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Lifelong learning

Learning doesn't stop when you graduate
Our alumni continue to be a part of our community, long after graduation. As a University of Sydney graduate, you can benefit from career development programs, webinars, memberships, online courses and alumni events.

You might be surprised by the range of graduate resources and benefits to help build your career, develop new skills, grow your networks, expand your thinking and continue your passion for learning:

Courses and classes

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.

Many of our faculties offer a range of professional development courses to help you progress in your career and contribute to CPD requirements. Explore what’s coming up:

Our tailored executive education programs focus on practical leadership and multidisciplinary solutions to real-world challenges. We’ll work with you to address the needs of your organisation to reach desired outcomes

Events, podcasts and webinars

Explore upcoming live and virtual University events in our event calendar.

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 and online.

Each month the Chau Chak Wing Museum's podcast series, Object Matters, explores in detail one piece from the museum’s collection of art, archaeology, natural history, science and culture.

The Business Not As Usual webinar series brings together alumni and industry experts to get an insider view on how organisations, employers and teams are adapting to this new world of work. Join us at the next event, or listen to past recordings.

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.

News, insights and innovation

Sydney Business Insights brings together insights, stories and podcasts from our researchers, leading thinkers in industry, government and community to gain a deeper understanding of major issues and trends around the future of business.

You're entitled to a free 12-month University Library membership valued at $80 during your first year as a University of Sydney graduate. This includes access to physical resources such as books and journals, during Information Desk opening hours. You can also access some electronic resources from home.

Please note: at the current time, alumni and community borrowers are not able to enter Library spaces due to COVID-19 restrictions. If you have a Library membership that was due to expire between 1 February 2020 and 30 December 2020, this has been extended until 31 December 2021.

The Sydney Knowledge Hub is a coworking space for innovative startups, non-profits, and corporates seeking to collaborate with the researchers, students, and facilities at the University of Sydney.

Career planning and advice

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.

Graduates of the University of Sydney Business School can reach out to the Careers and Employability Office who offer a range of career related services and resources. The MBA Career Services team can further assist MBA and EMBA alumni.

Connect with our students

Becoming a mentor is a great way to pass on your knowledge while developing leadership skills. Explore the list of current mentor and volunteer opportunities, or get in touch with us to express your interest.

Volunteer to share your experiences with future students by becoming an ambassador or speaker at one of the many recruitment events we host around the world.

Get a head start on recruiting the best graduates our University has to offer through an internship or placement, and provide our students with invaluable real-world experience.

Partnering on a student project gives you and your organisation the opportunity to collaborate and connect with a group of talented students and tackle an issue that is relevant to your organisation.



Receive 50% off when you write your will with Safewill

The University of Sydney has partnered with Safewill, Australia’s highest rated online will-writing platform, to offer alumni, staff and supporters a special discount when you create your own will.

Contact us

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For a full list of alumni and donor contacts visit Alumni Office frequently asked questions