Alumni Benefits

Being part of our alumni community can reap benefits for you as an individual.

Connecting to others through engagement with academic staff, students and other alumni can really broaden your network, and open doors. Giving guest lectures or participating in panel discussions, for example, can enhance your CV and experience; mentoring students through their time at university can give you valuable coaching experience and new perspectives. If you would like to find out more about any of these opportunities, please contact Laura Martin, School of Education Alumni Relations Manager, to discuss further.

Here are just some of the other benefits of being part of our alumni community


Support for newly qualified teachers

Professional Development

Further courses to enhance your development

MOOCs in collaboration with the Chartered College of Teaching

Free resources from The Jubilee Centre for teachers and other education stakeholders

Resources from VICTAR (Centre for Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research)

Guidance, resources and best practice

Other benefits

In addition, all alumni can enjoy access to a variety of events including reunions, professional networking evenings, and the extremely popular annual House of Lords reception. Our alumni magazine Old Joe will keep you updated with regular news about the University. For more information on alumni benefits, please see our frequently asked questions.

If you would like to discuss how you can access these benefits please contact us.  

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