The Alumnus

The benefits of studying at Birmingham extend beyond your graduation and wherever your life takes you, you will always be a part of your University.

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Approximately 500 alumni celebrate their birthday every day. Make sure we have your email address so we can send you an e-card. Update your details via now.

Jasmine Coll (BSc Mathematics, 2011), Marketing Analyst, Barclays
"The Birmingham alumni network has helped me in my professional life by enabling me to develop areas such as mentoring, sourcing work experience opportunities and taking part in graduate recruitment. These are the kind of skills that will help me grow in the future and I feel proud to say that I studied at the University of Birmingham."

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Our overseas graduates take part in regular alumni gatherings such as formal dinners, pub nights, guest lectures, boat tours and event harvesting bamboo.

NikosMegasNikos Megas (MBA International Business, 2002), Alumni Group Leader Kiato, Greece and Indirect procurement Category Manager, AB Vassilopoulos
"Being a member of an alumni group provides me with the opportunity to keep in touch with the University I have so many good memories from. It reminds me of my time as a student and is a great way to stay in touch with old friends, reconnect with long-lost ones and make new ones."

David-DrinkwaterDavid Drinkwater, (BSc Chemical Engineering, 1987) Alumni Group Leader New York City, USA and Chief Financial Officer, Manikay Partners LLC
"We have regular alumni get-togethers in New York and they are a great way of meeting new people who over time become new friends. A number of new graduates come to our events having recently arrived in the city and they find them helpful and enjoyable. I personally most enjoy meeting the wide variety of fellow alumni who attend, seeing the ambition and energy of recent graduates and hearing the experiences and great stories from the more seasoned."

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As an alumnus you will receive invitations to a variety of exclusive events every year. Visit to view your alumni events calendar.

Rhea-KeehnRhea Keehn (BA Social Policy, 2010) Governance, Policy and Communications Officer, West Northamptonshire Development Corporation
"Attending alumni events, such as the Frankfurt Christmas Market drinks, is a brilliant way to stay in touch with friends and to network with other alumni."

Name of the Game


You can help decide which sporting hero the gym will be named after in our new £55 million sports centre!

Show your support for this fantastic facility by choosing your sporting hero – will it be Paralympian swimmer Ellie Simmonds, Ironman Champion Chrissie Wellington, or Test Cricketer Gladstone Small?

To vote visit  or text CHRISSIE, GLADSTONE, or ELLIE to 70099


Texts cost £1 plus standard rate text message charge. A minimum of 97p depending on your service provider, will be received by the University of Birmingham, charity exemption number X7237. Helpline: +44(0)121 414 8894.

Judy-DykeJudy Dyke (LLB Law, 1975) Senior Partner of Tyndallwoods Solicitors
"While enjoying a demanding and challenging job, I have always seen it as important to keep fit and maintain a work/life balance. The University offers excellent facilities to alumni at the Sports Centre and athletics track. I would highly recommend continued membership as a way to maintain fitness and meet a new circle of friends."

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Your Society membership doesn't have to stop now that you have graduated. Visit to find out more about the University's societies.

Dean-MillerDean Miller (BA Sport, Physical Education and Coaching Sciences 2011) London 2012 Paralympian
"I still train regularly with the University’s Athletics Team and enjoy sharing my experiences with current students. It’s great to still be part of a club that provided me with so many great memories as a student."

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In 2016, our students will be using a state-of-the-art library currently being constructed. Designed with the modern student in mind, the building will embrace new and emerging technologies and offer views to the Aston Webb Building over the newly created “green heart”, one of the largest University campus green spaces in the world.  

As a graduate you can apply for alumni membership to the library. Visit to join now. 

Join your alumni community online to network with fellow Birmingham graduates via:


University of Birmingham Alumni and Friends