A warm welcome to former students! Whether you graduated last year or 40 years ago, we are dedicated to maintaining a strong relationship with our alumni.

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Keep in touch

Please keep us up to date with what you are doing. We really do like to know that you are succeeding in your chosen field - who knows one day you maybe on our famous alumni list! By updating your details on the University system we can also keep you up to date with life in the University and invite you to events for our alumni such as our alumni dinners.

Update your details

Join our Alumni Group on LinkedIn

You can keep in up to date with our activities within the school by signing up to our annual SEAS newsletter, or you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook

Get involved

There are lots of ways you can be involved, from providing quotes about your time at Sheffield, offering work shadowing and work experience places for our students and volunteering to speak to students about your career choice and experiences. We also welcome articles about you and your post-graduation experiences for our annual SEAS Newsletter.

To get involved, email Mollie Shadwick.

Support students

We are very grateful to our alumni, who continue to help support the school and our students. SEAS graduates already make a significant contribution, for example, by contributing to prizes that we award to our very best students. You can make a donation to specifically support the department by contacting Victoria Large using the link above. Alternatively, if you wish to make a donation to support the University, please use the link below.

Give the gift of knowledge

Meet our alumni

Alex Barton

I use the language skills gained from my studies at Sheffield daily

Alexander Barton Chinese Studies BA(Hons) graduate

After graduating, Alexander moved to Asia for his Masters degree; he now lives in Shanghai.


I get to work with some amazing talent and do what I love all day every day

Kelly Harlock Japanese Studies BA(Hons) graduate

Now working producing audio entertainment for Virgin Atlantic and for Classic FM at the weekend, Kelly talks about how the good work ethic Sheffield fostered in her has equipped her with the tools to get herself to where she is today.


My exchange year in Korea at Yonsei University was such an experience for a country boy like me

Patrick Ellen Korean Studies BA graduate

Patrick picked up skills during his degree which he still uses every day in his work at Unilever.

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