Graduating from the University is a new chapter in your life; it also marks the moment when you become part of a global alliance of over 250,000 graduates.
Not only is this a huge international network with the University as its shared interest, it is also extremely influential. The diversity of careers, achievements and experiences of MMU alumni is breathtaking, and now that you are graduating, you too will take your place in this vibrant and expanding community.
Benefits when you need them most
There are some very good reasons to stay connected with the University after graduating.
Simply by registering and remembering to update your contact details whenever they change, the Alumni Office can tell you about:
- Services and resources that might help you find the job you want after graduating – through the Careers & Employability Service and available to you for 3 years after graduating
- Graduate reference access to MMU Libraries so you can continue to consult vital resources on site
- Discounted rates for alumni at MMU sports facilities so you can save money and continue to keep fit
- Money-saving discounts and special offers negotiated exclusively for alumni at over 50 well-known chains, hotels, restaurants, attractions and small and large businesses
- Where to get advice and support if you’re thinking about setting up your own business through the business start-up and new enterprises incubator, called Innospace
- Invitations to networking events and guest lectures given by high profile speakers from a wide range of sectors and professions so you can top up your knowledge and make useful contacts
- News and research round-ups from across the University via Success (our free magazine), regular e-bulletins and Twitter so that you stay informed
- Networking and connecting opportunities with fellow alumni via LinkedIn and Facebook, and departmental networks
- Volunteering opportunities to enhance your CV and professional experience such as mentoring students and giving professional talks to students
- Postgraduate study options and professional development training courses at MMU
- Professional training and workshops targeted to your own profession or sector by your department
- And much more… which you can find here on the alumni website!
Whatever you decide to do after graduation, we wish you every success for the future, and ask that you remember to tell us what you are doing and where you are.
This is only the beginning of what we hope will be a lifelong relationship!