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Learn some Latin

Win a Kindle FireEver heard the term alumni before? It's the plural form of alumnus, roughly meaning 'graduate' or 'former student'. The Cardiff Alumni Network is open to everyone who studied at Cardiff University, with over 130,000 members so far, and you're one of the newest.

Lifelong membership is automatic and free. Join our professional and social groups and events; keep in touch with University developments through our bi-annual magazine and the Cardiff Connect e-newsletter; and take advantage of job advertisements and the careers service at Cardiff.

Alumnus, n. Etymology of 'Alumnus': Latin. al-ére, to nourish… 'The nurseling or pupil of any school, university or other seat of learning. Also, a graduate or former student.' (Oxford English Dictionary) … So now you know!


Login or visit our FAQs page to discover how to:

  • Join regional and online networking groups, and attend events worldwide
  • Get your Alumni Membership Card and an Alumni Cardiff University email address
  • Access libraries, sports, and other facilities on campus
  • Find out how to get copies of your transcript or certificate, receive an academic reference or an old syllabus, and help your employer apply for degree verification
  • Get in touch with a friend you've lost touch with from University
  • Send a job advert for the attention of Cardiff graduates