Enjoy exclusive benefits

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As a Bristol graduate, you can still enjoy a range of benefits after you leave University, including gym and library membership and discounted hotel accommodation.

Use the gym and swimming pool

Why pay expensive gym fees when you can use the University's sports facilities for just under £7 a week? You (and your family) can apply for Associate Sports Membership which allows you to use the new Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health, the Coombe Dingle Sports complex and the swimming pool at the Students' Union.

Use the library

You can use the University Library for reading and reference free of charge or pay an annual subscription fee to borrow books. Apply online, or telephone +44 (0)117 928 8003 for more information.

Become an Associate Member of the Students' Union

For an annual fee, you can become an Associate Member of the Students' Union. You'll retain your right to join clubs and societies, make use of the Students' Union facilities (excluding the swimming pool) and access events. 

Use University accommodation

Looking to come back to Bristol over the summer? Then make the most of a 10 per cent discount on a self-catering University flat in Goldney Hall in Clifton. Find out more from the University Accommodation Office.

Exclusive hotel discounts

You can also enjoy discounts on hotel accommodation too.

Berkeley Square Hotel offers a discounted rate to Bristol alumni throughout the year, ranging from £104 to £134 per room per night, including breakfast. Book by calling +44 (0)117 925 4000 or online, quoting 'Alumni Association University of Bristol' at the time of booking.

There are also special rates at the Berkeley Suites, Bristol's new luxury serviced apartments, at a rate of £165.50 to £178 per suite per night, room only. Quote 'Alumni Association University of Bristol' at the time of booking.

The Clifton Hotel offers discounted rooms to Bristol alumni ranging from £71.50 to £94 per room per night, including breakfast. Call +44 (0)117 973 6882 and quote 'Alumni Association University of Bristol' to book.

The Rodney Hotel offers discounted rooms to Bristol alumni ranging from £74 to £95 per room per night, including breakfast. Call +44 (0)117 973 5422 and quote 'Alumni Association University of Bristol' to book. 

The Washington Hotel offers discounted rooms to Bristol alumni ranging from £55.50 to £67 per room per night, including breakfast. Call +44 (0)1179 733 980 and quote 'Alumni Association University of Bristol' to book. 

The Bristol Royal Marriott also aoffers a discounted rate to Bristol alumni throughout the year, ranging from £112 - £122 per room per night, including breakfast. Quote 'UBK' if booking online or 'UVBA' if booking by telephone on +44 (0)117 925 5100. 

Hold a conference

If you'd like to hold a meeting or a reunion at the University, you can use the University conference facilities.

Become a Friend of the University's Botanic Garden

For £20 a year, you can enjoy privileged access to the University's Botanic Garden and seasonal guided tours. You'll also receive the garden's seed list, and will be able to choose ten free packets a year. Please contact nicholas.wray@bristol.ac.uk for more information, or telephone +44 (0)117 973 3682.

Become a member of the Theatre Collection

The University Theatre Collection is an internationally renowned research centre and has recently become a fully registered museum. From as little as £10 a year, you can become a Friend of the Collection, to receive regular newsletters, and invites to events such as theatre trips and back-stage tours.