Surrey Alumni and Philanthropy

Official blog from the University of Surrey’s Alumni and Development Office. Connecting Graduates to the University, fellow alumni and current students.

Why I give to the University of Surrey

  The support Vibhaker (Vib) Baxi received from the University when he started his degree in 1968 has been the motivating factor behind his decision to help Surrey students for more than a decade. Vib’s place on his physics course was under threat because of financial hardship but assistance and encouragement from his professor, Lewis […]


Meet the team – Daniel Lawrence

Hi, I’m Daniel, the Fundraising Co-ordinator with the Advancement team and have been working here since November 2016. I co-ordinate our regular giving programme aimed at maximising philanthropic funds from Surrey’s alumni and friends. I am involved in lots of exciting projects, including telephone campaigns, direct mails, crowd-funding as well as working on social media. […]


Alumni Profile of the Month – May 2017

Meet Tania Marston, a BSc Retail Management graduate (2002) who now runs her own retail business, Doris Designs Petticoats. As a Surrey alumni you can benefit from 10% off skirts using the code at the bottom of this article.  What are your favourite memories of Surrey? One of my fondest memories was when my friends and […]


Alumni Profile of the Month – April 2017

Read about Meng Space Technology and Planetary Exploration (2015) graduate, Eleanor Willetts, who writes about the benefits of a placement year and taking part in sports & societies at Surrey! What attracted you to choose the University of Surrey and to study your course here? At school the area I was most interested in was space […]


Alumni donor supports the School of Hospitality and Tourism

Investing in education and training The support of alumni in providing opportunities for our students to reach their full potential and increase our reputation in the world is invaluable, and a generous donation pledge from graduate Robert Earl will enable the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to enhance facilities, and improve the Surrey experience. […]


Alumni Profile of the month – March 2017

Meet James Frew, an Electronic Engineering graduate who has pursued his passion for consumer technology to become a contributor to http://www.makeuseof.com/ Tell us about your career path since graduation? As part of my degree course I was fortunate to be able to pursue a Year in Industry where I worked for a year as a Quality […]


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