Our programs and benefits

We offer a broad array of programs and benefits to connect you to personal and professional networks and keep you updated on our activities.

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Delivered to your door twice a year the Sydney Alumni Magazine (SAM) celebrates the University community - those who follow their passions and inspire others. SAM is complemented by SAM Extra, an interactive monthly e-newsletter distributed via email on the first week of each month.

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Host a student

The Welcome to Sydney program connects alumni with our international students. Help us introduce our international students to some of the people and places that make Sydney one of the best cities in the world.

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Alumni Awards

Every day our alumni are making a difference. Our annual Alumni Awards program honours the achievements of alumni who are established in their careers and those who have recently finished their studies.

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Discounted short courses

Continue studying with a 10 percent discount on enrolments with the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE). From astronomy to winemaking, and everything in between, there’s sure to be a course for you.

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Sydney Ideas

Alumni are entitled to one free ticket to any event in our outstanding Sydney Ideas program, in which leading thinkers speaker to the wider University community.

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Library membership

All new alumni are entitled to free membership of the University library for 12 months, and all alumni receive discounted membership rates.

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Sydney Talent

Gain privileged early access to the University's pipeline of intelligent, motivated, high achieving students and graduates to work for you or your organisation via Sydney talent.

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Venue hire

Featuring state of the art lecture theatres, auditoriums, historic sandstone architecture and impressive grounds, the University contains some of Sydney’s most iconic venues available for hire. To take advantage of these locations at a discounted rate visit the venue hire website.

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Discount travel

We offer exclusive deals with some of the world’s favourite airlines, hotels, resorts and tour providers.

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Discount car hire

Thrifty Car Rental offers you special discount rates in Australia and New Zealand for private rentals, along with substantially reduced rates for liability excess.

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Set an iconic University of Sydney photo as your desktop background.

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Mentor University staff

The Sydney Women’s Mentor Program offers tailored career development support to female staff at the University to enable acceleration into leadership positions.

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Become a Sydney ambassador

As a recent gradate who has lived the Sydney experience, help the next generation of students by becoming an International Student Recruitment Ambassador.