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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 in Summer 2021 find out about your unique Class of 2021 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.

UofG Alumni Book Club

The UofG Alumni Book Club is a virtual forum for alumni to connect with each other, share ideas and discuss member chosen books.

Through lively and thought-provoking conversation members can explore a range of genres, exchange ideas and enjoy life-long learning with the global UofG alumni community.

The Book Club is hosted online – you can participate anywhere, at any time!

Participation is free - just purchase, borrow or download a copy of the book to enjoy.

A dedicated Book Club moderator will lead discussions, share insightful analysis, ask questions and suggest additional content, ensuring a great experience for all.

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

Upskilling Microcredential courses

You can upskill, re-skill or prove your continuous professional development with University of Glasgow Upskilling Microcredentials.

There are currently three courses open for registration:

  • Introduction to Climate Change and Carbon Literacy
  • Introduction to Healthcare Management and Leadership in Healthcare
  • Systems Thinking: Climate Change and Sustainable Decision-Making.

Each course is ten weeks long, worth ten credits at Masters level, and fully online.

There are fully-funded spaces available for Scottish domiciled learners on each course, and UofG alumni outside of Scotland can get a £50 discount using code UPSK5121AL.

Visit the Upskilling Microcredentials webpage to find out more and secure your place.

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 to access physical materials (digital materials and ebooks are not available with an alumni membership) The annual membership fee is £40.00.

Please note, graduate Library subscriptions are currently on hold due to Covid-19 restrictions. Visit the library webpages for more information.

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.

Unfortunately, we no longer provide General Council Cards.

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.