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welcome to our alumni association

Find out how to get involved in our alumni community and the exclusive benefits we offer

Our Alumni Association is a global community helping all our former graduates stay connected to the University of Portsmouth, and to each other. 

We host events throughout the year, where you’ll get opportunities to continue your learning and professional development throughout your career. We also want the work you do to inspire the next generation of Portsmouth students by volunteering your time and expertise at Open Days, networking events and more. 

Please update your details with us so we can keep in touch with you about the opportunities on offer, events and news.

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Want to give back to the university and invest in the future of higher education? Find out about the different ways you can make a donation.

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Alumni benefits

Access exclusive alumni benefits available to you as a Portsmouth alumnus below:

If you graduated from the university with an undergraduate degree, you could be entitled to our Alumni Discount for further study. This entitles you to a 20 per cent fee reduction on selected postgraduate courses.

We have a startup incubator, nest, exclusively for Portsmouth students and alumni who graduated within the last 5 years. The team at nest offer expert advice and support, workshops, co-working space, networking opportunities – and a whole host of useful resources – that can help you get an idea off the ground, or take an existing startup to the next level.

Alumni can also benefit from our Entrepreneurs in Residence – a team of experienced entrepreneurs and senior level business executives who are available to develop business ideas and help deal with the challenges of starting a new business.

You’re eligible for up to five years support from our Careers and Employability Service after you graduate. They’ll help you prepare for job roles and provide you with access to over more than 6,000 employers.

Take advantage of St Paul’s Gym and the range of fitness classes on offer. Alumni can sign up for an Associate membership which costs £165 for 12 months or £18.99 per month. On your first visit, you’ll need to take a form of ID and proof of your studies (such as your degree certificate).

In September 2018, we opened our very own eye clinic that offers free eye tests to our alumni. We’re simultaneously training the next generation of eye health professionals, while providing check-ups, prescriptions, glasses and contact lenses.

University of Portsmouth alumni get free access to the University Library as an external member. External members can borrow up to two books at a time and membership lasts for 12 months, after which you will be invited to renew free of charge. You can apply for an external membership here. You will be asked to email a passport-style photograph (jpeg) to with your name.

In order to collect your membership card, you will need to bring photographic ID and confirmation of your address dated within the last three months.

If you have any queries, please contact +44(0)23 9284 3228 or email

The University’s Printing Services are available to alumni and students and offer a range of items including flyers, leaflets, posters, framing and more. Contact them via the online store (you’ll need to confirm the course you studied) or telephone 023 9284 3368.

International alumni

We welcome students from all over the globe, and our alumni community is home to people from over 130 countries including China, Nigeria and the USA. If you’re an international alumnus and you’ve now left the UK, you can still support us and continue to be a part of our university. There are ways you can stay involved and continue to strengthen your connection to the university.

Meet us in your region

Members of the Global Office are regularly attending events around the world and enjoy speaking to former students of the university. If you’d like to check when a university representative is visiting your region, visit the Global Office to see the countries and dates they’re visiting.

Certificates and transcripts

Replacement certificates

A replacement or extra copies of your certificate can be ordered online – these cost £35.00 which includes VAT, postage and packing. Certificates are printed on high quality watermarked parchment and are signed by the Vice-Chancellor. For more information, visit the MyPort Article Hub.

Replacement transcripts

Replacement copies of your transcripts can be ordered through the online store, and are produced by the department where you studied.

An End of Programme Transcript includes a list of all the units successfully achieved for each year of study and which contribute towards an award gained. The transcript also includes the marks and credit level for each unit passed and replacement transcripts are processed by the appropriate Department of study.

If you have just completed your degree, you will automatically receive a transcript free of charge after you graduate. For more information, visit the MyPort Article Hub.

Academic reference

To request an academic reference, please email

Graduate Outcomes Survey

The Graduate Outcomes Survey aims to find out what graduates with all types of qualifications go on to do. You will be contacted 15 months after you graduate and by taking part you’ll help show the world that Portsmouth can open doors to successful futures.

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