Offers and discounts
Imperial alumni are entitled to a range of College discounts including accommodation, facility hire, sports membership and further study.
Imperial College Union membership
After you leave Imperial you can still remain part of the Union by becoming a life member. For a life membership fee of £60 you will be able to use the Union and attend events with up to two guests, only paying the special student rate. As a life member you can continue to meet your friends at the campus bars in South Kensington, at Silwood and at Charing Cross. You can join a club or society and you will be welcome at sporting events and other club and society events such as musical productions or film showings as well as major yearly events such as the International Night and the Summer Ball.
For more information, and how to apply, please visit the Student Union website.
Accommodation on campus
Whether you're planning to visit the capital for business or leisure, Imperial College London provides alumni with great value accommodation options during the summer.
Summer accommodation on Campus
Over the summer, the Accommodation Office is offering alumni a discounted rate on rooms around the South Kensington Campus. The rates are all per room, per night and include VAT and access to the Ethos sport centre.
- Classic Single En-suite (Room Only with free access to gym) - £68
- Classic Single En-suite (Breakfast and free access to gym) - £73
- Classic Twin/Double En-suite (Room Only with free access to gym) - £79
- Classic Twin/Double En-suite (Breakfast and free access to gym) - £89
- Standard Single (Room Only with free access to gym) - £53
- Standard Single (Breakfast and free access to gym) - £58
- Classic Single En-suite (Room Only with free access to gym) - £65
- Classic Single En-suite (Breakfast and free access to gym) - £70
- Classic Twin En-suite (Room Only with free access to gym) - £78
- Classic Twin En-suite (Breakfast and free access to gym) - £88
These rates are subject to availability and must be booked either by telephone on +44 (0)20 7594 9507/11 or by email at email@example.com. They cannot be booked online.
How to book
Alumni must quote "Alumni special summer accommodation" and provide their alumni number at the time of booking to qualify for the special rates. Alumni discount can be only applied for 1 room per booking.
Year round accommodation on Campus
Guest rooms and flats in 170 Queen’s Gate on the South Kensington Campus are available on a nightly or weekly basis. Longer term rental options are also available for those needing accommodation for three months or more. For more information, visit the accommodation website.
If we can’t accommodate you on campus, we can help you find suitable hotel accommodation in South Kensington or Paddington at specially negotiated rates. For more information, please visit the online hotel directory and follow the link for accommodation.
Conference and event facilities
Are you looking for somewhere to hold your next reunion or meeting? As an alumnus, you are entitled to a 10% discount on room hire rates in Imperial’s conference facilities.
Conferences and meetings
Imperial has over 200 meeting rooms, lecture theatres and classrooms, most of which are centrally located on our main campus in South Kensington, with a few spaces also available at Charing Cross and Hammersmith campuses.
New facilities on the South Kensington campus include a contemporary conference suite in the Skempton Building which enjoys a state-of-the-art lecture theatre for up to 185 delegates and a choice of breakout classrooms which can be joined to create larger spaces and can be used as meeting or seminar rooms in their own right.
Weddings and celebrations
If you are looking for a venue for a private function or a wedding, you might like to consider Imperial’s two historic listed venues on the South Kensington campus - 58 Prince’s Gate and 170 Queen’s Gate. The latter has a wedding ceremony licence and can accommodate weddings for up to 70 people.
Imperial offers a variety of event catering menus to suit your timetable, taste and budget from working breakfasts and lunches to cocktail receptions and gala dinners. New menus are now available to download from the conferences and events website.
Ethos sports membership
Alumni are entitled to discounts on membership at Ethos, Imperial’s premier, state-of-the-art sports centre based in South Kensington.
This four-storey facility is set on the North side of Prince's Gardens and houses:
- The state-of-the-art Energia fitness gym
- A 25 meter deck-level swimming pool
- A sauna, steam room and spa pool
- An air-conditioned exercise studio with semi-sprung flooring
- Strength and conditioning facilities
- Two squash courts
- Five-badminton court sports hall
- 9 metre climbing wall
- Sports therapy treatment rooms
- Licensed cafe bar
For information about membership, visit the Ethos website.
The Centre for Co-Curricular Studies offers a 20-week evening class programme in languages and arts appreciation running from October to March. Alumni are entitled to discounts on evening classes in a range of subjects including:
- Languages (English Conversation, Spanish, Italian, Russian, French, Japanese, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, German and Korean)
- Creative Writing
- Music Technology
- Science Fiction
- Introduction to Film
- Opera Appreciation
Courses run once a week, 18:15 - 20:15, and meet on the South Kensington campus. The Autumn-Spring programme runs for 20 weeks from October to March, and the Summer programme runs for 5 weeks from June.
For more information, current fees and enrolment details, visit the Centre for Co-Curricular Studies website.
Professional Development short courses
In addition to its undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses, the Centre for Continuing Professional Development presents a diverse range of cutting edge courses for professionals working in science, technology and medicine.
Alumni of Imperial College London are entitled to a 10% discount on all short courses.
Every year over 50 programmes are presented, given by leading authorities both from within and outside the College, which provide the most up-to-date developments in specific areas of interest. Most courses are of three to five days long and others are designed on a modular basis, extending over several months. The majority of courses are taught at the South Kensington campus. Modules from several Masters Programmes are made available as CPD short courses as an initiative to provide flexible education for full-time working professionals. Customised corporate courses can be arranged on request.
For more information and to search the range of courses available, visit the Centre for Continuing Professional Development website.
Imperial College Business School MBA
Your first Imperial degree opened doors after graduation. Now, find out how the Imperial MBA can help open new opportunities to accelerate your career.
A 20% loyalty bursary is available to alumni for the Full-Time MBA available, or 10% for the Executive MBA.
For more information, visit the Imperial College Business School website.
Executive Education: A complete course in risk management
Taking place in March 2015, this intensive one-week Business School course, in partnership with PRMIA (The Professional Risk Manager's International Association) is now available for alumni (banking, insurance and asset management).
Setting the foundations of risk management, this programme also includes a whole day on counterparty and entreprise risk management.
Apply now and save up to £500 with our special 'alumni early bird' rate. For more information, visit the Business School website.
Summer School discount
The Imperial College Business School's Summer School is open to undergraduates and postgraduates who are interested in developing fundamental business principles in a strategic context. Working professionals are also accepted if they have less than five year's work experience.
Subjects include finance, entrepreneurship, business strategy and strategic marketing.
Alumni are offered a 10% discount on summer school courses. For more information visit the Business School website.
Imperial alumni are entitled to discounts on further study at the College and at Imperial College Business School.
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20% off The General Management Programme
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Save up to 20% on an Imperial College Business School MBA
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Save £500 on a complete course in risk management
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10% alumni discount on evening classes
Take up Japanese or develop a new appreciation for science fiction by taking advantage of special rates for alumni at evening classes.
10% discount on Summer School courses
Alumni are entitled to a 10% discount on Summer School courses on finance, entrepreneurship, strategy and marketing.