Alumnus/Alumna, noun /əˈlʌmnəs/ noun plural noun: alumni/alumnae a former pupil or student of a particular school, college or university. ‘An Aston alumnus’.

Congratulations – you did it! Enjoy your well-deserved day of celebration, reflecting on your academic achievements and the good times you’ve had. Although you’re moving onto new things we want you to know that it doesn’t have to be goodbye to Aston. Today you’re joining a vibrant community of over 100,000 Aston graduates who live and work across the globe. In addition, the University’s Alumni and Careers and Placements teams are on hand to help you on the next step of your journey.

Career Advice and Support

We’ve extended access to Togetherall (formerly Big White Wall), a safe 24/7 online community to support your mental health for a year after graduation. You can register with your Aston email address until it expires or contact the team after this, and we’ll set up an account for you.

You can also receive support from Careers and Placements for up to three years after graduation. This includes access to their online portal Aston Futures, which you can use to search for opportunities, register for employability events and book 1-to-1 appointments with the team.

Join Gradspace!

Exclusively available to the class of 2021, Gradspace is a new and exciting platform designed to give you bespoke and ongoing careers support after graduating from Aston.

Whether you already have the next part of your graduate journey secured or not, Gradspace has everything you need to make the best possible start with your next steps. 

To access Gradspace, you will need to complete a survey to help determine how best we can support you. You will then be invited to access a programme of careers support tailored specifically for your needs.

Complete the survey by Thursday September 30th, 2021 to be in with a chance of winning a voucher worth £100*.

* To be in with a chance of winning a choice of £100 Amazon, ASOS or Deliveroo vouchers, you must have been awarded an Aston University degree in 2021. You will need to complete the survey by 23:59 BST on Thursday 30th September 2021. The winner will be chosen at random.

Did you know that as an Aston graduate you still have access to our career’s services and resources for another three years? Find out more here.

Connect with Alumni

You’re part of an Aston community of 100,000 graduates that works all over the world, and there are numerous ways to connect with us and your fellow alumni and share your life milestones with us. You can:

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