Benefits and services

All members of the Alumni Association can access the full list of benefits and services below. There are a number of special additional benefits for members who are registered with the alumni online community. All alumni may also request a Venture card in order to obtain other special discounts.

For further information on any of these benefits and services please contact us on +44 (0)115 848 8777 or email us.

News of events, lectures and career related opportunities
We will keep you fully informed of any reunion events, professional lectures and other career-related opportunities. All events will be advertised on this website, in eNewsletters or via Network magazine. Occasionally we will also send out personal invitations by letter, so please make sure that we have your up-to-date contact details. You can update these here.

The Alumni Magazine - Network - free of charge
Produced annually, Network is the magazine for all NTU alumni.  It provides news about former students, the University and the city of Nottingham. Receive your copy by mail or email by updating your details. You can also read the magazine online.

eNewsletters will provide you with the very latest news about the University and forthcoming events. We send them out to all alumni for whom we have an up-to-date email address. To ensure that you receive yours, please send us your up-to-date email address.

Access to the Community Area
Using venture, our secure password-protected online community, for all former students you can contact your friends, add a notice to the message board and update your details. Register now!

Online community job vacancies board
Venture into the Online Community to access the job vacancies board. Post details of current vacancies that you wish to advertise to NTU graduates, or search the job board to find vacancies offered by other members of your alumni community. Please note that jobs posted here are done so by alumni members of the Online Community and Development and Alumni Relations Office staff. They are not necessarily endorsed by Nottingham Trent University, so please do your own company research before submitting an application.

Free access to all campus libraries
Alumni Readership is available to all former students who would like to borrow books from the University Libraries and Learning Resources (LLR). LLR can offer you an excellent collection of books, journals and other material relating to all academic subjects. As an Alumni Reader you can borrow up to four books at any one time. Please note that online resources, inter-library loans, reservations and the borrowing of slides are not available to Alumni Readers. For further information, please contact the Alumni Office by email or telephone +44 (0)115 848 8777.

Discount on NTU Sport Membership
You can enjoy discounted NTU Sport Membership which includes unlimited access to NTU fitness suites at the City site and the gym at Clifton’s Lee Westwood Sports Centre. You will also get free access to exercise classes, use of the sports facilities at and Clifton (eg squash, badminton, football). Get more information.

Nottingham Conference Centre – special day delegate rate offer for alumni
NTU alumni can enjoy the Nottingham Conference Centre facilities with a discounted rate of £29 day delegate rate (excluding VAT and subject to availability) offered on events taking place in 2013. Please quote your alumni ID when booking (for a reminder of your ID number please email For further information about the Conference Centre and contact details visit

Exclusive 20% off at Nottingham's National Justice Museum and City of Caves
NTU alumni can enjoy a 20% discount on entry to two of Nottingham's top attractions - The National Justice Museum and the City of Caves - when presenting their Venture card. The 20% discount is limited to six people per card per visit and does not include joint attraction tickets. For more information on these attractions visit or If you require a new venture card please email us

10% off at NTU's Chaucer and Clifton Blackwell stores
NTU alumni can get 10% off products purchased at Blackwell's NTU Chaucer and Clifton stores (when presenting their venture card). Blackwell is the leading academic bookseller in the UK. Discount is available on books, magazines stationery and gifts. This excludes items which are already discounted, eBooks, Nook products, gift vouchers, book tokens and stamps.  To obtain a venture card, or for a reminder of your ID number, please contact us

Special discounts at leading attractions around the UK
Merlin Entertainments Group offer NTU alumni great discounts when visiting leading attractions including Alton Towers Resort, Chessington World of Adventures, the Dungeons, LEGOLAND® Windsor, Madame Tussauds London, Thorpe Park, Warwick Castle, SEA LIFE, SEA LIFE Sanctuaries. To find out more and to get the reference to quote when booking contact us at or on 0115 848 8776.

Up to 10% discount on 18,000 cottages
NTU’s Alumni Community has joined forces with to help you find your dream holiday cottage at a discounted rate of 10%! From farmhouses and gites to villas and castles, there are thousands of cottages throughout the UK, Ireland, France and Italy. Whether you are planning a short break or longer getaway, we are sure there is something for everybody. Visit to view availability and to claim your 10% discount. Alternatively call on 0345 268 1507 and quote ALUM10. All holidays are available on an accommodation only basis - for ferry and other transport options please call for further information.

Up to 10% discount off parks and lodges with Hoseasons
The widest choice of self-catering holidays in Britain and Europe, with family holiday parks, lodges, and boating holidays. The range includes fun packed seaside caravan parks with extensive on site facilities, select clusters of boutique style rustic lodges complete with hot tubs to your very own narrow boat to meander along the waterways. To search and book securely visit the Hoseasons website or call the sales team on 0345 498 6427 quoting NTU10 to receive up to 10% discount.

Free use of the Legal Advice Clinic based at Nottingham Law School
A free Legal Advice Clinic has been established by Nottingham Law School to provide initial legal advice and a referral service for alumni. The service is staffed by volunteer students from the School's highly regarded Legal Practice, Graduate Diploma and Bar Vocational Courses, under the supervision of academic staff and the Clinic Solicitor. Advice and assistance can be given on a wide range of legal problems in areas including employment, housing, welfare benefits, contracts and consumer issues. For more information contact by telephone +44 (0)115 848 4262, email or view the website. If help can be provided, a face-to-face or telephone appointment will be arranged. 

Opportunities to retain links with your school or department
We will keep you informed about what's happening with your former school or department through Network, eNewsletters, the website and mailings. You can also use our letter and email forwarding service to keep in touch with any of your lecturers. Please email us for more information. 

Alumni career profiles
We are always keen to keep our website up-to-date with graduate profiles. View our existing graduate profiles to see what your university friends are doing now. You can also submit your own profile. Graduate profiles are extremely useful as they keep other alumni and the University up-to-date with what you are doing, as well as providing current students with an excellent example of what they could achieve after graduation. 

Keep in touch with old friends via our email and letter forwarding service
Each year we help a number of you to get in contact with lost friends. If you are trying to trace one of your old university friends, then please let us know. If we are in contact with your friend, then we'd be glad to email them and request that they contact you. Just email your details to us. Also see our reunions website for more information and for tips on how to arrange a get together with old friends. 

University updates
Through Network, the eNewsletters and the website we will keep you fully informed of what is happening at the University - from the introduction of new courses to the latest information on research activities and the progress of our regeneration project for all campuses.

Information about postgraduate and professional study
As a postgraduate at the University you will be part of a thriving, dynamic community of over 3,000 students from many different backgrounds and countries. We offer a wide range of opportunities for taught courses and research degrees, with flexible modes of study. A distinctive feature of postgraduate study at NTU is its orientation to real-world concerns. You will be encouraged to acquire the skills, know-how and networks to build a successful career, whether you wish to enhance your career prospects, update your professional know-how, or prepare for life as an academic. The University has extensive contacts with business, public services and the professions, as well as collaborative links with many other universities in the UK and overseas. View course finder to explore the list of subjects we can offer you. 

Your Employability Team
As one of our graduates you can use the services of our Employability Team including careers consultations (for up to three years after graduation) and their resource areas and IT facilities. For more information about the services and facilities available to you, please visit the Employability pages.

Search and list vacancies on Future Hub 
If you are a recent graduate looking for work, register on FutureHub, NTU’s vacancies portal, to see hundreds of vacancies from employers looking to recruit NTU graduates. Already registered as a graduate on FutureHub? Log-in at If you are an employer and would like to recruit a recent graduate please register on FutureHub and submit your vacancies direct.


Venture card benefits

Discount on top UK attractions

Discount on library membership

Sports and fitness membership

Galleries of Justice