Become a Member
Graduation doesn't mean goodbye - you're part of the BU community for life! Stay involved and informed as a member of our free Alumni Association.
Our 50,000 members enjoy a range of benefits including invitations to events and discounts on further study.
Bournemouth University Alumni Association is open to former students and staff of:
- Bournemouth University and its partner institutions
- Bournemouth Polytechnic
- Dorset Institute of Higher Education (DIHE)
- Bournemouth College of Technology (pre-1976)
- Bournemouth Municipal College (pre-1976)
If you are a former student of BU or one of its predecessors but aren't hearing from us, you can join now for free.
Update your details
- Update the contact details we have on record and opt in or out of receiving our newsletters and magazines.
Services and Benefits
As one of Bournemouth University's alumni, you have access to a range of benefits and services.
Qualifications and further study
- Discounts on further study - Get up to 25% off Master's degree course fees
- Certificates and transcripts - Request replacement documents, syllabuses and transcripts
- References and confirmation of study - Ask for an academic reference or verification of qualifications.
Staying in touch
- Free e-mail service - Carry on using your BU e-mail address
- Online newsletters - Keep up-to-date with what's going on at BU
- Friend Finder - Forward messages to friends you've lost touch with.
Careers and work
- Careers advice - Available for up to three years from graduation
- Jobs and placements on MyCareerHub - Search for graduate opportunities
- SUBU volunteering - Take part in Students' Union volunteering activities.
- Library access - Free membership and access to library collections and online resources
- Sports facilities and classes - Pay student rates for SportBU membership
- SUBU bars and clubs - You can still call in for food and drink.
- Santander - Discounts on mortgages, banking and insurance.