Alumni network

Lancaster University Alumni

As one of our alumni you are part of a global community of over 148,000 graduates in more than 180 countries.

Calling New Graduates!

Don’t miss out - sign up for the Alumni Network.

Sign up online here to make sure you received all your alumni benefits.

We’re here to keep you up-to-date with the Uni and to support you in your life after Lancaster.

Graduation 2020

Keep in Touch

Alumni have access to Lancaster Online, where you can check and update your details, connect with university friends and access free online resources.

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Benefits and Services

As soon as you graduate from Lancaster you have access to a range of benefits and services.


  • Certificates & Transcripts

    To order degree certificates, transcripts, High Education Achievement Records (HEAR) and Confirmation of Award letters, please visit our Alumni document ordering pages. ‌

  • Careers Service

    As alumni you have careers advice for life from Lancaster. Visit the careers alumni website for:

    • CV and application help
    • Top tips
    • Labour market insights
    • Personal one-to-one help through the online careers service
    • Advice on further study

    If you are starting up a business or are a new entrepreneur, you can also visit Lancaster University Enterprise Centre to access alumni support.

  • Memorabilia

    Fancy a souvenir to commemorate your time at Lancaster? You can visit our online shop which offers an assortment of products; from LU hoodies to our own Lancaster University Graduate Bear!

    You can also choose from our range of Lancaster University memorabilia:

  • Free Online Journal Access

    As a Lancaster Graduate, you can have free online access to the following resources for personal, non-commercial use:


    Back issues of thousands of academic journals in a wide variety of disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text, making searching possible both within each title and across the database.

    SAGE journals

    SAGE is your gateway to over 1,000 world-class online research journals, covering a diverse range of subjects including business, health, politics and sociology.

    Project MUSE

    The leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community around the world. Currently, Project MUSE has over 674 journals from 125 publishers.

    Henry Stewart Talks Business & Management Collection

    The Henry Stewart Talks Business & Management Collection contains over 1,000 specially prepared, animated, online, multi-media lectures and case studies by experts from commerce, industry, the professions and academia for universities, business schools, colleges and continuing professional development. There are over 850 contributing editors, speakers and case study presenters and more than 30,000 informative slides.


    Springer Link provides online, full-text access to journals published by Springer. Subject coverage includes life sciences, chemical sciences, environmental sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics & astronomy, engineering and economics.

    All of the above are available through the Alumni Library pages - when you click the alumni library pages link you will be asked to log on to the alumni website. If you have not yet registered for this website, please click the 'new registration' link below the login form.

    EBSCO Business Source
    This provides access to more than 1,200 business magazines and journals, including top management journals such as Fortune magazine, New Statesman, Time magazine and Bloomberg Businessweek.

    Email for access to EBSCO Business Source.

  • Discounts

    Alumni can receive discounts on University programmes, as well as retaining access to a number of facilities on campus for a discounted rate.

    Want to expand your skills and enhance your career through postgraduate study at Lancaster? We offer an Alumni Loyalty Scholarship, a reduction in tuition fees to all taught Master's programmes for eligible applicants.

    Alumni can also receive a discount on your Lancaster University Sports Centre membership.

    Book to stay in one of Lancaster's top hotels, Lancaster House Hotel, and enjoy a reduced alumni rate.

    Enjoy your special day or host an event with Lancaster Conferences, and receive some fantastic benefits:

    • Book your wedding now to receive a free drink for each guest on arrival
    • Or why not try Forrest Hills for your business? Just a few minutes’ drive away from Lancaster University, our award-winning venue offers you an idyllic, peaceful setting to escape the office for away days, team building activities and workshops. Day delegate rate from £29pp. Further details

    To check availability and book your event please contact the Lancaster Conferences team on 01524 592444 or email and simply mention the 'Alumni Offer' when making your booking.

  • Visit Campus

    We welcome our alumni to come back and visit our campus. Whether you're here for an event, to use the sports facilities or to attend an award-winning performance, Lancaster University campus is open to you.

    You can also stay at our guest rooms on campus.

  • Associate Alumni

    If you hold a Lancaster University awarded qualification from one of our partner, or previous partnered, institutions, you are eligible to join the Lancaster University Alumni Community. Please email to make your request and we’ll sign you up! View the full list of institutions.

  • Library - Walk-In Access

    Not all publishers allow you to access their resources from your location but you are also entitled to use the library's Walk-in access facilities to access electronic resources in the library building.

    Borrowing Materials

    The Library is open to the public for reference use, but as a Lancaster Graduate, you can join as an Alumni Library member for a discounted annual fee of £30. This entitles you to borrow up to ten items from the Library. Please see the terms and conditions. Please also see the information for visitors for more details.

    Please come to the information point (opening hours) and bring your fee (cash or cheque made out to Lancaster University) and proof of address. We will confirm on the central student database that you are a Lancaster Graduate. If your name has changed since you graduated, please bring evidence. Your card will be prepared while you wait.

  • Theses Digitisation Pilot Project

    The University Library is pleased to announce that it has embarked on an exciting trial project to digitise 250 doctoral level theses from its print collection as a first step to investigating the feasibility of making the University's collection of PhDs available online.

    For full details visit this link

    If you have any queries about this project, please email

Steps Alumni Magazine

Steps 2020 edition
Steps 2020 edition


Steps is the official Lancaster University alumni magazine. You can catch up with the latest alumni news, features, events, exclusive interviews and more.

As a Lancaster graduate the Steps Alumni Magazine is currently available to you online, along with quarterly e-news updates. In order to receive your copy, remember to keep your email address and contact details up-to-date.

View the latest edition below or download past editions:

Do you have a story that will make a good feature in the next issue? Let us know by emailing

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Support us

Since 2001, through the support of over 3,800 alumni and friends of Lancaster University, over 250 projects across campus have been funded.

Some examples include:

  • Ground-breaking research, such as our Defying Dementia research
  • Student scholarships
  • Support for at-risk academics - the Lancaster Sanctuary Fellowship

Would you like to support the work we do? Visit our Giving pages.

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