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Alumni Cards

Alumni Cards must be picked up on campus

  • Due to the alumni card only being useful for accessing campus, we no longer offer alumni card mailouts. You must come and collect your alumni card at UWL Ealing Campus. Please do not apply for an alumni card unless you intend to come to campus soon.
  • Please note, in order to maintain security, you must be in possession of a valid alumni card to access campus. To avoid disappointment, apply around two weeks in advance of your visit to campus, as it will take a while for your card to be processed and printed. If you are not local to London, we would recommend you pick up your card at campus reception when you intend to visit campus.

Last Updated 28/01/2022

Stay connected to UWL by applying for an alumni card. Cards are free and remain valid for five years, after which time you can apply for a free replacement card. See below the Alumni card benefits and the application form to apply.

Please read the Terms and Conditions before applying for an Alumni Card.

The main purpose of the alumni card is to allow alumni access to general areas of the UWL Campus and The Library.

Need a quiet place to do some work or studying? Why not use your university's library as an alum of UWL? Simply apply for your free alumni card below. You can even take out up to 4 books on a 1 week loan from the library, renewable up to 6 times, should you desire to do some academic reading.

Please note, in order to maintain security, you must be in possession of a valid alumni card to access campus.

Please also note that the alumni card will not grant you access to restricted areas of the campus, such as the Lady Byron Basement or the Paragon Music Studios.

The University of West London runs a shuttle bus service in West London, free of charge for students, staff and alumni card holders. The regular bus service operates between:

> Paragon House (Brentford) Campus - Forecourt

> South Ealing Station (Piccadilly Line)

> St Marys Road (Ealing) Campus

> Ealing Broadway Station (Central, District Lines & National Rail) - Stop D

For free travel on the shuttle bus, you will need to hold a valid Alumni Card.

Click here to view live departures or the latest timetable for the shuttle bus.

Pillars Restaurant is The London Geller College of Hospitality and Tourism's award-winning training restaurant. Our students, training in fine food and dining, will cook and serve you delicious meals from around the world.

Pillars is open Tuesday to Friday for lunch and Thursday and Friday for dinner within term time. Reservations are highly recommended.

University of West London Alumni receive a 10% discount on any lunchtime or dinner reservation from Tuesday-Friday at Pillars restaurant, the perfect way to cap-off a visit to the UWL Ealing campus. Just mention that you’re a UWL alumnus at time of booking.

For reservations call: 0208 231 2200, email: pillars@uwl.ac.uk or book online.

UWL is proud to include a brand-new fitness facility run by the Students' Union, consisting of two state-of-the-art gyms, two large fitness studios and spacious changing facilities.

Membership of the UWL Sport and Fitness Centre includes free access to a range of fitness classes which cater to every level of skill and ability.

Alumni are now eligible for a preferential rate when signing up for an annual membership.

To be eligible for this benefit, you must hold a valid Alumni Card.

Click Here to sign up to the UWLSU Sport & Fitness Centre.

UWL graduates are eligible for a 20% discount on the hire of meeting rooms, dance studios, or conference and kitchen facilities. For further information visit uwl.ac.uk/hire or email external.hire@uwl.ac.uk, quoting your Alumni Card number (the number on the card that starts with 400).

To be eligible for this benefit, you must hold a valid Alumni Card.

Click Here for more information on venue hire at UWL.

The London College of Music hold regular live events, where music students put on professional shows for the benefit of students, staff and alumni. As an alum, LCM Live offer discounts to alumni card holders wishing to purchase tickets.

To be eligible for this benefit, you must hold a valid Alumni Card.

Click Here to see the latest LCM Live shows.


Application Form

As of 2022, you can now only receive an alumni card by picking it up in person at UWL Ealing Campus, St Marys Road Reception. Please read the confirmation email we will send you to see when you can pickup your card. This has been done to prevent unnecessary card applications, as an Alumni Card is only meant to be for Campus Access & Library Books. Please tick the box below to confirm you have read and understood this before proceeding with the application.
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In order to process your alumni card, we require an ID photo. If you have graduated in the last 5 years and we have your student photo on record, you can select to use this. If not or you do not wish to you use this image, you will be required to email us a photo at alumni@uwl.ac.uk. Please refer to the image guidelines in the email you receive once you submit the application form.
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Alumni Card Request
Alumni Cards are free of charge
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Collect your alumni card at our Ealing Campus once it is ready. UWL Alumni Cards are valid for a five year period and must be renewed at the end of this period. A fee may be levied for replacement cards.