Alumni Life Pulse: Intelligence to drive alumni engagement

Engaged alumni have the power to feed university recruitment, enrich the student experience, improve graduate employability, fund new innovation and provide real-world links for research and enterprise. Alterline’s Alumni Life Pulse provides insight into your alumni population, delivering the intelligence you need to drive alumni engagement and demonstrate your impact.

Why join Alumni Life Pulse?

Prioritise resources and investment
Understand key drivers of alumni satisfaction and motivators of engagement. Know what you do well and where you need to act to improve engagement.
Alumni-centred design
Put alumni needs and behaviour at the heart of decision-making. Develop new and existing alumni services with confidence.
Be more targeted
Identify how needs and motivations vary by alumni groups. Better target your communications, services and campaigns.
Improve partnerships with colleagues
Use independent evidence about alumni needs and behaviours to engage stakeholders and colleagues in dialogue and partnerships to improve alumni engagement.
Make the case for investment
Demonstrate your impact and value to key stakeholders. Underpin your business cases for investment with independent evidence and evaluate the impact.
Learn from other university alumni teams
Benchmark your results, share challenges and ideas and learn from other alumni teams in the community.

How does the Alumni Life Pulse survey work?

At the heart of the Alumni Life Pulse is an online, customisable, questionnaire designed by Higher Education experts working in partnership with university alumni teams. A set of core questions make up the benchmark question set, with further modules used to make the questionnaire work for you. Question areas include:

What does the report look like?

We’ve designed the report to provide clearly visualised and actionable insight – ready for your team to work with to evaluate and improve alumni engagement.

Library user experience report - Library Life Pulse

Which universities are members and what are the community and benchmarking benefits?

Alterline’s unique collaborative model brings universities together to work on common challenges and build communities of innovative practice. Joining the Pulse community means you will have access to opportunities to network, share ideas and build links with other institutions at Pulse workshops. Each year, we’ll produce a benchmarking report showing your core results against other community members to facilitate shared learning. We are already working with the Alumni engagement teams at Lancaster University, Liverpool John Moores University, the University of East Anglia and Edinburgh Napier University.

What are the costs involved?

The core Alumni Pulse insight package costs £5,950 + VAT and there are additional options you can choose to add on to customise the insight to meet any bespoke needs you may have, including permissions lists, contact updating and case studies. Please contact us for more information about pricing using the contact details below.

Find out more or book a demo?

Get in touch today...
If you would like more information or to book a demo please contact Sharon Steele, Marketing and Client Communities Director on +44 (0)161 503 5760 or e-mail