Christ Church offers

As a former student you are entitled to a range of discounted rates on University services.

Library and online resources

You can still be a member of the Library at Christ Church after you have completed your course. You can now join for FREE in the first year after Graduation and we’ve significantly reduced membership for any years after that to £20.

We also don’t want anyone who may have graduated in 2020 to miss out due to COVID-19, so you can still apply for a free year of alumni membership too.

However, please note we do not offer a computing or email account. Guest Wi-Fi is available to use within the building or you can use the visitor PC.

Due to licensing restrictions, we cannot offer access to most online resources. A limited number of online resources are available through the Visitor PC. 

Find out more about Library membership at Christ Church

You also have open access to the Learning Skills Hub, which is developing a specific outduction/ alumni section with modules such as Finding information when you have left university.

You can also continue to access your Refworks account, you just need to make changes to your account before you leave the University to switch this to an alumni account. Follow the guidelines here.

Sport and fitness

You can also become a member of the Christ Church Sports Centre in Canterbury. Take advantage of the newly refurbished gym, with state-of-the-art equipment, air conditioning and mirrored panelled walls. Additionally, the centre offers a wide variety of fitness classes, massage therapy and personal training.

Memberships start from must £15 per month and fitness classes at only £3 per session.

Visit the Christ Church Sports Centre website for more information

Conferencing, accommodation and weddings

A 15% discount is available to alumni on Christ Church conferencing and accommodation facilities (whether you are booking as an individual, or on behalf of your company or employer) by quoting the relevant alumni discount code (see below).

This includes St Martin’s Priory, a beautiful Grade II listed building set in its own gardens in the centre of Canterbury, an excellent venue for weddings, receptions, team away days or training.

Overnight accommodation at St George’s or Petros Court can be booked directly online. To book accommodation at other University halls of residence, please contact Christ Church’s Conference and Events team. Please note overnight accommodation is only available between 1st July and 31st August each year.


The Bookshop is still open to former students of Christ Church, continuing to offer you a 10% discount. With an online order facility available, geographical distance is no object to our continuing to serve you. The Bookshop also has seasonal offers on books and a wide range of merchandise. See below for just examples of just some of the beautiful Christ Church customised items you can buy.