Alumni Discounts

As a graduate of the University, you are entitled to a number of alumni discounts both on and off campus. Many of these involve showing your alumni discount card, which you can request via the alumni hub.

Travel & Accomodation

The Chester Hotel & The Chester Residence

15% discount on accommodation

Enjoy a 15% discount on accommodation (Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout 2018 & 2019) at The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen and The Chester Residence in Edinburgh. 

The Chester Residence is located in Edinburgh’s West End, just a short walk from Princes Street and the city’s main attractions. Enjoy your stay at chic designer townhouse apartments providing all the benefits of the serviced apartments.  

For further information please visit their website.

Please visit the Benefits section of our secure Alumni Hub to find the code needed to make your booking. And don’t forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

Hotels.com

10% off bookings

Hotels.com is a leading online accommodation site where they’re passionate about travel. Every day they inspire and reach millions of travellers across 90 local websites in 41 languages. So when it comes to booking the perfect hotel, vacation rental, resort, apartment, guest house or treehouse - they’ve got you covered. With hundreds of thousands of properties in over 200 countries and territories, they provide incomparable choice with a Price Guarantee.

For further information please visit their website.

Simply visit the Benefits section of our secure Alumni Hub to find the code needed to make your booking.

The Sandman Signature Hotel Aberdeen

10% discount on accommodation (room only rates)

The Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel is a unique 4-star hotel boasting fantastic features and facilities. Located in the old Robert Gordon University building, the hotel is steeped in history with quirky touches and a modern and aesthetically pleasing atmosphere. The Sandman also provides a relaxed yet professional environment, boasting excellent value for a luxurious experience. With 218 bedrooms, there are a great range of facilities including free Wi-Fi throughout the building, an elegant restaurant and bar and a whisky tasting room. If you are looking for the ‘wow’ factor, look no further!

Discount is applicable to room only rates (excl. breakfast).

For further hotel information please visit their website.

Head over to the Benefits section of our secure Alumni Hub to find the code needed to make your booking. And don’t forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you, as you’ll be asked to show this upon check-in.

Food & Drink

Books & Beans

10% discount on food and drink

Enjoy a 10% discount on food and drink at Books and Beans in Aberdeen.

Enjoy fantastic homemade soups, sandwiches, salads and paninis, as well as a range of excellent Fair Trade coffees, teas and hot chocolate in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Don't forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount. For further information please visit their website.

Campus Food Outlets

10% discount on food

10% discount is available at the following University food outlets to all Alumni Privilege Card holders: MacRoberts, Hardback Café, Sgt. Peppers, Roots, Noodle Exchange, Cocina Mexicana, Traditional, Urban Café (IMS) and Tiki @Suttie. (This does not include franchises such as Subway and Baskins, and excludes all meal deals and promotions). 

The Chester Hotel

15% discount on food and drinks at IX Restaurant and IX Bar in Aberdeen

Save up to 15% on food and drinks at IX Restaurant and IX Bar in Aberdeen. The Chester Hotel is a luxury hotel on Aberdeen’s Queens Road, located just a 20-minute walk from the city centre. Executive Chef Kevin Dalgleish oversees the award-winning fine dining IX Restaurant which offers a wide range of fish and grill choices all prepared using local Scottish produce. Don’t forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

For further hotel information please visit their website.

Please note the code can only be used for one table booking, does not apply to private dining rooms and is not available when booking online. It is also not valid in conjunction with any other offers or special menus except the graduation one.

McGinty's

20% discount on food

Located in the heart of Aberdeen’s city centre on Union Street, McGinty’s is a warm & welcoming pub providing customers with true Scottish hospitality, a wide selection of drinks, hearty homemade food and comfortable surroundings.

Refurbished at the start of 2017, McGinty’s brings the best in cask ales & draught beers, wines and premium spirits with more than 100 whiskies, gin and rums from local brands. 

They also showcase the best live sporting events on our 11 HD screens & large projector screen located throughout the bar and proudly serve hearty homemade Scottish food on a daily basis.

McGinty’s would like to offer alumni 20% discount on food. And don’t forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

For more information please visit their website.

Sandman Signature Hotel

10% discount on food

Located on the corner of St Andrew Street and Charlotte Street, in the newly opened Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel, The Chop Grill & Bar is committed to bringing you classic Canadian hospitality paired with fresh ingredients, hand-crafted cocktails and a warm and lively atmosphere, day and night.

Serving nourishing breakfasts, casual lunches and upscale dinners, Chop’s carefully chosen menu uses the finest locally-grown ingredients combining Scottish and Canadian cuisine.

The Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel is a unique 4-star hotel boasting fantastic features and facilities.

The Sandman would like to offer alumni 10% discount on food. Don’t forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

For further information on both the hotel and restaurant please visit their website.

The Stag

20% discount on food

A traditional bar in the heart of Aberdeen city centre, The Stag is great meeting place for people to get together for a good time.

The Stag is situated at 6 Crown Street just off Union Street and a short walk from the Music Hall and it was formerly the Star and Garter, the ‘Auld Starry’ as it was affectionately known in days gone by.

The Stag boasts a great selection of lagers, ales, fine wines, gin and whiskies and serves up with hearty menu of Scottish classics and pub favourites daily.

The Stag would like to offer alumni 20% discount on food. And don’t forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

For more information please visit their website.

Shopping & Entertainment

Aberdeen Sports Village

15% discount on memberships

Aberdeen Sports Village is the premier sport and exercise facility in Scotland and provides world class opportunities for everyone in the community.

Alumni are entitled to a 15% discount on most membership options, including ASV Lifestyle, Aquatics, Athletics and Squash memberships, at Aberdeen Sports Village.

To find out which options are available or to claim your discount, please contact the ASV staff directly. For more information on Aberdeen Sports Village please visit their website.

Belmont Filmhouse

2 for 1 Cinema Tickets

First opening as a cinema in 1910, Belmont Filmhouse is Aberdeen's only independent cinema. Across its three main screens and basement Kino Bar, it shows the widest and most diverse variety of films in the North East – from much-anticipated new releases, to indie gems, to classic movies, to thought-provoking documentaries, and everything in between. Belmont Filmhouse is also a registered charity – so every pound spent on tickets, snacks and drinks goes back into the business of bringing world-class cinema to Aberdeen and promoting learning opportunities in the area.

Belmont Filmhouse would like to offer alumni 2 for 1 cinema tickets. Simply present your alumni privilege card at the box office to claim your discount.

T&Cs - Doesn’t apply to Filmhouse Junior screenings (£4.50 tickets and usually on Saturday mornings), cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, cheapest ticket is free.

For more information please visit their website.

Blackwell’s Bookshop

15% off all purchases

University of Aberdeen Alumni are entitled to a 15% discount on purchases online or at the Blackwell's bookshop in Old Aberdeen. The online catalogue has 12 million titles listed and you can also use their click and collect service in branch.

This discount applies to all Blackwell products from books to stationery, gifts to board games – the only exclusions are Blackwell vouchers, National Book Tokens and goods already offered at a reduced price.

All you have to do is show the alumni privilege card in the shop to receive the 15% discount or visit their website, where your exclusive Aberdeen alumni discount has already been applied to all eligible items.

Books and Beans

10% discount on books

Situated in the heart of the city on Belmont Street, Books and Beans has been open since 2003.
 
For more information about this literary haven please visit their website. Don't forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

Braemar Castle

10% off Braemar Castle entry and Castle events

Claim a great 10% discount on entry to Braemar Castle, and Castle events.

Braemar Castle was built in 1628 by the Earl of Mar. It was burned by the Black Colonel (John Farquharson) in 1689, and acted as a garrison for Hanoverian troops after the Battle of Culloden in 1746. It has been a family home to the Chiefs of Clan Farquharson for the past 200 years and is now operated as a visitor’s attraction and venue by the community of Braemar.

For more information please visit their website. Don't forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

Finnies the Jeweller

10% discount in store

Since opening in 1957 Finnies has grown to be one of the most well-respected businesses in Aberdeen. It is owned and run by the Finnie family in order to bring you the best collections of rings, jewellery, watches, clocks and gifts in the North East of Scotland with the unique Finnies shopping experience of renowned service and exceptional value for money.

Finnies the Jeweller are offering alumni a 10% discount in store on all stock not otherwise reduced. Terms and conditions apply.

For more information please visit their website. Don't forget to take your Alumni Privilege Card with you as proof in order to claim your discount.

*Some brands are excluded from this offer, please enquire when viewing or ordering

Hello Fresh

10% discount on subscriptions

HelloFresh make it easy for you to cook delicious dinners from scratch. Choose your favourite recipes from a weekly menu and they’ll deliver all the fresh, pre-portioned ingredients you need to cook them direct to your door. 

Their menu is packed with variety and now includes 16 new exciting recipes every week to suit your lifestyle. From family-friendly meals and vegetarian classics, to recipes you can cook in 15 minutes or less, there’s always something new to discover. And with a flexible rolling weekly subscription and no minimum term, you can amend, pause or stop your deliveries whenever you need to. No planning, no shopping and no waste. Dinner is solved!

HelloFresh would like to offer alumni 10% discount on new subscriptions. Please visit the Benefits section of our secure Alumni Hub to find the code needed to claim your discount.

For more information please visit their website.

Native Sister

10% off initial purchase

Native Sister are a brand new independent business, based in Aberdeen. At Native Sister they have made it their mission to offer you a fresh and exciting way to find unique and thoughtful gifts, without spending hours searching or breaking the bank. They offer pre-made and custom gift boxes filled with beautiful products to suit any occasion, big or small. From weddings to corporate gifts or new homes to new babies; you name it, they’ve got you covered.

Native Sister would like to offer our alumni 10% discount on initial purchases. Please visit the Benefits section of our secure Alumni Hub to find the code needed to claim your discount.

For further information, please visit their website.

Run4It

15% off initial purchase, 10% off future purchases

Whether you’re a seasoned runner, a first timer, or an avid gym goer Run4It are there to ensure you have the right kit to train for and complete all your sporting goals. Run4It has a huge collection of shoes, clothes and accessories from leading brands including Adidas and Nike and team of experts committed to helping you improve your run!

Call in to Run4It for product guidance; their free +runlab video analysis and shoe fitting service; and expert, honest advice! Check them out on Facebook @Run4It (Aberdeen) and get involved in the latest Aberdeen sporting events, join their monthly run club and catch their weekly yoga sessions.

Run4It are offering our alumni 15% off initial purchases and 10% of all future purchases. Simply show your Alumni Privilege Card in store to claim your discount.

For further information, please visit their website.

The Sir Duncan Rice Library

Reduced Membership Fee

The Sir Duncan Rice Library is delighted to be able to offer all Alumni a reduced annual fee of £20 plus £30 deposit, allowing them access to the library and its materials.

Simply click here for more information or to take advantage of this great offer.