Alumni: Welcome to the Gateway at Sheffield University Management School.

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Welcome back

A warm welcome back to all of our Sheffield University Management School alumni (former students), and congratulations to our 2016-17 graduates. As soon as you graduate, you become a member of SUMS alumni, for life. Your interests and involvement with the Management School as an alumnus may vary throughout your career, but we aim to make your alumni experience a worthwhile and enjoyable one.

Here you will find out how to keep in touch with us and with fellow alumni, about alumni reunions and networking events, opportunities for professional development, how to work with and support our students and about getting involved in other activities at the Management School. For more information about the University of Sheffield alumni services click here.

Benefits and services

Keep in touch

We aim to make it as easy as possible for you to stay in touch with us, and each other, once you have completed your studies at the Management School. Find out more about how you can stay in touch.

Catalyst magazine

Catalyst is the Magazine for Sheffield University Management School alumni. We hope you enjoy reading it! We are always happy to hear your stories to feature in future editions, so please get in touch.

Alumni reunions and networks

Our global network of Management School alumni now has more than 10,000 members across over 100 countries, and we are continuing to grow year on year. Find out more about alumni events around the world.

Careers and business support

As a graduate you have access to careers support from the School and University for three years after graduation. There is also on-going support for your business and start-up needs.

Professional development

At the Management School, we know how important it is to stay ahead of your game. The extra benefits you receive as a Management School alumnus are therefore designed to enhance your professional and personal development.

Further support

As well as the benefits and support available to you from the Management School, you also have access to the wider services available to you as an alumnus of the University of Sheffield.

Supporting our students

Host a Masters student project

As an alumnus, this a chance for you to provide students with the opportunity to build upon their CV and gain experience of working on real business issues, helping them prepare for work in the graduate market.

Provide a student placement

A placement is when a student takes employment in a job role (usually paid) during their study time at Sheffield. There are different types of placement opportunities to suit your business need.

Engage on campus

Students can learn a lot from engaging with alumni on campus. Campus activity such as careers events and guest talks provides students with the chance to ask questions and to find out more about the career paths that Management alumni take.


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