Benefits from Herts alumni

Exclusive deals from Hertfordshire graduates who have now set up their own companies. Below are offers from some of our entrepreneurial alumni - there's a range of companies, and something for everyone!

Alyssa Smith Jewellery

Alyssa Smith graduated in 2008 with a BA(Hons) Applied Arts. Her company, which launched in 2010, has gone from strength to strength, winning multiple awards and gaining celebrity endorsements and partnerships.

20% off all full price items. Enter promotional code 'uniofherts20' (all one word) when paying.

Alyssa Smith Jewellery website

Holly Francesca

Holly Paine graduated in 2009 with a BA(Hons) Applied Arts. A winner in the 2012/13 flare competition, Holly Francesca produces original and bespoke art prints inspired by worldwide iconic landmarks. The company continues to grow and stockists include notonthehighstreet, Tower Bridge and the National Gallery.

20% off University of Hertfordshire commemorative artwork - enter 'alumni' at the checkout.

Holly Francesca website
Special UH 2015 print

Hotels in Palermo, Sicily

Enrico Piazza was at Hertfordshire University in 1993 for his Erasmus project and graduated from the University of Palermo, Sicily with a degree in Economics in 1995. He lives in his hometown of Palermo, Sicily. He is now married with two children and is CEO of one small luxury independent hotel chain called The HotelSphere.

15% discount on our best available rate for the day for the Hotel Plaza Opera and Hotel Principe di Villafranca (both members of The HotelSphere Group.

Enter the user “Hertfordshire”and the password “Herts” in the login area.

Hotel Plaza Opéra
Hotel Principe di Villafranca

Lizana Latif - Contemporary Counselling

Lizana graduated in March 2013 with an MA in Contemporary Therapeutic Counselling. She is a psychodynamic counsellor and Registered with the British Association of Counsellors & Psychotherapists (BACP) and  bound by the Ethical Framework . She has a private practice in St Albans which offers weekly one-to-one counselling in a confidential space.

1st session free - please mention UH Alumni.

+44 (0)7806887525

Maxwell Scott Bags

Founded in 2002 by William Forshaw (Business Studies - 2000) Maxwell Scott Bags reinterprets the art of leather craftsmanship for the modern day. After spending a vacation in Italy, coupled with his Mum purchasing lovely bags from Italy and running handbag parties, William decided to set up his own company and started importing leather briefcases and luggage to the corporate world in Italy.

15% off by quoting your alumni membership number.

Phone: 0870 2424684

Smooth Digital - Digital Marketing Agency

Tobi Alli-Usman Graduated from The University of Hertfordshire in  2010 with a BA (Hons) in Business and Digital Media. Since graduating, Tobi quickly worked his way up through a global digital marketing agency gaining vast experience and insights to the industry before launching his own venture – Smooth Digital.

For all Alumni members who own a business, we will offer a 20% discount off any of our services:

If you're a graduate of the University with your own business and you're interested in offering an alumni discount, please get in contact by emailing

Please note the University of Hertfordshire does not endorse any of the companies or their services and offers. The University can accept no liability for any service provided to you by any of the companies and no representation is made by the University to the validity of any service provided which are taken entirely at your own risk.