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

COVID-19 update: Due to the rapidly changing situation, some of the facilities on campus are currently not open and other activities are taking place remotely. We will update you as and when the situation changes. 

Keeping in touch with your alumni community

Join Plexus, our online platform

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

Imperial facilities

Ethos 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-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

Ethos alumni membership is set at £40 per month for off-peak access and £60 per month for peak access. It can be purchased via the external memberships tab on the 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 facilities include Prince's Gardens and Beit Hall.

These rates are subject to availability and must be booked either by telephone on +44 (0)20 7594 9507/11 or by email at vacenquiries@imperial.ac.uk. 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 one room per booking.

Further information on short and long stays.

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.

Hotel accommodation

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 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.

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.

Catering

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. The latest menus are available to download from the Imperial Venues website.

To find out more, please visit the Imperial Venues website, contact the sales team by email or on +44 (0)20 7594 9494.

Accessing the Student Union Bar

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. 

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. 

Discounts, memberships and continuous learning

Alumni careers support

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. 

MBA Discount

We are pleased to be able to offer a loyalty bursary to MSc Business School and Imperial alumni for the MBA programmes. You could benefit from:

  • 20% discount for the Full-Time MBA starting in September 2020
  • 10% discount for the Global Online MBA starting in September 2020
  • 10% discount for the Executive starting in February 2021
  • 10% discount for the Weekend MBA starting in April 2021

Key facts:

The Full-Time MBA is a year-long programme, starting in September 2020 and costs £53,500*. The Weekend MBA and Executive MBA programmes are 21 months undertaken while also working. The programmes start in early 2021, fees TBC. The Global Online MBA starts in September 2020 and the fees are £37,600.

You can request a personal consultation to find out about how the Imperial MBA could help you by emailing us at mba@imperial.ac.ukRead more here.

A member of our recruitment team will be in touch to ask you for a copy of you CV and will schedule a call (either by phone or Skype) to discuss your career aims and objectives. They will help you to explore whether the Imperial MBA will enable you to take the next steps in your career journey.

You can find out more here.

*Full cost discount not applied.

Evening Classes

The Centre for Co-Curricular Studies at Imperial College London offers a range of evening classes in a variety of languages at various levels, as well as classes in Creative Writing, Music Technology, Introduction to Film, Art, and The Arabic World Evening Classes.

For more information, current fees and enrolment details, visit the Centre for Co-Curricular Studies website. Please note currently all classes are being offered remotely.

Executive Education Discount

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 20% on our Open Programmes to Imperial College Business School Alumni.

CMI Membership

Did you achieve your postgraduate degree in or after 1995?

If so, you are entitled to professional recognition from the Chartered Management Institute.

A special arrangement between Imperial College Business School and the Chartered Management Institute has been set up guaranteeing graduates professional recognition.

This means you can add value to your degree by applying for member status (designatory letters MCMI or ACMI depending on your qualification and management experience).

This guarantee is available to graduates of all Business School programmes.

The Chartered Management Institute is recognised by Royal Charter as the professional body for managers in the UK.

This fast track guarantee means you don’t need to undergo any assessment process for Institute recognition, enabling the CMI to offer you a discount of at least 30% off the first year’s membership fee.

Benefits of Membership of the UK’s leading organisation for professional management

Your membership indicates to employers that you are serious about continuing to develop yourself as a manager and leader, and is a valuable addition to your CV. The key services are:

  • Unrivalled Information Resources
  • Free ‘Ask a Researcher’
  • Free Legal Helpline (business & personal law)
  • Free Subscriptions to Professional Manager and Management Today
  • BusinessHR – HR Service
  • Exclusive Networking

Read more about becoming a CMI member

As an Imperial College Business School alumnus you are entitled to significant savings on membership of CMI. The usual £50 application fee is waived and a further 15% discount is applied to your annual subscription.

To take advantage of this offer: Please call the CMI on +44 (0)1536 207307 or email: membership@managers.org.uk. Quote 4156 and Imperial College Business School.

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 offered a 10% discount on the standard Summer School fees throughout the whole registration period (Early-Bird rates do not apply). Find out more here.