Get involved

We have a network of 30,000 alumni in 180 countries and we want to keep in touch with all of you. Our diverse alumni community provides a lifelong link to the School and each other. There are a number of ways that you can get involved.

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Attend alumni events

We hold alumni events all over the world, which alumni, students, staff and friends of the School are welcome to attend. These events range from Chapter meetings to gala dinners. Find out about upcoming events and past events near you on the Alumni Events page. View photos from past events on our Flickr page.

Blog for us

The Alumni Blog is where you find out the latest news from the alumni and School community. You can contribute to the blog by sharing your profile, writing a project report, or updating us on your career achievements. See the Alumni Blog for examples of news and articles.

Start an Alumni Chapter

Our worldwide network of alumni chapters are made up of volunteers from our alumni and distance learning community. Being involved with your local chapter is a great way to meet old classmates and make new contacts. Learn more about starting a chapter in your city.

Donate to the LSHTM Fund (formerly the Alumni Fund)

Donations to the LSHTM Fund (formerly the Alumni Fund) enable the School to continue to improve health worldwide. This year donations to the LSHTM Fund will be used to fund scholarships. For information on giving to the LSHTM Fund including making tax-deductible gifts visit our Support Us section.

Come for a tour of the School

We enjoy having alumni come to visit us at the School. If you are planning to be in London and would like to organise a tour of the Keppel Street building, please send us an email at to let us know you are coming.

Give a career talk to current students

Alumni career talks are a great way to get involved in the School community. If you are planning to be in London, and would like to give a career talk to current students, please send us an email at so that we can make the arrangements.

Stay connected

Join our online community and network with alumni across the world. Like and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Read the annual Alumni News magazine, six-weekly Alumni e-Newsletter, weekly blog posts on the Alumni Blog, and browse the Alumni webpages.

Get sponsored

Run a marathon or get involved in a number of other sponsored activities to raise funds for the LSHTM Fund or a School memorial fund. If you would like to get involved in a sponsored activity, please contact us at for further information on how we can support you.

Advise current and prospective students

From time to time we contact alumni on behalf of current and prospective students who are looking for informal career advice, or would like to learn from alumni about studying at the School. Update your contact details via our online community, so that we can get touch.

Help at conferences

Alumni can provide support at health conferences. This assistance can range from helping to coordinate an alumni reception to supporting student recruitment activities. If you are interested helping at conferences, then please email us at

Buy School merchandise

The official London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine online shop offers a wide range of branded merchandise. Visit the online shop to view our collection of clothing, gifts and other items.