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A Warm Welcome to the Barking & Dagenham College Alumni Association

Alumni Association

Keep in touch

We are very keen to keep in touch and involve all our former students in the continuing success of Barking & Dagenham College.

If you have previously studied with us or are about to complete a course, sign up to our Alumni Association FREE today and start receiving fantastic benefits.

What does the Barking & Dagenham College Alumni Association mean for you?

By joining our Alumni Association you get lots of great benefits, including:

  • Have fun
    Reconnect, meet old friends and socialise. Make sure you let us have your up-to-date contact details so we can invite you to our top events, including seminars, experience days, reunions and much more.

  • Get ahead in the world of work
    Networking is vital in today’s business world. Our Alumni Association enables you to network with other former students and staff, so that you raise your visibility, increase your self-confidence and widen your business contacts.
  • Be in the know
    Keep up to date with our latest news and events by signing up to our e-newsletter.
  • Technology and resources at your fingertips
    Alumni members can use our Rush Green Campus Learning Resource Centre and Library for free. You can borrow books and DVDs, and use our computers.
  • Start your own business 

    Visit The POD, our entrepreneurial zone based within our Rush Green Campus, and get top advice on how to start your own business. The POD regularly runs courses, workshops and seminars which cover hot entrepreneurial and business topics. You can also get information on start-up business loans.

  • Great discounts
    With our Alumni Membership Card you can get great discounts.
    (Discounts not to be used in conjunction with any other offers).

    Enjoy some pampering

    30% discount on all treatments and products in the Salon which is based at our Rush Green Campus.

    Need a trim?

    30% discount at Headjogs Salon in Ilford

    Keep fit

    Discounted fees at our Rush Green Campus Gym

Membership Normal price Alumnipay
1 Month £20 £10
3 Months £60 £30
6 Months £105 £55
12 Months £200 £100

Venue hire 

30% off all venue hire. The College has several large meeting rooms and conference facilities available for hire.

You can also get involved with some great projects around the College:

  • Commission a project to our Entrepreneurs Academy:
    Our Entrepreneurs Academy taps into student talent to deliver cost-effective, business solutions, from graphic design through to painting and decorating.
  • Mentoring: 

    Through mentoring or volunteering you can make a positive difference to the life of our students and the community, and have some fun along the way.

    You can either:

    -       Become an Alumni Ambassador and help at College and community events

    -       Mentor a student

    -       Take part in a CV or Interview Skills Workshop and help provide valuable advice to our students.

  • Business training opportunities for your organisation
    Barking & Dagenham College is dedicated to helping businesses, large or small, achieve their goals and objectives. We have a range of training products to choose from. Click here to find out more.

  • Recruit an Apprentice

    We offer a wide range of Apprenticeship frameworks, at all levels, which can meet both your business objectives and the individual training needs of your employees.

  • Recruit talent from the College
    Are you working for a business or organisation which is now recruiting or offering work experience?

    Why not get in contact with us and we can connect you to lots of our talented students who are ready to take up employment.  

  • Provide seed funding to help with a student business start-up.

  • Tell us your story

    Inspire our current students by getting in touch to tell us the story of your own career journey. 

Add to your CV

  • Get up-to-date careers advice
    Whether you are looking for a career move or just a review of your professional and personal aspirations, come and speak to our Careers Team. Click here for more information.

  • Higher Education options

    The College offers an extensive Higher Education programme for those who want to progress. Click here for more information.

  • Professional Development
    Barking & Dagenham College run a range of industry recognised professional qualifcations which can help improve your job prospects or demonstrate your expertise in a specific field. Click here for more information.



We can't wait to hear from you

Fill in our easy online form and tell us what you have got up to since leaving Barking & Dagenham College

For more information please contact our Alumni Administrator by sending an email or calling 020 8090 3020 Ext 7250 / 7251.


What does 'Alumni' mean?

Former students of a particular School, College or University.

Barking & Dagenham College alumni:

That's you

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Click here to sign up to the Barking & Dagenham College Alumni Association

For more information please contact our Alumni Administrator by sending an email or calling 020 8090 3020 ext 7250 or 7251.

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