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Our volunteer programme provides many opportunities to engage with fellow alumni, students and staff, from attending networking events, to giving guest lectures, hosting careers workshops and taking part in research.  It’s also a great chance to enhance your own professional development and raise your organisations profile.  

“I thoroughly enjoyed the alumni networking event. It was great to connect with so many talented students from a variety of different backgrounds. There were many great questions from the students - it shows how switched on they are. I look forward to engaging with ASBS students more in the future and I would encourage any other alumni to spare some time and get involved.” - Jamie Bowman- Speed Networking Volunteer 2023

How to apply

To apply for any of our current volunteering opportunities contact us at business-alumni@glasgow.ac.uk.

To register your interest in volunteering for the Adam Smith Business School, complete our volunteering preferences form. Please include your GC/constituent ID, which can be found at the foot of the regular e-bulletins we forward to your email address each month. We try to ensure that our volunteers are always matched with the most appropriate, and mutually beneficial opportunities. This means that sometimes, we may not be able to accept all offers to volunteer. 

Volunteer Role Types

Recruiting Students to the University 

Share your Glasgow experience with prospective students! By providing an alumni profile, testimonial, or supporting at marketing and recruitment events in the UK or internationally, you can inspire applicants to become a Future World Changer.  

University Events 

Get back to campus and help bring events at Glasgow to life by volunteering at one of our many events throughout the year. From panels and conferences to open and offer holders days, there’s an opportunity for everyone. Act as class champion and get fellow alumni from your graduation year to join events. If you are unable to get onto campus or live overseas, you can still help support events by identifying or providing venue space. 

Student Experience 

Be a part of the student experience by sharing yours! Student clubs and societies love having alumni along to talk to their members about their experiences since graduating. From sharing your career journey to offering tips at skills development sessions, your presence as an alumni can inspire, educate and enthuse students about life after UofG. 

Groups and Associations 

Alumni Associations and global contacts all over the world help raise the profile of the School and keep alumni connected with each other, by organising regular activities and events. Associations are always keen for new volunteers to support the work they do. We also want to hear from alumni interested in setting up an association or being a global contact in new regions.


Help students begin to develop their career skills before entering the workplace: a vital part of the Business School journey. Speak to current students during workshops and lectures about your career experience to date and share skills and advice to support their professional development. If you or your workplace can provide industry placements or internships, get in touch to meet the future generation of your industry. 

Programme Development 

The University is always striving to be at the cutting edge of education, developing new courses and programmes regularly. Alumni volunteers may take part in focus groups to provide their views on existing and proposed courses or programmes, to ensure that students are best equipped to enter the working world of today. 

University Reputation 

The Business School is proud to be within the 1% of business schools in the world to hold AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accreditations. Alumni volunteers can help support us with upholding this reputation by participating in surveys, attending reaccreditation visits and sitting on panels.  

Lifelong Learning

The University of Glasgow is committed to developing programmes for Lifelong Learning and Executive Education. As an alumnus, you can provide essential advice on the development of these programmes and help to promote to your network and within your organisation