Alumni Benefits & Services

Glasgow Caledonian University offers more than just an education. Once you graduate, you automatically join the GCU Alumni community, which gives you access to a wide range of benefits and services. In addition to receiving our magazines, invitations to events, and access to a wealth of career support, you also get to take advantage of great campus discounts such as affordable gym membership. We also offer discounts with other companies, bringing you great theatre offers, discounted hotels and travel, and much more!

Did you know you can also give something back to GCU? By shopping online with Amazon via our site, or signing up for a GCU credit card, you can help to support the Glasgow Caledonian University Foundation, providing scholarships and supporting student clubs and societies. 

GCU Discounts

20% discount on Postgraduate study

A discount of 20% off taught and research postgraduate courses is available to anyone who has received their undergraduate or postgraduate taught or research degree qualification from GCU (or one of our founding institutions).

Arc Gym

Our bright, modern health and fitness centre plays host to numerous affordable classes and activities, and is home to the many University sports clubs, a hair salon and spa. Discounted rates are available to GCU Alumni.

Careers Services

GCU’s own Careers Service continues to offer its services to our alumni up to 2 years after graduation. The expertise of the University Careers Service is ideally suited to those who are at the beginning of their graduate working life. That might include, for example, devising a job search strategy after time out to travel; honing interview skills for your first promotion; considering post-graduate study for a type of work that needs additional qualifications; re-thinking your career options.

Conference Booking and  Room-HireGlasgow and London campuses

GCU Alumni can choose from a range of meeting and conference facilities at both Glasgow and London campuses, all at a discounted rate. 

Library FacilitiesGlasgow and London campuses

Our 350,000-book, high-tech library on our Glasgow campus includes reference copies of every curriculum book and contains quiet and social study areas with workstations, desks and sofas. GCU Alumni can join the Library with a 50% discount off membership fees.

Alumni based in London can also access our GCU London library facilities. Contact  to find out more.

GCU Credit Card

Sign up for a GCU credit card with great deals on rates and fees. The University benefits financially whenever you use your card, with funds going directly to the Glasgow Caledonian University Foundation, supporting scholarships and students clubs and societies.

Graduation Merchandise

Purchase a commemorative DVD of your graduation ceremony and enjoy a lasting memento of your time at GCU.