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FAQs

Can I still use the Library on campus?

Yes, absolutey! Firstly, you will need an Alumni Card (you can order one by emailing our Alumni Team with your name, current postal address, year of graduation and your subject of study). You will then be able to join the library for £20 and borrow up to six long loan items at a time. If you only wish to use the Library space to study in, you will not need to buy a library card but you will still need your Alumni Card for access.

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If you would like to bring your own laptop or tablet and require Wi-fi access, our alumni can be granted temporary visitor@brunel access for 1 - 5 days for use on their own devices. For further information please email our Alumni Team. If you are registered with Eduroam, you will also be able to log into this network on campus.

Regrettably, there are no computing facilities available for alumni on campus due to licensing restrictions that apply to all UK universities, so you will not be able to access journals and electronic resources during your visit.

Contact the Library on +44 (0)1895 266141, library@brunel.ac.uk or tweet @brunel_library if you have any questions or special requirements. 

Why can't I use the computers and electronic resources in the Library?

Unfortunately, the licences universities have for computers and electronic resources are only valid for student use, so alumni are not permitted to use them. However, if you would like to bring your own laptop or tablet to use on campus, you are very welcome to.

Can I still use the sports facilities on campus?

Yes, absolutely! The facilities are open to members of the public at various times. Full details can be found on our Sports pages - alternatively, you can email sports.centre@brunel.ac.uk or call the Sports Centre Reception on +44 (0)1895 265305 for more information.

How do I get an Alumni Card?

If you would like an Alumni Card please email our Alumni Team with your name, current postal address, year of graduation and your subject of study and we will post one out to you. Alternatively, if you are on campus, you are welcome to drop by the Alumni Office (Quad North Building, room 210) to collect one between 9.30am and 5.00pm Monday - Friday.

How can I get a copy of my Transcript?

If you require a Transcript then please email awarding@brunel.ac.uk with your name, year of graduation and telephone number.

Please note that there is a University-wide administration fee charged for Transcripts for past students. For more information, please visit the the Awarding team's Transcript of Studies webpage.

Subject to your graduation year, your degree information is also available for you to view securely via the free VerifyAward service.

Other ways to give

Thank you for considering making a gift to Brunel University London. Below are the quick and easy ways you can donate if you do not want to use the online giving system.

Call us now
If you would like to talk to someone in the Development Team about making a donation over the telephone, to request a Direct Debit form or for more information, please call us now on 01895 267776. We look forward to speaking with you.

Donations by Post
We gratefully receive CAF Vouchers and Cheques and by return can send you a Gift Aid form to maximise your donation. You can post a Cheque or CAF Voucher to us at the following address:
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Leave a gift in your will
If you would like to receive further information about leaving a gift in your will, please call Clive Gee on 01895 267776 or email today

Email us
Email us to request a Direct Debit form or for any further information about how you can make a donation.

Fundraise for us
Learn more about how you can make a gift if you are fundraising on behalf of Brunel University London.

Your support plays an invaluable part in shaping the future of Brunel and we are truly grateful for your generous and thoughtful donations. On behalf of all of the lives you will touch….thank you!

If you would like more information about how you can make a gift to support Brunel University, please email the Director of Development, Clive Gee, or call 01895 267776.

You can also Give Now using our simple, secure online donation system.

How can I get a replacement Degree Certificate?

Please email the Awarding Team or call 01895 267509 to arrange your replacement certficate. Undergraduates graduating from December 2015 onwards can access an online view of their certificate and award letter at Verify Brunel.

How do I update my contact details?

Do keep us in the loop. If you have moved house, changed email address / phone number or changed your name, please email these changes to our Alumni Team giving your year of graduation and degree subject and we'll update your details on our database.

How can I get help with my career/job hunting?

You can continue to access the support of our Careers staff in the Professional Development Centre for up to three years after graduation to help you to explore your options, plan your next steps, search for opportunities, improve your applications, tackle assessment centres and perfect your interview technique.

The Careers team can support you even if you're far from campus - phone, Skype and email appointments are available in addition to face-to-face sessions with your Careers Consultant.

Visit their Moving on as a Graduate pages for more information and a full outline of how they can support you. You can also tune into their dedicated Pick 'n' Mix YouTube playlist for videos covering everything from making standout job applications to how to interview brilliantly, from writing a master’s statement to passing psychometric tests and from creating an impactful CV to understanding the importance of networking. 

Don't forget to join our online Alumni Network platform too for job updates and the opportunity to network with fellow alumni in your industry of interest.

I am not receiving Link magazine/eNewsletters. Why?

It is possible that we don’t have the most up-to-date contact details for you - please email our Alumni Team to update your details.

If your details are correct, ensure you add alumni@brunel.ac.uk and alumninewsletter@brunel.ac.uk to your ‘safe senders’ list to ensure you receive your eNewsletter.

Finally, if you have opted out of communications from us in the past, we will not have sent you any updates. To adjust your preferences, please email our Alumni Team to for support.

How can I change the value or frequency of my donation?

If you want to make any changes to your regular donation to Brunel, simply email our Alumni Team or call us on 01895 267775 and we will be happy to amend your Direct Debit for you.

How can I become a guest speaker or a mentor?

Thank you for thinking of supporting Brunel in this valuable way. Please contact our Alumni Team and let us know how you would like to get involved and your area of expertise. We will then put you in touch with the relevant people in the University.

We also have a range of professional voluntary opportunities cropping up throughout the year which you would be very welcome to take part in.

How can I advertise job vacancies to Alumni?

Our Professional Development Centre is always happy to receive job vacancies to advertise to our students and alumni. You can learn more about the opportunities available to employers by visiting their webpages.

You can also advertise your vacancies to our alumni via our Alumni Network - please contact our Alumni Team with details of your role and we will advertise this on your behalf if it is relevant to our alumni. Please ensure you provide a link for further information, a contact name and email address, the method by which you are accepting applications and the closing date along with the job description.

When is my Graduation Ceremony?

Details about this year's Graduation Ceremonies can be found on the dedicated Graduation web pages.

I am trying to get in touch with an old friend. Can you help?

We are happy to try and put you in touch with an old classmate. We will forward a message to them on your behalf and ask them to get in touch with you directly, if you're happy for us to share your contact details. Please note, we are unable to give any details out about other alumni, as per the University’s data protection policy.

Email us with as much information about your friend as possible (including first name and surname, approximate age or date of birth, course studied and year of graduation), and we'll do our best to put you back in touch.