About the Alumni Subcommittee
Our committee runs to connect our global alumni to St Andrews, and current students with alumni. The sense of community at St Andrews is something which the University prides itself on, and we want to ensure that this feeling can be sustained during your time as a student, and throughout your life afterwards. With such an impressive cohort of alumni year upon year, our committee aims to ensure that St Andrews can continue to give back to alumni, and that they can help current students wherever possible. Whether it be through careers advice, inspiring students with talks or life advice, we feel that our alumni are an invaluable part of the University even if they are not here in person.
Both curricular and extra-curricular activities contribute in different ways to making each student's St Andrews experience unique. For that reason we are also looking forward to supporting, and collaborating with societies and University departments who want to reconnect with alumni or establish alumni-focused events.
The main aim this year is to focus on careers advice in a whole range of areas. We want to extend the opportunities for students to discover career paths in areas other than the mainstream graduate roles. By collaborating with societies and other subcommittees we will be setting up events open to all to allow ideas to form and networking to happen (over free wine, of course!) Building upon the success of last year's mentorship programme through SaintConnect, we want to publicise this opportunity more and increase engagement from both students and alumni. We also plan to work alongside the Development Office to put on a broad selection of formal and informal events for staff, students, and alumni throughout the year.