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Congratulations – you've done it!

You’re now part of the Portsmouth Alumni Community

Welcome to your alumni community!

You’ll always be part of Portsmouth. And Portsmouth will always be here for you.

To show you how much you mean to us, here’s a film especially for you to celebrate you and your achievements.

For the Class of 2022

Class of 2022

Your University of Portsmouth community is so proud of each and every one of you. To show you, we produced this video.

Graham Galbraith: It is my sincere pleasure to bring you warm wishes and congratulations on your graduation. 


Karen Blackett: Massive congratulations from me to you on completing your degree and becoming a 2022 graduate of the University of Portsmouth. 

Graham Galbraith: You have achieved something extraordinary and the University is very proud of you and your classmates. The Class of '22. 

MyPort Nuffield Team: Congratulations from the Nuffield team!

Ozlem Araci: I wish you all the best on the new chapter of your life story.

Ian Hendy: We're all extremely, very proud of you, and we hope to see some of you again soon doing some post-grad studies. 

Daniel Thomas: Your degree has pushed the door wide open into the world, and I wish you all the best through your journey. 

Graham Galbraith: We look forward to seeing you move forward with many more wonderful achievements and milestones in your life ahead. We are committed to supporting you into the future and being part of your onward journey. 

Karen Blackett: You are now part of a global family of more than 250,000 Portsmouth alumni. I'm privileged to be a part of it, too. I still remember the sense of pride and happiness from my mum and dad, seeing me walk across the stage of the Guildhall. 

Paul Tilley: Congratulations to all of you. 

Donna Marshall: Well done for your achievements. You should be proud of yourselves. 

Heather Lee: Congratulations to everybody and all the best for your futures. 

Chaplaincy Team: Congratulations from everyone at the chaplaincy team. 

Graham Galbraith: Take time to celebrate all you've achieved, the memories you gather, the friends you've made and the person that you've become. 

Karen Blackett: My advice to you is to acknowledge the voices in your head. Be attuned to the feelings in your heart. But always, always trust your gut. You've got this. 

Graham Galbraith: I thank you for trusting those precious years to the University of Portsmouth and wish you all the very best for the many exciting things that life will offer you in the future. 

Karen Blackett: It is all about you and celebrating with your friends and family. And remember, you will always be part of Portsmouth. Congratulations on your graduation.

A community of 250,000 global graduates – take advantage of the benefits

You’re among a very special group of graduates. Whose hard work, determination and resilience have paid off. The University community is here to support you at the beginning of this journey now and wherever your journey takes you.

We hope that you make the most of your connection to the University and your fellow alumni. Join us at our networking events and take advantage of the benefits of being a University of Portsmouth graduate, which includes five years of career and start-up support.

When your career takes off, we hope that one day you’ll come back to inspire the next generation of Portsmouth graduates!

Keep in touch

Keep your details up-to-date so you don’t miss out on alumni events, opportunities and news. Let us know what's happening with you and  get in touch by email at alumni@port.ac.uk. We’d love to hear from you.

Trust your head, your heart, and then trust your gut. You’ll need to be strong and resilient. You’ve got this! Most importantly, find your purpose and your happiness.

Karen Blackett OBE, Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth and Geography alumna

Grad Connect 2022

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We’re here to help you in the next steps of your career. 

The Grad Connect programme has been designed to help you succeed.

We’re currently planning programme activities later this year so keep an eye on your inbox for updates. In the meantime, you catch up on last year’s inspiration events on-demand!

Never forget – you’re resilient, you’re employable – you’re a Portsmouth grad!



We’re so excited to celebrate with you! Here’s up-to-date information about the big day.

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Ceremony schedule and dates

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Save on postgraduate study

As a Portsmouth graduate, you could receive a £3,000 scholarship towards a Master's degree, or 20% off tuition fees for a Master's or PhD (terms and conditions apply).

As a 2021 or 2022 graduate, you're guaranteed a conditional offer for most MA/MSc degrees on the achievement of a good honours degree, saving you time and effort. Apply for a Master's using our Fast Track Application route.

The extras

Tap into career support, exclusive offers and an insider track to perks like discounts for postgraduate study.

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Careers and Employability Support

Get excellent careers support during your degree and for 5 years after graduation. We help you find part-time and graduate jobs, volunteering and work experience.

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Alumni events

Discover your global community through events to enhance your career, build your connections and expand your mind.

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