Alumni Frequently Asked Questions

What does it mean to be part of the Western Alumni Community?

All individuals who have graduated from the Western Sydney University and its antecedent institutions automatically become 'Alumni', a lifetime member of the Alumni community.

Your Alumni team works to help students remain connected following graduation, providing ongoing involvement with your university community.

Where can I get information about my graduation?

Access all graduation related information at this link and direct your inquiries to

All Western Alumni are eligible to become GradLife members. Membership is free and unlocks access to an exclusive and dynamic range of benefits, services, and offers. More details are available here.

To become a GradLife member:

  • Login using “new user registration” as a first-time user
  • Compete your profile and "Update your Details"
  • Click "update"

Remember to keep your GradLife profile up to date to stay connected with the latest news and opportunities.

Alumni are now able to update their details through GradLife portal:

  • Log in to GradLife
  • Click on "Update your Details"
  • Fill in your details
  • Click "update"

If you are not a GradLife member, refer to the instructions under “How do I become a GradLife member?” to sign-up and get access to the portal.

Alternatively, contact the Alumni team via email at

Find out more about how to submit any of the following academic document requests:

At Western we believe that everyone has a story to tell. It can be small, it can be big. Learn more here and share your story with us.

Give back your time, talent and knowledge through a variety of volunteering opportunities available for you here.

Alumni Affinity Groups bring together alumni of shared interests, geographic location, or professional backgrounds, in support of the University and its widespread alumni community. Learn more how you can participate at this link.

Western offers numerous events throughout the year connecting our alumni and students with professional development opportunities. Stay up to date at this link.

The Alumni team will answer inquiries and provide ongoing support for all Western Alumni Community. You can call (02) 9685 9500 during working hours or email