Every educational institution has an alumni network and if you have studied somewhere at one time, then you are an alum of that institution. Once you finish your education at Imperial College London you will become part of the vast community of more than 220,000 alumni globally.

Whilst you are still studying at Imperial as a student, your alumni network is a powerful tool to explore your career possibilities and gain first-hand career knowledge. We encourage you to use this readily available network to find alumni who can help answer your questions, show you what they did and point you in the right direction for your career journey.

Engage with alum

The alumni relations team are not just there for after you finish your degree, you may also want to get in contact with them during your time here as a student.

Our alumni have priceless knowledge and expertise that they love to share with current students. If you have a project, club, or society that would like to invite an alum to speak at an event, the alumni relations team can support you.

They will be happy to hear from you and can work with you to contact relevant alumni on your behalf. Visit the alumni relations team website to find out more or contact them by email.  

LinkedIn is a social network that focuses on professional networking and career development.

Imperial’s alumni community are very active on LinkedIn, with the Imperial College London Alumni group currently totalling over 17,000 members. Visit the Imperial College London Alumni LinkedIn group to request to join.

If you are interested in researching what you can do with your degree, explore different alum profiles via the Imperial College London LinkedIn Alumni Tool.

Our alumni are doing amazing things all over the world in a diverse range of sectors – both within their careers and outside of them. Check out the Alumni Stories page for career inspiration and to see where your time at Imperial could take you.

After you graduate there are many perks available to you as an alumnus. This includes access to webinars, professional networking opportunities, and careers events.

As an alumnus you will also be invited to join Imperial Plexus. Imperial Plexus is an intuitive new online platform for alumni that connects you directly with Imperial and with each other. It allows you to:

  • Build a professional and social network
  • Search for alumni in your city, who share your interests or who work in your industry
  • Contact old classmates, share your news and send a message to a friend
  • Explore exclusive volunteering and job opportunities
  • Get regular updates, tailored to your interests and location
  • Find Imperial and alumni events in your area
  • Share your location or upcoming trips to connect with local alumni
  • Access online resources, Campus libraries or the Union Bar