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Networks and groups

Networks and groups

Our groups are designed to help you connect with fellow alumni and develop in your career. The groups offer opportunities to network with graduates in your local area, or with those who share similar interests.

BU alumni in the capital

Group talkingThis group is designed to bring together BU alumni now living and working in London. We are currently planning our first London-based event for summer 2019. This will include an opportunity to network and hear from a guest speaker. We will be using feedback from the event to shape a future programme.

To hear about London events please complete our online alumni details form and tick the ‘university and alumni events’ box within the preferences section. Be sure to also tick ‘email’ as a means of contact.

Chinese alumni group

Chinese football alumniWe have an active alumni network in China, made up of around 300 graduates. Events included dinners and social activities, all led by our China Country Manager and supported by volunteer alumni.

Events take place in the following cities:

  • Beijing
  • Shanghai
  • Chengdu
  • Guangzhou
  • Wuhan

Find out more about a recent series of alumni networking dinners. To get involved please complete our online alumni details form and tick the ‘university and alumni events’ box within the preferences section. Be sure to also tick ‘email’ as a means of contact.

Dorset alumni group

Bournemouth beachThis group exists to connect BU alumni who stay and build their careers in the region. It was launched in 2018 with a business breakfast event at AFC Bournemouth. Following feedback from attendees, we are now running two events a year - in September and April - to provide opportunities to network and hear from guest speakers.

To hear about future events please complete our online alumni details form and tick the ‘university and alumni events’ box within the preferences section. Be sure to also tick ‘email’ as a means of contact.

Taiwanese alumni group

Group talking in parkOur Taiwanese alumni group is new for 2019. We plan to hold two events during the year, in Taipei and Kaohsiung. The events are being designed with support from locally based alumni. They will be largely sociable and designed to help Taiwanese alumni from any year or subject of study to get together and share their experiences. To find out more please complete our online alumni details form and tick the ‘university and alumni events’ box within the preferences section. Be sure to also tick ‘email’ as a means of contact.

SportBU

Sport on the beachIf sport was a key part of your university experience, you can stay connected via the SportBU alumni group. By signing up, you will receive the weekly e-newsletter ‘The Huddle’ during term times. This provides the latest TeamBU news, fixtures and results. In time, we hope to develop the group to include opportunities to meet and compete with current students. To sign up, complete our online alumni details form and tick to receive ‘SportBU news via The Huddle weekly e-newsletter’ within the preferences section.