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Welcome to your Alumni Network

A place to stay connected to your university for inspiration, professional development and learning.

One community. Infinite possibilities.

You are part of a thriving global alumni network of individuals. They each share your passion for Newcastle, your experience of being a student and your aspirations as a graduate.

This exclusive network offers you access to a wealth of professional and personal development opportunities and connections throughout your life.

Make the most of your community by attending our events and keeping up with our regular news and communications. You can also take advantage of the benefits and resources on offer to you as a Newcastle graduate.

Alumni news and events

Recent graduate publishes debut dystopian thriller following completion of Creative Writing MA

English Literature and Creative Writing alumna Sally Grey has recently celebrated the publication of her first novel, Fertile Ground, a story that began life on campus while Sally was completing her Master’s.

Meet the Class of 1944 alumnus who dedicated his career to supporting deaf children

Dr Geoffrey Chaytor, who graduated in Medicine from King’s College in 1944, spent his career supporting young children and babies with hearing difficulties and lobbied the government to provide these children with a quality education. This is his story.

Valentine’s Day: Alumni love stories from the past 6 decades

We *love* love, don’t you? To celebrate Valentine’s Day 2024, we asked our alumni community to share the tale of how they met their significant other on campus. In this blog, you can read our favourites!

Connect: Convocation 2024

Convocation 2024 will take place on 12-13 July 2024, with an exciting weekend of special events. More information will be shared nearer the time, but for now please save the date!

Date Time Location
Friday 12 - Saturday 13 July 2024 TBC TBC

INSIGHTS Public Lectures

Newcastle alumni are invited to these free lectures on campus, showcasing the best thinkers of today.

Date Time Location
Lectures will take place on campus every week during term-time (24 January - 16 May 2024) 17:30 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University NE1 7RY

Live Music in the King's Hall

Organised by the International Centre for Music Studies, events in the Live Music programme take place every Thursday. Lunchtime concerts are free and open to all.

Date Time Location
Live performances typically take place on Thursdays in term-time (February - May 2024) Lunchtime concerts begin at 13:15, student performances at 16:00 King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University NE1 7RU

Develop: Overcoming Cultural Differences

This webinar forms part of a series of lunchtime workshops during NCL in Action 2024, where you can learn from industry leaders in your alumni community about how to overcome some of the most common barriers to career progression.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 6 March 2024 12:30 - 13:30 (GMT) Online via Zoom

Develop: Imposter Syndrome

This webinar forms part of a series of lunchtime workshops during NCL in Action 2024, where you can learn from industry leaders in your alumni community about how to overcome some of the most common barriers to career progression.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 13 March 2024 12:30 - 13:30 (GMT) Online via Zoom

Develop: Financial Empowerment & Wellbeing

This webinar forms part of a series of lunchtime workshops during NCL in Action 2024, where you can learn from industry leaders in your alumni community about how to overcome some of the most common barriers to career progression.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 20 March 2024 12:30 - 13:30 (GMT) Online via Zoom

Connect: PARTNERS Reunion

We're celebrating almost 25 years of our ground-breaking PARTNERS programme as part of NCL in Action 2024.

Date Time Location
Friday 1 March 2024 18:00 - 21:00 (GMT) King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Late 'n' Live: A live music quiz

An alternative night out hosted by alumni-founded business, Marisam Events

Date Time Location
Saturday 2 March 2024 19:30 - 23:30 The Grove, 1 St. Michael's Road, Byker

New York Alumni Network event

Connect with fellow alumni in New York City at an informal gathering hosted by the New York Alumni Network.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 28 February 2024 18:00 - 20:00 (local time) Bergamo's, 26 Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd and 44th Streets, New York, NY 10017

From Campus to Capital - Our London Journeys

Have you ever considered pursuing a life in London? Join the London Alumni Network for an online event to explore the ins and outs of city life!

Date Time Location
Thursday 21 March 2024 18:30 - 19:30 (GMT) Online via Zoom

Creative Careers 2024

Are you thinking about a career in the creative sector? Find out more about the exciting programme of events organised by the Careers Service.

Date Time Location
28 - 29 February 2024 Various times throughout the day Newcastle University campus

Speed networking workshop and event

Develop your networking skills or help your fellow alumni to develop theirs!

Date Time Location
Thursday 14 March 2024 17:30 - 20:00 (GMT) Stephenson Building, Newcastle University

NCL in Action 2024 Launch Day

Join us on Friday 1 March 2024 at St James' Park, Newcastle to officially kickstart NCL in Action 2024 - 'Moving On Up: Empowering our communities to reach their potential' or you can register to join us virtually.

Date Time Location
Friday 1 March 2024 12:00 - 17:30 (GMT) St. James' Park, Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4ST

Paris alumni social event

Calling all alumni based in Paris! The United Kingdom Alumni Network (UKAN) will be hosting a social event and would love to see you there.

Date Time Location
Thursday 22 February 2024 Drop in from 7pm onwards Le Relais Odéon Café, 132 Bd Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris, France

Rivalry Weekend: Newcastle University V Bradford Dragons

Support Newcastle University's Basketball Team as they take on their nearest rivals in an NBL1 showdown!

Date Time Location
Saturday 2 March 2024 14:00 - 16:30 (GMT) Newcastle University Sport & Fitness Centre