Directorate of Institutional Advancement
The University of Bolton Alumni Association forms part of the Directorate of Institutional Advancement.
The Bolton Alumni Association is a great way of remaining involved with the University and ensuring a continued great relationship with the University.
The Alumni Association continue the relationship built from the student’s time with the University of Bolton by sharing news and ideas and working hard to stay in touch.
The following is a summary of the services currently available to you as a member of our Alumni Association:-
- Graduate Careers
- Octagon Theatre Discount (UK only)
- Sports and Recreation (UK only)
- Lost Certificates
- Stay Connected
- Library for Life (UK only)
- Merchandise Store
- News and Events
- Alumni Profiles
How to join the Bolton Alumni Association
Former graduates are not automatically registered for the Alumni Association, but registration is quick and simple. Please click here to register if you are a graduate of the University of Bolton. Bolton Institute and Technical College graduates are also invited to register with the University of Bolton Alumni Association.
Kelly Stones - Nursery Manager
I have been able to pursue a career in education, specialising in Early Years, by merging all my qualifications, knowledge and skills together! I really am living the dream!
I had been able to travel the world with my children, enjoy different cultures and environments and gain experience of international schools. My journey started with teaching in the Middle East from 2011-2015 and now I am thriving in my current post in South East Asia!
[Read Kelly's profile]
Michael Scott - Design Manager
'I am currently a design manager for national tech company TyresOnTheDrive.com, heading up the design team with a focus on user experience design and conversion optimisation.' [Read Michael's profile]
Tara McCully - Becoming an engineer: Tara shares her "I made that" moment
Tara is a 23-year-old graduate civil engineer, working on the exciting new Morpeth Northern Bypass site with Carillion Plc, worth £30m! She loves what she does, and shares her journey from A-levels to an engineering career in this blog.
Rachael O'Toole - Head Soft Tissue Therapist at Warrington Wolves
'Having recently graduated with a BSc in Sports Rehabilitation, I would unreservedly recommend the University and its courses. The degree programmes in the Sports Science department offer exceptional opportunities to students, as well as training and learning in first-class facilities.' [Read More]
Dr Tony Keating - Owner of Keating Supercars
Amongst the University’s alumni is entrepreneur and supercar designer Dr Tony Keating, who studied Automobile Engineering at Bolton Institute during the Nineties, went on to achieve an MBA and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2013.
The course enabled him to begin work in the engineering industry and in 1998 he set up his own business.
Tony was born in Manchester and is one of the University’s most successful Alumni. Now CEO of Keating Supercars, his company is currently celebrating a decade in business, and preparing to drive full throttle into another decade with the Keating Berus. The Berus is set to be unveiled at the Monaco Top Marques show in April 2017.
Find out more about the launch of The Berus and Tony's business success.
More Alumni Profiles
Please find below some more of our Alumni, who have registered with the association and have told us about how they have progressed since studying with the University.
Library for Life and other CPD benefits
When your course has finished your Library account will be valid until the October after your graduation. You may then apply for the Library for Life Alumni Scheme.
You may join the Library for Life Membership Scheme for a fee of £20.00. (Please note this is a one off payment only and is subject to having no loans or fines outstanding on your former student account.)
A library check will be made first through the Alumni Office before we process any Library for Life Application Forms. Library for Life Membership Scheme will also give you access to CPD course discounts and other benefits (subject to availability).
To apply for Library For Life please download Library for Life Membership Application Form [PDF] and send the completed form to email@example.com or post to;
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