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As University of Chester alumni, there are a number of exclusive benefits that you are entitled to:

  • University Email - All recent graduates can continue to make use of their University email address ( for up to 18 months after they complete their studies.

Please note that we are no longer able to extend this offer past 18 months due to cybersecurity requirements. If you use a University email address, you will have received an email notifying you that the account will be closed after a 60-day period. This is to ensure that we can continue to provide the best possible service to our newest graduates, of which there are over 4,000 annually, as well as ensuring we can meet the demands of the everchanging cyber space, in which your security is paramount. Please click here for the FAQ.

  • Graduate Loyalty Discount – As alumni, you are eligible for 25% off the cost of a postgraduate taught Master’s programme (full or part-time).*
  • Careers and Employability Service – Graduates are eligible to use these services. For more information visit the Careers and Employability website here.
  • Alumni access to the University of Chester Libraries – Alumni are welcome to use our library collections for reference. You will need to sign in at the Helpdesk on arrival.**
  • External Borrowers’ Scheme – Alumni can join the scheme for a reduced price of £12.50 for the first year following graduation, and an annual (bronze) fee of £35 thereafter. Further information is available from the Helpdesk, on 01244 511234 or via
  • Fitness Centre - Alumni are welcome to use the University’s Fitness Suite and facilities for a reduced price of £200 for a 12 month membership. For more information, please click here.
  • Part-Time Language Courses Alumni Discount - The University of Chester run six week taster courses at our Chester, Shrewsbury and Warrington campuses. The Taster courses are an Introduction to Language and Culture and is a short course designed to give you an introduction to the language and culture of a specific country. Alumni can recieve a discount on these taster courses by emailing For more information, click here.

To access these benefits, please update your details with us here.

Please note that COVID restrictions are still in place on-site.

*Terms and conditions apply and can be found here.

**Please note access to the University network and to electronic information sources which require registration are not included in this agreement.