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Alumni benefits

As a member of the Brunel alumni family, you are part of our inclusive and diverse graduate community. Benefits include exclusive access to the Brunel online alumni network to share advice, ideas, best practice, events and jobs, discounts on further study, free careers support, access to facilities on campus, and an annual magazine and quarterly e-newsletter.

Your benefits do not stop there - view the full range of benefits and discounts available below.

 Additional benefits and discounts

From your free alumni card to access the Library and bars on campus, to discounted arts courses, guest Wi-Fi, special rates at the Lancaster Hotel & Spa and various company discounts - there's plenty to take advantage of.

Your alumni benefits and discounts include:

Alumni card

Your alumni card will allow you access to the benefits on campus, such as admittance to the Library, Loco's and The Venue and provide you with access to discounted rates on physiotherapy sesisons and stays at the Lascaster Hotel and Spa.

Cards are FREE for all Brunel alumni - to claim yours, simply email your name, your current postal address, year of graduation, your subject of study (and your student ID number if you still have it to hand) to the Alumni Team and we will post one out to you.

Alternatively, call into the office (Halsbury Building, room 210) Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 4.00pm if you'd like to collect it in person.

Archives

Our university archives house documents and artefacts which provide evidence of the rich history of Brunel University, West London Institute of Higher Education, Maria Grey College, Shoreditch College and Borough Road College. If you are conducting research into these institutions or tracing your family history, please email the Alumni Team and we will help to arrange access for you.

Art courses

Tap into your creative side with one of the University's weekly, weekend or summer courses in music and the arts, including painting, photography, pottery and creative writing, to name a few. There's also free Friday lunchtime concerts, student performances and a changing display of artwork on show.

Our alumni are very welcome to join the classes of offer - there’s even a special membership rate valid for the first two years after graduation. Keen to stay updated or enquire about the alumni membership scheme? Subscribe to the weekly email for regular updates by emailing the Arts team to be added to the mailing list, or just pop them through any questions you may have.

Visit Brunel Arts for further information about weekly classes and events and how to get involved.

Brunel email

If you graduated from Brunel after 2012 and would like to set up a Brunel alumni email account, you can! Simply go to any Office.com sign-in page and log in using [student number]@alumni.brunel.ac.uk (please note that PhD graduates may need to contact us in advance to have an email account set up).

If you have any queries or experience any difficulties, please contact the team.

Brunel merchandise

From hoodies and t-shirts to Brunel bags, the UBS has a range of memorabilia for you to wear with pride. Visit the Union of Brunel Students shop for more information.

Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) qualifications

The Marketing sector is an exciting place to be. With Marketing skills evolving rapidly, the industry can demand a multi-faceted approach, even at entry level. That’s why our Business School have teamed up with the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) to create programmes that will lead you to the CIM Certificate in Professional Marketing (Level 4) and the CIM Diploma in Professional Marketing (Level 6), allowing you to gain highly regarded marketing skills and demonstrate to potential employers that you’re career-ready.

We’re pleased to let you know that both the CIM Diploma and Certificate have been set at a preferential rate for our alumni and current students, and are highly subsidised by the Brunel Business School. The fees are also well below those charged by external institutions, with the aim of making this additional qualification accessible to as many of our alumni and students as possible.

The CIM Gateway programme is open to alumni who graduated within the last three years from the following courses: BSc Business & Management (Marketing), MSc Marketing and MSc Corporate Brand Management.

For more information and to book your place, please visit the Brunel CIM Gateway programme webpage.

Company discounts

As a member of the Brunel alumni community, you can take advantage of various company discounts in the local area - these include:

1st Move International - are a specialist international moving company offering overseas students a safe and secure return shipping service back to their home country. Enjoy a 20% alumni discount from the standard shipping costs by using the discount code BrunelUni at the time of booking.

Golfsupport.com - are one of the UK’s leading suppliers of quality discounted direct golf equipment from the top brands in the golfing industry today. Enjoy a 10% discount on all golfing items by entering the discount code - alumnidisc - at the checkout.

Hub Mdp - are a full service agency providing integrated marketing solutions and are offering a free Technical SEO Site Audit; particularly useful if you are involved with a new online business. Please contact Brook Chalmers at brook.chalmers@hub-mdp.co.uk quoting the code SEOGURU and the name of our University for a free technical SEO audit in PDF format.

Matchy Horsey - are a UK equestrian clothing retailer who take all the hard work out of finding matching sets for you and your horse, ranging from colour matching grooming sets to 20+ piece horse and rider collections. Take advantage of a 10% discount off any item in the store, including sale and clearance items, with no minimum spend by entering the discount code brunel10 at the checkout.

Printkick - is an online personalised products provider, specialising in event, birthday and wedding gifts which can be branded with artwork and logos. Enjoy £20 off all full orders by entering the discount code 20OFFUNIALUMNIUK during the checkout process.

Reem Clothing - stock a huge range of men’s clothing with items from many of the most fashionable designer labels in the UK, USA and Europe, including Religion, Franklin and Marshall, Tommy Hilfiger Denim, Humor Jeans and Original Penguin to name just a few. Enjoy a 10% discount on all full price items by using the discount code GIVEME10 at the checkout.

Run4It - is a specialist running retailer primarily selling running shoes, clothes and accessories from major brands such as Nike, Adidas and Brooks. Brunel alumni can enjoy a 10% discount off the online range by entering promo code - BRUNEL10 - at the checkout. Please note: this offer is not available on sale items, running watches or gift cards.

The Bed Slats Company - are one of UK's most trusted suppliers of wooden bed slats, all of which are made of solid pine and beech and come in all standard and custom made sizes to fit your exact measurements. To claim a 10% discount, add the promo code ruby28 at the checkout where it states 'enter the coupon code here.'

The Garden Furniture & Interiors Co. - is an online retailer of quality interior and garden furniture from brands such as Alexander Rose, Bramblecrest, Barlow Tyrie and many more. Brunel alumni can receive a 10% discount on all online orders by entering the code BRALU10 at the online checkout.

Unni and Evans - is an online furniture retailer offering a wide selection of distinctive furniture ranges that aren’t readily available on the high street. They particularly specialise in reclaimed wood furniture, but also feature an array of other items for every room in the home. Enjoy a 10% discount on every piece of furniture by entering the exclusive discount code BRUN10 at the online checkout.

Uxbridge Physiotherapy - is a friendly, specialist physiotherapy and massage service for a wide range of musculoskeletal complaints, and are based here on campus. As Brunel alumni, you are aligible for a £10 discount on physio (you'll pay £35 per session) and discounts on massage sessions. Just select 'Brunel staff or student' when booking and show your alumni card and a photo proof of ID when attending.

More discounts coming soon...

Please note that Brunel University London does not endorse any of the above products nor have an affiliation with any of the companies offering a discount.

Entrepreneur support - Innovation Hub

The Innovation Hub are here to provide support for students and graduates who want help to develop their ideas into a winning business.

Lancaster Hotel and Spa

 Whether you’re travelling to campus or the local area for business or pleasure, the Lancaster Hotel and Spa provides the ultimate comfort and service. With en-suite rooms, an indulgent spa, boardrooms, a newly renovated lounge bar and an a`la carte restaurant, this contemporary hotel has been designed to suit all requirements and offers alumni rates and packages, including:

Alumni package 1

Bed and breakfast - package includes a double deluxe room and breakfast Price per night: £110 (single occupancy) / £120 (double occupancy)

Alumni package 2

Bed, breakfast and evening meal - package includes a double deluxe room, breakfast and three couse dinner Price per night: £134 (single occupancy) / £170 (double occupancy)

Alternatively, if you would like to use the venue to host a reunion or group event, dinner (for up to 30 people in the restaurant), finger buffet (for up to 50 people in the bar) and summer barbecue menus (for up to 100 people for a summer barbecue in the river garden) are available.

If you are planning a group visit to the hotel, please contact the Alumni Team - we would be happy to negotiate an alumni group booking discount with the hotel where possible.

Link Magazine and e-newsletter

We're thrilled to bring you your annual alumni Link Magazine containing interviews, the latest Brunel updates and celebrating the achievements of our wonderful alumni community. The magazine can be downloaded as a PDF or epub version or via Issuu. If you’re keen to read old editions of the magazine, starting from 2008 onwards, these are also available for you to download and enjoy via Issuu.

In addition to our annual magazine, you can also subscribe to our quarterly e-newsletter - typically landing in inboxes in March, June, September and December - and bringing you all the latest alumni updates, news, events. To get going, simply email us with your updated email address and preferences.

Loco's Bar and The Venue

Keen to revisit your days of student nightlife here on campus? As an Associate Member of UBS, you can still use the campus bars, Loco’s and The Venue (formerly known as The Academy) and purchase tickets for events. You will need to bring photo ID and your Alumni Card to gain entry. So gather your best Brunel buddies and make a night of it (we're sorry to say you will not be able to sign in guests).

Sports facilities

Our world class sports facilities, including the gym, are available for use by alumni and members of the public. Please take a look at our Sports Facilities webpages for more information to get started.

Wi-Fi access

If you are visiting our campus, Brunel alumni can be granted temporary visitor@brunel Wi-Fi- access for 1 - 5 days for use on their own devices. For further information and to request temporary access, please email the Alumni Team.