Your relationship with the University of Bradford doesn't end at graduation. As alumni and friends you have a significant role to play in contributing to the continued success of the University. Your continued involvement and support makes a real difference to the experiences of our current and future students and helps the University to achieve excellence.
There a many ways you can offer support and volunteer including; promoting and representing the University in your country, contributing to the curriculum and helping to improve the student experience, enabling access for students into work placements and jobs, and supporting our research and development projects.
Supporting students and graduates
Get involved by providing support and opportunities for students including;
- Mentoring a student
- Becoming an industry employability contact
- Promoting internships, summer experiences or placements and graduate vacancies in your organisation. These can be can be advertised on our prospects job portal.
- Delivering employability workshops and talks
Visit our careers and employability website to find out how you can get involved as a graduate or employer.
Get your business or organisation involved
Recruiting talent and supporting students' employability
The University's Careers and Employability Service provides a range of opportunities for your business or organisation to recruit our student and graduate talent, provide work experience and support employability initiatives on campus. Contact us for further details.
Services for Business
The University's Business Partnerships Team can help with a range of business issues or requirements from filling a vacancy or tackling a project to training and developing your staff and knowledge transfer partnerships. Our Business services offer cost-effective and innovative solutions for your organisation by using the University's student and academic talent as well as cutting-edge research and facilities.
Submit an alumni profile
We are interested to hear about and share your achievements and success stories with other alumni and students. Tell us about your Bradford experience, your personal and professional progress and where your journey has taken you. Submit your profile using our online form or contact us with to simply have a chat.
Contribute an article or blog
Volunteering articles for the Braduate Blog or alumni magazine is a great way to get your writing published and read by Bradford alumni and students around the world. You may wish to contribute content already published elsewhere or an article written by yourself for personal or business promotion purposes for reuse in alumni publications. Contact us with your ideas.
Become an alumni ambassador or representative
Are you interested in supporting our regional, national and international alumni, marketing and recruitment activities? As an alumni ambassador or representative you can get involved with events and networking in your country or region by leading alumni engagement locally, sharing insights and experiences with prospective students at open days and exhibitions, and supporting our international and recruitment teams. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Organise a reunion
We often receive requests from graduates who would like to get together with the friends they made here. The Alumni Office can help you plan and promote an event to suit your requirements. If you are interested in organising an event on campus, or in a different location, please email email@example.com for more details.
Giving to Bradford
There are a range of opportunities for you to make a financial gift. You can give to the University to advance our research, enable student access to higher education, reward student excellence, or to support your academic faculty. There are many ways to get involved and we would love to tell you more. Visit the Giving to Bradford website for more details about the opportunities to give.
Email the Alumni and Development Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)1274 23 5179 for more information or to discuss making a donation.
Other ways to get involved
There are many other ways you can remain actively involved with your alma mater. Find a way that works for you and get connected.