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Alumni benefits

Library access and electronic resources

With an alumni card, alumni may access the Northampton Square Library, Cass Learning Resource CentreThe City Law School Library (Gray's Inn Place). This is for reference only. If you would like to borrow any books you will need to complete this online form. Please note there is a charge for this service.

Senate House Library

Alumni who graduated from 2016 onwards have access to the Library at Senate House for private study and non-commercial research only. Alumni must pay the alumni membership rate and will need to show a valid alumni card when applying to the Library for the first time. You will also be asked to provide your degree certificate on your first visit.

To learn more about the alumni membership rate at Senate House, please visit the University of London Alumni page.

Electronic resources

Remote electronic resources

For access to:

Please log in to access the electronic resources. If you do not have log in details, then please register first. After you log in, please go to the Library Services page, where you will find the designated links for each electronic resource.

If you are a Cass alumnus, please follow the instructions on the Cass Alumni website.

Please note it may take up to 48 hours to process a new sign-up request.

Electronic resources on campus

You may use the 'walk-in' service, to access specific electronic databases at the Northampton Square Library and the Cass Business School Library. This access is currently only available on one computer at each site. If you have any queries please email

Please note that if you would like to access the electronic resources at the Cass Business School Library you need to book the computer in advance by calling +44 (0)207 040 8787.

Computers in the library

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer access to computers in the library. However, you can access the Wi-Fi connection as a guest, on your own device, by requesting a password from the Library Help Desk.

City research online

Research produced by City’s academics and research students, including journal articles, conference papers, books and doctoral theses, are available online at

Alumni Union

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We have partnered with alumni benefit provider Alumni Union, who offers group discounts on private medical insurance, foreign exchange, premium airport lounge passes, and more. Alumni Union is a free members-only buying club. You will need to sign up to receive deals and offers.

Alumni merchandise

Official university merchandise is available to purchase from the City Student's Union shop.

If you experience any issues when making a purchase, including problems with delivery please contact City Student's Union shop.

Graduation souvenirs

Campus Clothing will be selling a range of personalised t-shirts and hoodies, printed with your name and those of your fellow classmates on the back. A perfect memento of your time at City! To order your merchandise, please visit the Campus Clothing website.

Official City, University of London graduation jewellery will be on offer from Annotated Studios. Individually crafted, each piece is designed to be as personal as your time at City, blending your individual accomplishment with the history of your institution. For a preview, and to order your jewellery online please visit Annotated Studios.

If you do not wish for your name to appear on City graduation merchandise, please email

Graduate Loyalty Discount

We offer City graduates a Graduate Loyalty Discount of at least 10% on tuition fees when applying for one of over 150 postgraduate courses.

Our Graduate Loyalty Discount is an institution-wide initiative that extends across all Schools.

If you are applying for a postgraduate research degree you will benefit from a discount of 10% on the full cost of your tuition fees.

The City Law School, the School of Arts & Social Sciences, the School of Health Sciences and the School of Mathematics, Computer Science & Engineering offer the Graduate Loyalty Discount in addition to any scholarship students may benefit from. For the Cass Business School, we regret that this scheme cannot be used in conjunction with any other sponsorship, scholarship or bursary scheme or by students financed by their employer.

Please note that the discount can only be applied to tuition fees and cannot be used to cover any other course-related expenses (e.g. residential costs, materials or membership fees).


To be eligible for the Graduate Loyalty Discount you must have successfully completed one of the following at City:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Postgraduate degree
  • A period of study as a Study Abroad Student or Erasmus+ exchange student

Please note the discount does not apply to students who have completed any of our short courses.

How to apply

To apply you will need to be accepted into your intended course of study and to meet all the normal academic admissions criteria for the relevant course at City, University of London.

At the point of application you are required to inform the Admissions Office that you are a City graduate. No additional documentation should be required. If you are accepted into the course and successfully enrol, your invoice for fees will then be reduced by the appropriate amount.

If you have any queries, please contact the relevant Admissions Office for your course of interest. Download Schools' Admissions Office contact list

SASS Dean’s Alumni Scheme 2019/20

The School of Arts and Social Sciences will be increasing the 10% Tuition Fee Graduate Loyalty Discount for all undergraduate students graduating in 2019 who achieve a 2:1 or a First Class Honours degree from City, University of London and would like to take up study on a select number of postgraduate courses for which they are eligible. Graduates from 2018 will also be eligible.

Graduates with a 2:1 Honours degree will now get a 20% discount on their postgraduate tuition fees while graduates with a First Class Honours degree will get a 30% discount. To see which course you are eligible for please click here.

Any student from the School of Arts and Social Sciences who is on course for a 2:1 or First Class Honours degree will also receive an unconditional offer from the School for postgraduate study.


  1. Unconditional offers will be sent to all current SASS third year undergraduates who are predicted to achieve a 2.1 or higher. This will be based on a weighted average of their marks to date (following PRD1, year 3).
  2. Applicants will have to select from a list of courses they are eligible for according to their discipline and provide a personal statement.
  3. Applicants do not need to achieve a particular degree classification but they do need to graduate from the programme with Honours for the unconditional offer to be valid
  4. Any City student graduating in either 2018 or 2019 from an undergraduate degree will be offered the Dean’s Alumni Scheme if they successfully enrol on one of the programmes in the scheme and achieve a 2.1 or a First class honours degree
  5. The fee reduction will be 10% for those achieving a 2.1 (in addition to the 10% University alumni discount) or 20% for those achieving a 1st class (in addition to the 10% University alumni discount).
  6. The programmes included in the Dean’s Alumni Scheme are listed in Appendix A.
  7. All other Postgraduate programmes in the School are not eligible for the enhanced discount
  8. Only students from SASS will be included in the unconditional offer scheme but 2018 and 2019 undergraduate alumni from any School will be eligible for the Dean’s Alumni Scheme
  9. The reduction will be applied to the second instalment of fees
  10. The Dean’s Alumni Scheme is only available to undergraduate students graduating in 2018 or 2019. Previous alumni are not eligible

Appendix A- List of Courses included in the Dean's Alumni Scheme

MSc Business Economics                                                                   MA International Politics
MSc Development Economics                                                            MA International Politics and Human Rights
MSc Economics                                                                                  MA Media and Communications
MSc Economics Evaluation in Healthcare                                          MA Culture, Policy and Management
MSc Financial Economics                                                                   MSc Research Methods
MSc Health Economics                                                                       MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice
MSc International Business Economics                                              MA Creative Writing and Publishing
MA International Journalism                                                               MA Publishing
MA Diplomacy and Foreign Policy                                                      MA International Publishing
MA Global Political Economy                                                              MA English
MA International Communications & Development

Lifelong email

If you graduated from 2013 onwards you can keep your email address for life.

If you have forgotten the password for your City email account please contact the IT Helpdesk on 020 7040 8181 or by completing the online form. You will need to select the "Log a call without a City account" option in order to contact IT.


CitySport is our sport and fitness centre featuring state-of-the-art gym equipment. With an alumni card, alumni can benefit from a discounted membership of £32 per month.

CitySport features:

  • 120 new fitness stations delivered in partnership with Matrix Fitness
  • A free weight area
  • Olympic-sized courts for a variety of team, solo and class sports.

To find out more please visit or contact the CitySport Team.

City Sight

As a City alumnus you are entitled to free sight tests and a discount of up to 20% off a complete pair of glasses (frames and lenses) at City Sight.

For more information, please visit City Sight.

To book your appointment please call 020 7040 8338 or email Please note appointments are only available during term time.


Get a 10% discount on any parking space booked via across the UK. You will need to use the promotional code UNICITYCASS10 to get this offer when booking a parking space.


AwesomeTrip is an online hotel booking site that offers the lowest rates worldwide. They work closely with 90,000 hotels and some of the world’s largest travel consortiums to negotiate the lowest prices which they then pass on to their customers. AwesomeTrip are offering a further discount of 5-30% for City Alumni.