Answers to some of the most popular
questions we are asked about alumni.
What is an alumnus or
An alumnus is a male graduate or former
student and an alumna is a female graduate or former student.
“Alumni” is the plural referring to graduates of both sexes. You
automatically become a member of the UWE Alumni Network when you
complete a course or programme with UWE. We don’t use the term
graduate as not all UWE alumni are graduates.
How can I obtain a copy of my award
How can I obtain a copy of my
transcript/certificate of credit?
You can apply for a replacement
transcript/certificate of credit on the Corporate and Academic
Services website. View the
guidance notes and application form
How can I get careers
UWE alumni who left within the last three years
can access all services offered by UWE Careers free of
charge. UWE alumni who graduated more than three
years ago are entitled to a 50% discount for career
coaching through the
UWE Careers ProfessionalPlus service. Please see the UWE Careers webpage for further details.
You can also access our web-based mynetwork directory to learn
about different careers from the perspective of UWE alumni, develop
contacts within specific industries and discover new job
opportunities. Go to the mynetwork
page for more information and to register for a password.
How do I get in touch with my
friends from UWE?
Go to the Find Your Friends
and provide us with as much information as possible. If
we've got a current address for them, we'll let them know that
you're trying to contact them. Due to the Data Protection Act
(1998) we are unable to divulge any addresses directly to a third
I'd like to organise a reunion: can
We can advise you on arranging a venue,
mailing lists and accommodation. If you've got an idea for a
reunion let us know and we’ll try to help. Go to the Reunions
for more information.
I'm an employer, how do I get a
reference or confirmation of a student's achievement?
To obtain a reference or confirmation that a
job applicant has completed a course at UWE, you should put your
request in writing to the Student Information Request Team via
request should include the name of the award claimed together with
the year of completion, plus the full name of the student at time
of study and their date of birth. Please note that you must obtain
written consent from the job applicant.
I'm an employer, how can I advertise
job vacancies to UWE alumni?
Advertise jobs, placements, work
experience, internships and volunteering
for students and graduates with our
free online system, UWE infoHub
jobs registered at UWE are also shared with other universities in
the South West of England. For more information, visit our
I've completed my studies, how long
can I access my UWE accounts for?
MyUWE account access
Access to your myUWE account closes 42 days after you
achieve your award (the date that is recorded on the
student records system). After that time, you can continue to
access your UWE Live mail through the email system 'Office 365'.
This can be accessed through the Live mail link.
UWE Live e-mail account access
Log in with your UWE user ID and UWE network password. You have
access to your Live mail account for 12 months after you achieve
your award, and will be notified before the account is due to