Imperial College Business School Alumni are entitled to a range of benefits, services and discounts

Keeping in touch with your alumni community

You can register for a free online alumni account through Plexus – our online platform and community for alumni.

Alumni can request an exclusive Imperial alumni email address.

Your new email address will end in

The mailbox is hosted by Google and works like a regular Gmail account. Read more about the alumni email service.

If you complete this form we can set up your Imperial email address for you. Please note you can only apply for an Alumni email address after you have graduated and your student record has transitioned onto the Alumni database.

Read more about the terms and conditions.

Imperial facilities

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

It can be purchased via the external memberships tab on the website.

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 reunion 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.

Conferences and meetings

Imperial has over 100 meeting rooms, lecture theatres and classrooms, which are centrally located on our main campus in South Kensington.

Imperial’s venues are perfect for conferences and meetings of all sizes and benefit from excellent audio-visual technology, in-house catering, delegate accommodation and event management.

Facilities on the South Kensington campus include a contemporary meeting and conference suite, state-of-the-art lecture theatres and a choice of breakout classrooms which can be joined to create larger spaces and can be used as dedicated meeting or seminar rooms.

Explore our event 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. 

If you'd like to relive your student days with a visit to the Union Bar, you are very welcome!

All you need to do is make sure that you can prove that you're an alumnus to satisfy the terms of their license. The easiest way to do this is to download the Imperial Plexus app or navigate to Imperial Plexus via a web browser on your phone. Login, and show staff your account on arrival. You'll be issued with a day pass that you can use until the bar closes. You may bring up to four guests on any one visit. 

Download the Imperial Plexus app (Google Play).

If you're a recent alumnus and you still have your College identification card, you can present this to bar staff instead. 

Please note, you don't have to be a member of the Union to use the bar, you just need to be able to prove that you're an alumnus. 

Yes, our library facilities are open to alumni.

  • To use the library at the South Kensington campus, you need to apply online for alumni library membership. Select the Imperial College Alumni option from the drop-down menu and complete the application form. After completing the form, please bring your interactive alumni services account login with you to your chosen library, where you will be asked show one of the required forms of Identification, including proof of address.
  • Alumni can borrow up to five items from the Central Library, and have walk-in access to a limited number of online resources, check with the library in advance to confirm which ones are available to you. Use of these resources is strictly for non-commercial purposes. Please be advised that once you are no longer a current student of the College you are not entitled to access most of the Library’s electronic resources, such as (Financial Times subscription) and EBSCO Business Source Ultimate.
  • Imperial College London alumni may have free access to RefWorks for as long as the Library maintains a subscription to this service. To maintain access to any references you have saved to your RefWorks accounts whilst at College you must transfer your account to an alumni account before your College username and password expire.

For details of how to set up your alumni RefWorks account please read ‘RefWorks for alumni’ section here or (email if you have any questions).  

Discounts, memberships and continuous learning

Career support from the Business School doesn’t stop once you graduate. You continue to have access to a variety of online resources including  company and industry information and databases of national and international executive recruiters.

You can also continue to have one-to-one appointments with a Careers Consultant in person, over the telephone or via Skype throughout your career. We can help update your CV, review your applications, practice interviews or talk through your career plans. We can also help you negotiate new job offers or how to navigate your next steps, as your career develops.

Find out how to book an appointment and get career support. 

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. 

If you are unsure which MBA programme might suit you, have a look at our programme comparison tool.

Our Recruitment team would be happy to connect with you to explore whether the Imperial MBA will enable you to take the next steps in your career journey. Either attend an event or if you would like to talk to us, you can request a profile review with the team.

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.

The Business School’s Executive Education programmes provide the opportunity to explore, experiment and transform business thinking. All of the programmes feature the very latest theories, deliver practical skills and put them to the test in real-world contexts for executives. World-leading faculty and industry experts provide invaluable insights about how their worlds are impacting business and  cover a portfolio spanning finance, leadership, strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship and health.

We are pleased to be able to offer a loyalty discount of 25% on our Open Programmes to Imperial College Business School Alumni.

Complete more than eight programme days or equivalent hours (56) for online and virtual Executive Education programmes to claim 'Associate Alumni' status. Find out more.