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Class of 2020 Alumni Benefits

Welcome to your UofG alumni family

Congratulations on graduating from a world-class University – you did it!

We know that the next few months will feel very uncertain as you enter the graduate world, that’s why we’ve created a bespoke package of alumni benefits for our Class of 2020 to support your next steps.

We’d love to keep in touch as you enter your next chapter and we’re here to help you along the way. You can reach us via

Emily Howie, Head of Alumni Engagement

Careers Service

Looking for advice on applying for work or guidance on career planning?  The Careers Service online resources include information on:

  • Career planning
  • CVs, applications and interviews
  • Further study
  • Starting or growing a business

Your student GUID will be valid until 31 December 2020, which means you can continue to use it to log in to Glasgow Careers, where you can book a 30 minute online coaching appointment with a careers manager, attend online events and search for job vacancies. 

You can also create a graduate account which is valid for two years. 

LinkedIn Learning

The Class of 2020 can exclusively enjoy free access to LinkedIn Learning between July - December 2020. 

Choose from 16,000+ courses to boost your skills and CV!

Make the most of business, technology and creative courses with personalised recommendations. 

Activate your LinkedIn Learning account

Sound Tracks Podcast

Sound Tracks 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.

With four seasons of episodes to choose from, featuring awesome alumni from across the world, it's the place to get industry insights, practical ideas and honest advice. 

Listen now and subscribe

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.

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.

Postgraduate and short course study 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 special 20% discount for 2020 enrolment on eligible postgraduate research and taught programmes. 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

Alumni discount on University products and gifts

University of Glasgow Shop

The Class of 2020 are entitled to a 20% online discount using the code UOFGGRAD20 until the end of September!

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!

Browse the online store now.

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Alumni Associations and Events

Your connection with Glasgow doesn’t stop once you graduate. As a member of our UofG family you’ll receive email invitations to our alumni events all year round. From meeting in a pub to having a jig at one of our annual Burns Supper parties, there are so many events locally and internationally you will never feel your university is too far from home. 

Alumni Associations are a great way to stay connected with the University of Glasgow and fellow graduates, by allowing you to maintain existing friendships, build your network or maintain your relationship with Glasgow. 

With an alumni community of more than 146,000 worldwide, you'll never be far from another University of Glasgow graduate.

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UofG Sport

The fitness facilities at UofG Sport are amongst the best in Glasgow.  Continue to be part of the community of the University of Glasgow and enjoy the best experience you can whilst focusing on your wellbeing.   UofG Sport is committed to you, working to ensure we offer you a personal experience with clear benefits.

New Graduate Membership is only £15 per month for the first twelve months, a saving of over 40%. 

Membership includes:*

  • Access to both Stevenson Building and Garscube Sports Complex
  • REVOLVE indoor cycling studio
  • Over 60 group exercise classes a week
  • *NEW* Bespoke access to online class library and weekly, live online classes
  • PULSE cardio suite
  • POWERPLAY strength and conditioning facility
  • 25m swimming pool
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Drop-in sport sessions
  • Squash courts
  • Bookable training sessions to ensure access to the facility at your preferred time

Find out more about New Graduate Membership 

*Subject to change in response to Covid19 government advice

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UofG Library

You can continue to access the UofG Library digital resources using your student GUID until 31 December 2020. 

Once your student GUID has expired, 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.