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Alumni benefits

Being a graduate opens doors to opportunities
Discover what alumni benefits are on offer to Sydney graduates – including our alumni magazine, career resources, library membership, ticket discounts, achievement recognition, reunions, and more.

As a University of Sydney graduate, you have access to a wide range of alumni benefits and resources, including mentoring opportunities, events and support to help you continue your passion for learning.

Enjoy exclusive deals on art and cultural activities, receive the Sydney Alumni Magazine (SAM), and use the University library.

Learn more about alumni benefits below.

Alumni benefits include:

Get the latest news, features and stories with the University's own magazine dedicated to alumni. Each edition of Sydney Alumni Magazine (SAM) offers news, alumni stories, on-campus activities and research articles.

Providing we have your up-to-date contact details, you'll automatically receive SAM twice a year either delivered to your door or to your email inbox.

The Careers Centre is your one-stop-shop for resources and information to assist you in planning your career.

Whether you are looking for tips on creating an effective resume, improving your interview skills, obtaining one-on-one career advice or finding positions available in your field, the Careers Centre can assist you.

Make the most of your 50% discount on professional development short courses offered by the Centre for Continuing Education during your first year as a graduate. After your first year, you are then eligible to receive a 10% discount on enrolments.

Choose from a range of short courses, from business to languages to travel and everything in between, providing you with the perfect way to enrich your knowledge, gain new insights and discover untapped creativity.

We invite alumni to join us for one of our free public talks, hosted as part of:

  • Sydney Ideas – our experts provide thought-provoking talks and seminars
  • Raising the Bar – for one night, our academics share their research in bars across Sydney.

Alumni also receive a 20% discount on tickets to Outside the Square, a series of interactive conversations designed especially for graduates and friends of the University.

Build your workplace skills through free online courses created by our academics on Coursera.

Courses include Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health, Ethical Social Media and more.

You're entitled to a free 12-month library membership valued at $80, during your first year as a University of Sydney graduate. 

Your membership includes the resources of the University library, including books and journals. You can also access the electronic resources available on-campus.

Receive great discounts on tickets to concerts and events held at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, exhibitions and events at Sydney College of the Arts and selected Seymour Centre productions.

You are also welcome to visit one of our many museums, theatres and galleries exhibiting the city's best in art, history and performance.

If you wonder where the time has gone, what happened to your own classmates, and how you ever lost contact, you can reconnect with your graduating year through our exclusive reunion events held on campus.

Did you know you can receive 40% off the hire of some University venues for your event, party or work conference?

Featuring state-of-the-art lecture theatres, auditoriums, historic sandstone architecture and impressive grounds, the University contains some of Sydney's most iconic venues available for hire.