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As a part of our global alumni community, you can take advantage of a range of benefits. Have a browse below to see what’s on offer, and remember to check back often for any newly added benefits.

Exclusive events

Guests at our alumni event in Norway


We run a range of events open to our alumni throughout the year from alumni reunions to guest lectures.

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Discount on postgraduate study



If you're looking to further your studies, you could be eligible for up to a 50% reduction of tuition fees on a postgraduate degree or professional qualification.

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Discounted gym prices



September 2020 update: The gym will be open from Monday 28 September. There will be some changes to our facilities to ensure the safest possible return for all our users, in line with Government guidance. If you would like to use the gym, please pre-book via the Solent Gym app. Each gym session will be at the reduced price of £3 for alumni.

Please note, you will need to show your alumni ID at the Solent Sports Complex reception before entering the gym. If you do not have an alumni ID, please contact us before you attend a gym session.

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Careers support

A group of students and industry experts talking around a table


Careers support from the University doesn’t end after you leave. Whether you’re looking for career advice or business support, we’re here to help.

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Free library access



Students who have graduated from Solent University are entitled to free subscriber membership of the library.

Membership will allow you to borrow up to four books at a time (requested in advance) with two renewals, where possible, by phone or email.

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If you're planning a stay in Southampton during the summer, we can offer low-cost accommodation in the student residences

Contact accommodation on 023 8201 5040 or email

Sonar Film



Sonar Film is a multi-award winning 96-seat cinema, voluntarily run by students.

All films are £4 when you display a valid Solent student, staff or alumni ID card, and £4.50 for anyone else.

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Transcripts and references



To request an academic reference, confirmation of attendance or a transcript of results, please contact and we'll make sure your details are passed on to the correct team.

Replacement degree certificates



Your degree certificate would have been awarded to you on completion of your qualification here at Solent University. Alumni are able to order replacement certificates online.

University merchandise

Solent hoodie


Missing us? Buying branded goods is a great way to remember your time at Solent. Browse our online shop to pick up a memento. Our third party supplier, Campus Global Ltd will send out your goods within 14 days from receipt of your order. 10% of all merchandise sales (excluding ‘class of' gifts) goes towards our Local Student Bursary Scheme.

Free alumni ID card

Alumni ID cards front and back


Use your alumni ID card to receive discounted entry at Sonar Film and the library, as well as discounted gym membership.

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17 March 2020 update: Due to the current circumstances, we are unable to produce alumni ID cards. Please do continue to update your details with us and send in photos. Once we are able to, we will start producing alumni ID cards again. Thank you for your understanding during this time.

What else we can offer

Whether you want to find a lost friend or work with us or our current students, we can help.

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