Thank you for your interest in getting involved with City of Westminster College. With your help we can provide a better learning environment for our former students, strengthen our alumni network and create a richer community around the College for past, present and future students.
No matter how big or small a way you wish to get involved, all participation from former students is valuable. Our alumni association is all about building lasting connections, enriching education and giving something back to our former students.
Find out more about the opportunities available for you to get involved – just click on the links below.
Attend an Event or Open Day
We hold a number of events throughout the year which really benefit from alumni involvement. Hearing from someone who was once in their position is incredibly valuable for students and helps them to define the first steps of their career.
Find Out About Offering a Traineeship
Traineeships can offer young people the perfect start to their career. By offering a traineeship within your business you’ll be giving our students invaluable experience in their chosen field, and getting a hardworking and dedicated trainee in return.
Find Out About Hiring an Apprentice
Apprentices are a fantastic resource to add to your company. With 96% of employers that take on an apprentice reporting a benefit to their business, and with the average apprenticeship increasing business productivity by £214 a week, what are you waiting for?
Provide an Alumni Interview
We’re always on the lookout for former students’ stories about the experiences they’ve had after their time with us. Click the link below to complete our short interview. Get your story published on the website to be shared with all of your fellow alumni from the College.
Help Students Prepare Their CV
Preparing a CV can be difficult, especially if you don’t know all the ins and outs of the industry. You can help those looking to start their career by sharing advice, experience and knowledge so they can prepare a CV that no employer in their right mind could refuse!
Help Prepare for Interviews
Remember your first interview? Remember the nerves, panic and uncertainty? Give the next generation a helping hand in the scary world of interviews. Talk to students about the common pitfalls of interviewing in your industry and how to succeed when applying.
Offer a Work Shadowing Opportunity
Work shadowing aims to give a rounded outlook on all aspects of working in a particular field by spending a few days in someone else’s shoes to better understand how they do the job. Get involved by offering a work shadowing placement to a current student today.
Provide a Work Experience Opportunity
What better way to understand working life than getting real, hands-on experience? It’s not only invaluable experience for the students, but current employees can gain management experience by supervising the placement. And you’ll get a helping hand around the workplace for free.
Speak as an Expert
Are you an expert in your field? Do you have insights and knowledge built-up through years of experience? If so our students want to hear from you! Whatever industry you work in, we’re looking for guest speakers to deliver unique and insightful lectures to our students.
Speak to Students
Hearing about the success of someone who was once in their exact position can really help inspire students and illustrates the opportunities available after their time at City of Westminster College. We want you to help inspire current students by sharing your story with them.
Share your University Experience
We want to hear from you about your time at university. Our current students would love to hear from you and get a chance to ask questions about life at university, and get answers about any aspects that they are unsure of before applying.
Mentor Students at the College
Could you get involved by supporting students who find some aspects of their education daunting? A few hours spent mentoring a student could help them to flourish, make the most of their time here and fulfil their own potential.
Sponsor an Award or Event
Sponsoring a college event or awards ceremony is the ideal way to promote your business or organisation while giving something back to your former college. Not only will you be raising your company’s profile in the local area, but you’ll be helping with local community development too.