Benefits and Services

When you complete your studies, you automatically become a member of UOB Alumni. Here are some of the benefits and services you can continue to access.

You’re Development

Whether you need careers advice, help with a business ideas, develop your IT skills or want to find out about professional development or further study, UOB can continue to support you through the following:

Employability Service

The Employability Service offer support and advice to help you identify clear career and life goals. UOB graduates can use the service for up to two years after graduation. It also has a professional vacancy handling service designed to help recent graduates and students find work.

Starting your own business

The University actively encourages alumni to develop their business ideas, skills, knowledge and expertise. UOB offer key services to alumni with enterprising and innovative ideas. View the different types of support available for starting your own business by visiting the enterprise section of our website.

Knowledge Transfer Partnership

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is a three-way project between a graduate, an organisation and a university. So whether you are a graduate looking for employment or a company seeking to tap into the University's resources, we can offer you a range of opportunities.

Business support

Whatever the challenges facing your organisation, we have a proven track record in providing practical solutions to help your business develop and grow. View the different types of available through our industry page.

Further study

Whatever stage you are at in your career, you might be interested in further study to develop your skills, increase your career prospects, or simply out of personal interest. In addition UOB offer a unique range of post graduate opportunities for alumni looking to continue their studies.

ICT Specialist Training

The Microsoft Office Specialist is a globally recognised qualification. By you having this on your CV, it shows that you have gained the necessary expertise to competently use Microsoft applications and it will give you a competitive advantage when job hunting as well as in the workplace.


Academics will provide a reference to potential employers, other colleges or universities, a professional body or to a public body for up to x years following a student's last attendance at the University.

Learn another language

Increase your skill set and enhance your CV by learning Mandarin with the Confucius Institute which is part of Shanghai University, or indeed we are able to offer classes in several languages through our international units, these include;
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • English