Wherever your journey as a member of the Cranfield alumni community takes you, the Cranfield alumni team is on that journey with you – whatever your next steps may be. We can support you with career development advice, networking, lifelong learning, discounts, and more. Here’s how you can get involved and benefit from our ongoing support.
Careers advice and support
The value of your Cranfield education extends beyond your time with us, especially when it comes to your career development.
As a Cranfield alumnus/a, you have free lifelong access to a range of career resources to help you continue your education and enhance your career. The range of support offered has been created to support you at different points in your career journey. So whether you've just graduated, you’re in a career transition or you’re looking to get ahead, there is an option for you.
Our career service is a bespoke service, tailored to your individual needs; and can include both face-to-face coaching and remote support. You can also watch online video tutorials on topics such as ‘Our Guide to LinkedIn and ‘Writing a winning CV and covering letter￼, or read articles such as ‘Five tips for job hunting in a crisis’.
Build your social and professional networks by making connections with fellow alumni around the world. Our events listing page includes a range of events from informal pub nights to conferences. Our international communities also organise a variety of events and activities that are open to all Cranfield alumni.
Check out our events page for a current event listing.
The Cranfield Alumni Webinar Series provides alumni with the opportunity to engage with Cranfield’s activities and expertise through a range of interactive online sessions with Cranfield faculty. Recent webinars have included ‘Cyber leadership: Thinking beyond ‘Bits and Bytes’ and into economic value’, ‘Leading in a crisis’ and ‘Building sustainable businesses’.
We have one of the sector’s leading online alumni libraries, and there are several ways you can use it:
- Prepare for a job interview
- Conduct market research
- Access company information
- Stay up-to-date in your field of study or industry
- Learn a new skill.
Your Alumni Library Online gives you quick and easy access to quality information resources all in one place, specifically tailored to meet your career development needs as an alumnus. You can read a variety of journals, company profiles, industry and country reports, case studies, book reviews and interviews with leading industry figures.
Discounts on lifelong learning
Whether you're a recent graduate, looking to rise through the ranks of your current employer, or progress in your wider industry you can extend and widen your knowledge with discounts across our range of professional development and executive education courses.
Alternatively, you may be interested in studying for an executive degree such as a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). We are also able to offer graduates discounts on these courses.
Your alumni community helps you stay in touch with classmates and friends from your days at Cranfield. You can meet them at events or on online webinars, we can support you with organising a reunion, and you can use the Alumni Directory to keep in touch.
In addition, whether you’re living and working in a country or just playing a flying visit you can connect with one of our international communities. We have over 30 communities around the globe and they often arrange meet-ups and events.
Stay in touch after graduation
Remember you can benefit by staying in touch and being part of the Cranfield community for life. So log in to your alumni portal today, update your contact details, and get more from your Cranfield education.
And if it’s been a while since you graduated, don’t worry it’s never too late to start tapping into your alumni services and benefits.
We look forward to seeing where your journey takes you!