Further Your StudiesGrow with SGS and benefit from our exclusive discounts and Alumni Bursary
Download our latest full- and part-time prospectuses here, along with our application forms. Annual discounts are available on selected programmes of study. Check back here and look out for emails detailing our latest offers.
SGS Alumni Benefits
Discover the benefits and support available when you join the SGS Alumni Network.
Take advantage of this alumni-exclusive offer and get your learning journey off to a flying start. (This amount is to be paid in three installments over the first year of study only. Failure to complete the course may result in the bursary having to be repaid. Please refer to our HE Bursary Policy for terms and conditions.) The bursary cannot be used in conjunction with any other college bursary.
Treat yourself all year round with beauty and hair discounts available across all SGS salons. Enjoy 20% off treatments and 10% off products. Call Envy at SGS Filton on 0117 909 2319 or Envy at SGS Stroud on 01453 761265, or feel free to pop in and speak to a member of staff.
Alumni members can access college sites to use the sports and gym facilities for a further 12 months after graduation. Access to Alumni members is available on Mondays 4:30–5:30 pm at SGS Stroud and Wednesdays 6:30–7:30 pm at SGS WISE. (Terms and conditions apply.)
Can we help you with work placements? Advice and guidance are available from our Work Placement Team. Why not volunteer in an ambassador-based role? Gain experience and knowledge, make new friends and give back to your college.
Alumni can benefit from discounted performances throughout the year in our very own Olympus Theatre. Please check the website and look out for emails detailing the latest performances.
12 months' access post-graduation to this handy website, which will list various local vacancies and include any positions available across SGS College.
Alumni can take advantage of professional advice from our dedicated Careers Team.
Special discounts are offered throughout the year to Alumni members on selected courses.
Benefit from on-site facilities and resources across our campuses.
Stay linked in even when your studies have finished at SGS.
Please contact your personal tutor in the first instance. Email the relevant department directly to request the reference (it is good practice to include some details of your time at SGS to remind them who you are). If you're unsure who to contact, please get in touch with the Alumni Team, who will be happy to help.
An alumnus is a male graduate or former student, and an alumna is a female graduate or former student. 'Alumni' is the plural, referring to graduates of both sexes. You automatically become a member of the SGS Alumni Network when you complete a course or programme with us.
SGS Alumni members benefit from Learner Services careers advice for a further 12 months, available across our SGS Filton and Stroud campuses.
If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact us via [email protected]
Life After SGS
Our Alumni profiles show the many paths that some of our former SGS learners have taken. If you have an interesting story to tell us, please get in touch. We would love to hear about your life after SGS!
Organising a reunion? Ask the Alumni Team to help, whether you have plans to get together with a group of friends or the whole of your cohort. We can help with the venue, catering and entertainment, as well as locating former lecturers and members of staff.
Check back here regularly to view the events noticeboard, where all departmental and whole college events will be listed.
Get Involved at SGS
As a member of the Alumni Network, there are many opportunities in which you can get involved and support the College. If you are interested in any of the options below, please get in touch with the Alumni Team at [email protected]
Spare some time to share your professional experience and expertise with a learner.
Host a stand at a careers fair, volunteer as a speaker or sit on a judging panel at one of our shows.
Help learners become work ready, including teaching interview techniques and CV writing.
From short placements to longer-term experiences, if you can help our learners, please get in touch.
Enable learners to gain specialist knowledge linked to your organisation and apply this to their programme of study.
Give learners real-life industry examples and material to learn from.
Support learners' understanding of a particular topic and enhance learning.
Donate to SGS today and help transform learners tomorrow
Your support and donations will help us to enhance the facilities and experiences that help the next generation achieve their potential. Funding will help individuals where it is most needed and open up doors to education and further learning. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact the Alumni Team on 0117 915 2420 or email [email protected]