With an alumni card, alumni may access the Northampton Square Library, Cass Learning Resource Centre, The City Law School Library (Gray's Inn Place) and The City Law School Library (Northampton Square). 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 now 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. To learn more about the alumni membership rate at Senate House, please visit the University of London Alumni page.
*Please note this is only available to alumni who graduated from 2016 onwards. You will be asked to provide your degree certificate on your first visit.
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. If you have any queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 openaccess.city.ac.uk.
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.
Ask Alumni is a password protected database where you can contact senior alumni or become an online mentor to students and recent graduates.
Your profile will include the following information:
1. Course studied
2. Year graduated
3. Job title
5. Notes on area of career experience
Based on this information, an alumnus or student can search and make contact with an Ask Alumni mentor using the automated system. The mentor's e-mail address is NOT shown at this stage. Ask Alumni mentors then decide whether or not they can help and, if so, how they would like to proceed.
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
If you graduated from 2013 onwards you can keep your @city.ac.uk 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.
- 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.
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 email@example.com. Please note appointments are only available during term time.