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Alumni are entitled to a range of discounts, including on further study.

Alumni discounts

Whether you're planning to visit the capital for business or leisure, Imperial College London provides alumni with great value four-star accommodation options during the summer via Celesta Venues.

Summer 2024 rates for alumni - Prince's Gardens

  • Single en suite: £97 per night
  • Double en suite (for one): £111 per night
  • Twin en suite: £125 per night 

Summer 2024 rates refer to the period of 1 July - 22 September. 

All rates shown exclude breakfast, which is available at an additional price of £14 per person, per day. 

Explore Prince's Gardens.

How to book

Book through Celesta Venues.

Alumni must quote "alumni special summer accommodation" and provide their alumni membership number (CID) at the time of booking to qualify for the special rates. The alumni discount can be only applied to one room per booking. If you do not know your CID number, contact

Rates for alumni are subject to availability and must be booked by email at They cannot be booked online. Please also note that Amex card payments are not accepted.

If you have additional questions you can also contact the reservations team on (+44) 020 7594 3333.  

Are you looking for somewhere to hold your next conference or meeting? As an alumnus, you are entitled to a 10% discount on room hire rates in Imperial’s conference facilities.

Browse Imperial's range of spaces and event services through Celesta Venues.


Celesta Venues are the premier choice for residential and day conference venue hire in London, offering dynamic spaces that are tailored for knowledge-building and immersive learning, and suitable for hosting an array of educational and high-profile events.

Alongside flagship auditoriums, Celesta offer breakout rooms, catering areas and exhibition spaces, all under one roof or dotted across campus. 

Explore our conference spaces.


Our range of meeting rooms have been designed with learning, collaboration and knowledge-building in mind. From our historic Grade II-listed townhouse, 170 Queen’s Gate, to the contemporary Seminar and Learning Centre, our spaces can be used flexibly to support a variety of meeting formats. Whether you are looking for a creative or formal space, our expert team can support you to design the perfect event for your guests. Discover our meeting spaces.

Parties and celebrations

If you are looking for a venue for a private function, Imperial’s party and dining venues in London are sure to impress your guests.

You might like to consider Imperial’s historic grade II listed Victorian townhouse on the South Kensington Campus, 170 Queen’s Gate, or, for larger events, the modern Queen’s Tower Rooms are ideal.


Feeling hungry? Elevate your event with delicious catering delivered by our experienced in-house chefs. Choose from our range of mouth-watering menus or opt for a bespoke service tailored to your event. Whatever your requirements or budget, we can provide you with delicious options to satisfy your guests. View our catering options.

To find out more, visit Celesta Venues or contact the team at or (+44) 020 7594 3333. 


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-metre 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 courts
  • Nine metre climbing wall
  • Sports therapy treatment rooms
  • Licensed café bar

The Imperial related membership is set at £66 per month and can be purchased via the external memberships tab on the website

Evening classes

Evening classes

Imperial's Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication offers a 20-week evening class programme in languages, arts, humanities and the sciences running from October to March.

Imperial alumni get an Associate Rate discount on any of the following classes:

  • Language: English Conversation, Spanish, Italian, Russian, French, Japanese, Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, German, and Korean.
  • Arts: Music Technology, Photography, Introduction to Film, Opera, and Art & Art History.
  • Humanities: Creative Writing, Science Fiction, and European History.
  • Science [NEW]: Introduction to Science, Psychology & Neuroscience, and Human Biology & Medicine.

Courses run once a week from 18.00 - 20.00 on the South Kensington campus for 20 weeks (from October – March, with a break for Christmas). For more information on any of the courses above, course fees and details on how to enrol, visit the Imperial Evening Classes website.

Professional Development short courses

Professional Development 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, provide the most up-to-date developments in specific areas of interest. The portfolio is regularly enriched by the introduction of new courses. Most courses are of 3 to 5 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 and are open to all on a fee paying basis. 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

Imperial 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 our part-time MBA suite including the Global Online MBA, the Executive MBA and the Weekend MBA. 

For more information, visit the Imperial College 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.

Summer School

Alumni are offered a 10% discount on the standard Summer School fees. The discount cannot be applied on the early bird fees. For more information visit the Business School website.