Alumni relations at graduation

Graduation doesn’t have to mean goodbye. Once you graduate you automatically join our world-wide network of over 190,000 alumni (former students) who continue to be an important part of their university.

A female graduate stands in front of the alumni banner stand.

We'll be on hand throughout the week to welcome you into the Sheffield Alumni family and help make sure you stay connected with the University after you’ve finished your course.

You can find us at the Alumni Relations stand, located on Level 4 of the Students' Union in between Robing and Photography. This is where you can find out more about being an alumnus (male) or alumna (female), update your details to stay in touch with the University, as well as picking up your Graduate guide, free Sheffield Alumni tote bag and Class of 2020 mug. Bags can't be taken into the graduation ceremonies, but you will be able to collect them once you've graduated, or at any point during the week with our token system.

You can also keep an eye out for us on social media via the #ShefUniGrad hashtag, and make sure to share your photos, especially if you get one with our graduation frame!


Wherever you’re from, the Alumni Relations team can help you to stay in touch with the University, your class mates, and keep you updated with all the latest news from around campus.

You’ll also get the chance to attend exclusive events. There are also networking and volunteering opportunities to enhance your CV and share your experiences, so why not become a Sheffield volunteer.

A few weeks after graduation you’ll automatically receive an introduction including your own personal Alumni Membership Card which entitles you to a range of exclusive services and benefits – so make sure you keep your contact details up to date!


Exclusive benefits for alumni:

  • Library access and borrowing.
  • Graduate careers advice.
  • Networking opportunities and events in the UK and around the world.
  • Discounts for hotels, cottages and sports facilities, as well as the University restaurant Inox Dine.
  • 10% discount on University of Sheffield Concerts tickets.

To find out about all these and more, please visit our Benefits and services page.


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