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.

aMAYzing Alumni – Harry Hayden

Harry Hayden Whilst studying for a BSc in Economics, Finance and Banking before a MSc in Banking and Finance (2017), Harry Hayden founded and developed a sports services company, Conquest Experience LTD, that has a private football academy branch, Conquest Football Academy. The club pride themselves on developing young high-quality footballers and moving them on […]


aMAYzing alumni – Hasan Hasanov

Hasan Hasanov Hasan graduated with a BSc in Mathematics and works in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory business as an assistant manager. He provides technical expertise on all aspects of quantitative modelling in pricing and risk model validation with a particular focus on equities and interest rates. What attracted you to the University of Surrey and to […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Andrea Black

Andrea Black Founder of the Tabard Theatre, Chiswick in 1985, Andrea Black graduated from the University of Surrey with a BA in Theatre in 2010. Andrea has worked as an actress in theatre, TV and film, and is the author of the series of books for children, The Adventures of Skippity Hop which she also […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Kathryn Lawson-Wood

Kathryn Lawson-Wood Kathryn Lawson-Wood graduated from Surrey in 2017 with a BSc in Chemistry. She is now an Infrared Technical Applications Scientist at PerkinElmer, where she spent her industrial placement year. What attracted you to choose the University of Surrey and to study your course here? I was initially attracted to the University because of […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Manouchehr Saljoughian

Manouchehr Saljoughian A Senior Clinical Pharmacist at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center (ABSMC), Manouchehr Saljoughian graduated from Surrey with a PhD in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 1979. Manouchehr has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers and over 100 educational papers in U.S. Pharmacist. He presents bi-weekly educational talks on medical subjects on Radio Pooya for […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Chris Cheyette

  Chris Cheyette Chris Cheyette, who graduated with a BSc in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2000, works for the NHS part-time as a Diabetes Specialist dietitian and runs his own company, writing books to help people with diabetes. What attracted you to choose the University of Surrey and to study your course here? Two key […]


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