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Alumni Benefits

The alumni relations programme is here to help you expand your professional network, reconnect you with your fellow graduates and ensure you remain a part of your extended College community.

All RCA alumni have access to the following range of exclusive benefits.  

Alumni Card

Your key to the RCA

Get your card for reference access to the RCA Library; access to the College Shop and ArtBar; discounted Senior Common Room membership; and discounted rate on RapidformRCA (rapid prototyping service).  You can apply for your card online, here.

Online Communities

Social Media 

Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and join our LinkedIn group to keep up-to-date on the latest alumni news, trends, professional developments and business opportunities.

Alumni Online Network

Join the exclusive Online Network for RCA alumni and reconnect with fellow graduates, start forum discussions, organise and promote your own events, search, chat and much more.

Events

Annual Events Programme

The annual Events Programme offers a variety of social, academic and professional development events, both in the UK and overseas. A full list of upcoming Alumni events can be viewed here. If you're not currently receiving event invites, please update your contact details to be included in future mailings.

Publications

Monthly eBulletin

Receive the very latest RCA related news, recommendations and exclusive features straight to your inbox.

Annual Magazine

A bespoke, printed magazine created solely for Alumni of the RCA and delivered direct to your doormat.

Share Your News

Tell us about your latest achievements, awards or upcoming exhibitions and we'll share it in our e-newsletters, on our social media platforms or on the College website.
Email your full details, including name, class and programme, news blurb, news images and website citation to alumni@rca.ac.uk or, tweet us @AlumniRCA for an instant mention.

Senior Common Room

SCR Membership

Become a member of the Senior Common Room (SCR) and host a lunchtime meeting, or hold your own private function at what's described as 'one of the best kept secrets in London'.  Please contact, the Pro-Rector's PA (jo.ivison@rca.ac.uk or on +44 (0)20 7590 4106) for more information.

Professional Development

FuelRCA

FuelRCA is the Royal College of Art's professional development service, offering Alumni confidential guidance through the Fuel Helpline. Fuel offers support to Alumni setting-up individual practices or businesses and Royal Designer Mentoring and PwC Mentoring programmes for recent graduates.

InnovationRCA

InnovationRCA is the Royal College of Art’s centre for incubation and business support, helping graduates transform compelling ideas into successful businesses.

Learning and IT

Alumni Drawing Classes

The RCA Drawing Studio hosts a comprehensive Summer Drawing School during the Summer vacation, as well as Life Drawing classes every Friday during term. Please contact the Drawing Studio Administrator (lieve.vanmeert@rca.ac.uk+44 (0)20 7590 4562) if you would like more information.

Free Online IT Training

Learn any piece of mainstream software for Mac or Windows at your own pace through the College's  VTC (Virtual Training Company). Alumni can access the online training modules by entering, firstname.surname as the username, and your @network.rca.ac.uk email password here.

File Transfer Service

FTS is a self-service, web-based tool, which can be used on any system and from any browser to transfer files of up to 500MB to anyone.
 Any number of files can be collected any number of times from any location. Files are uploaded to a secure storage area and can be held for up to two weeks. 

Log in using firstname.surname as the username, and your @network.rca.ac.uk email password. Once in, click ‘Browse’ to find the file you want to transfer, then simply click the ‘Upload’ button and follow the guidance.

CONTACT

Alumni Relations Coordinator

+44 (0)20 7590 4115

alumni@rca.ac.uk