opportunity to get married on our spectacular campus.

If you graduated this year find out about your unique Class of 2020 alumni benefits.  

Alumni Benefits Video

Sound Tracks Podcast

SoundTracks is the UofG alumni podcast that’s jam-packed with sound advice from World Changing University of Glasgow grads to help keep your career on track.

Join hosts Kezia and Rosie as they track down awesome alumni all over the world to share their career journey.

From side hustles and social enterprises to surviving freelance and big city living around the globe - our alumni guests will share their career highs, lows and everything in between!

In each episode you’ll get the inside track with industry insights, practical ideas and honest advice. It’s the must-have soundtrack to your World Changing career journey. 

Listen now and subscribe

Careers Service

Looking for advice on applying for work or guidance on where your degree can take you?  The Careers Service online resources include information on:

  • access to events and masterclasses
  • applying for work and enhancing your CV
  • graduate job vacancies
  • interview techniques
  • further study
  • finding work through social networks.

If you graduated within two years, you can even book an appointment for one to one careers advice.

The Network

As a UofG alumnus you’re part of the global UofG family and that gives you exclusive access to The Network. So make sure you keep in touch with your contacts and build new ones on The Network – the University of Glasgow’s online networking site for alumni, staff and students.

With over 6,000 members in more than 100 countries, The Network brings the global Glasgow family to your fingertips.  With every sector and industry covered, exclusive access to this unique community is a benefit that our alumni love.

By joining The Network you can:

  • Connect with influential alumni around the world
  • Stay up to date with University of Glasgow news and events
  • Give back to current students by sharing your advice
  • Become an online mentor and build your CV
  • Join groups organised by country, interest and course.

Join The Network and create your alumni profile.

Alumni discount on University courses, products and gifts

University of Glasgow Shop

All UofG alumni are entitled to a 10% discount.

The University of Glasgow shop offers a wide range of University branded merchandise, as well as products from the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, including Charles Rennie Mackintosh merchandise.

From hoodies to bags, teddies to stationery - why not have a browse through our wide range of products. There's something for everyone!

The alumni discount code for 2021 is: UOFGALUM21 

Browse the online store now.


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Short courses discount

We offer a 10% discount on all short courses for alumni of The University of Glasgow.

Why study a short course?

Whether it's learning for pleasure or as part of your own personal or professional development, our courses will provide you with the opportunity to expand your knowledge of your chosen subject.

With almost 250 courses available we’ve worked hard to ensure that there really is something to suit all tastes.

Browse the available courses and book your place.

Discount code: At the payment details stage enter your Alumni discount code: ALUMNI10

Getting Married on Campus

As a Glasgow graduate you are one of the few groups that can get married on our beautiful and historical campus. The University is available for both religious and civil wedding ceremonies.

Our wedding team can provide information about venues and fees.

Membership to University Services

As a graduate of the University of Glasgow you can join the library. The annual membership fee is £40.00. Visit the library webpages for more information about graduate membership.

Graduates are eligible to join University of Glasgow Sport. Visit the University of Glasgow Sport webpages for information about graduate membership.

Postgraduate and short course discount

Expand your skills, knowledge and experience by studying a full-time, part-time or distance learning course at UofG. 

Postgraduate study 

Alumni can get a 20% discount on eligible postgraduate research and taught programmes for 2021 enrolment. Information on eligibility and how to apply.

Short courses

Alumni can get a 10% discount on all short courses at the University. Enrolment for 2020/21 is now open, this year's programme includes topics from:

  • Archaeology, Classics & Egyptology
  • Art and Art History
  • Creative Writing
  • History, International Affairs and Politics
  • Languages
  • Literature and Film
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology & Counselling Skills


Request a certifying document

If you would like to request a certifying letter, replacement parchment, transcript, or would like information on obtaining references, please visit the Student Services webpages.

You can obtain a replacement General Council Card by emailing the Alumni Office, telling us your full name and degree details.

Other benefits

Online Graduations

View yourself or your friends graduating via a live video stream of graduation or buy a recording of the graduation after the ceremony.

University of Glasgow Credit card

Please note the University of Glasgow Credit card issued by MBNA Limited is no longer available.