Explore Your Archive 19th-27th November 2016

Explore your Archive (which runs 19th-27th November 2016) is a national campaign delivered by The National Archives and the Archives and Records Association to promote, publicise and celebrate archives and special collections across the UK. (http://www.exploreyourarchive.org/ ) As part of the Explore your Archive week, the University of Surrey Archives & Special Collections will be […]

Battersea Showcase 16 September 2016

On Friday 16 September our Alumni and Development Department hosted an event to celebrate the University of Surrey’s 125 year heritage with 280 of our Battersea alumni. This was a chance to see the fruits of the Build Our History project which has gathered in the memories of our former Battersea students and also their […]

A New Team in Archives & Special Collections

Following a period of review, Archives & Special Collections at the University of Surrey have recently welcomed two new members to the team. Melanie Peart, who has been working with us in a temporary capacity for some months, took up her permanent role as Archivist (Collections Management) in mid-July and will oversee the nitty-gritty of managing our […]

Our band of volunteers

To celebrate National Volunteers Week 2016, we thought we would let you know what some of our dedicated band of volunteers has been up to recently. Both volunteers featured here are alumni of Battersea Polytechnic, the predecessor to University of Surrey as we now know it. The University’s press cuttings collection is benefiting from Graham’s […]

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