Benefits for Alumni

All alumni of Avondale College of Higher Education, including graduates and former students, are granted membership with the Avondale Alumni Association. The purpose of the Association is to maintain and encourage contact among members, to foster and encourage interest in Avondale, and to work for the development and strengthening of Christian education.

Membership is free, and gives members access to a number of benefits, as listed below.

Avondale College Library Membership

Members of the Alumni Association are entitled to Avondale Library membership, and those who live locally are able to enjoy many of the same rights and responsibilities as current students. Alumni are also able to access ATLASerials for ALUM, an online collection of over 205 major religion and theology journals selected by leading theologians, purchased specifically to benefit alumni. Access to the collection is available both on and off campus. Membership is subject to renewal on a yearly basis.
Visit the Library page for more information on Alumni Library Benefits.

Discounts at The Caf

With the presentation of your Alumni Membership Card, you can receive the staff discount on all meals purchased.

Tickets for events at Avondale

Avondale is host to a number of events throughout the year, and a many of these events have special discounted rates for Alumni members. To access these discounts, visit the Avondale Online Store. You’ll need your Alumni Membership Card number at checkout.

Accommodation discounts

The Avondale College Cottages, located on College drive, are available to Alumni for hire at a 30% discount. Alumni Membership Card number must be given at time of booking for discount to be applied. Discounts are only available for personal bookings. For pricing and bookings, contact reception on 02 4980 2222.

SPD Travel Insurance discount

SPD Travel works with the Seventh-Day Adventist church and organises travel for individuals and groups. They offer a 20% discount on travel insurance for those with an Avondale alumni card. You can find more information on SPD Travel at

Further benefits will be added here and applied to all existing cards once they become available.
Last Updated:16th June 2016
Updated By: Sara Bolst