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 – Catia Costa

  Catia Costa Catia graduated from the University of Surrey with a MChem in Chemistry with Forensic Investigation and a PhD in 2017. She now works at the University’s Ion Beam centre. What attracted you to choose the University of Surrey and to study your course here?  I chose Surrey for its beautiful campus and […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Nick Amott

Nick Amott – Volunteer of the Year 2018 Nick graduated from Surrey with a BSc in Chemical Engineering in 1978. He has worked for global engineering and construction company Fluor for more than 35 years and is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at the University. He has been named as Volunteer of the […]


aMAYzing alumni – Robert Gryn

Robert Gryn – winner of Young Achiever Award 2018 Robert Gryn, who graduated with a BSc Entrepreneurship in Technology in 2008, is at 31 CEO and owner of CodeWise, the second fastest growing company in Europe (FT1000). CodeWise is a highly profitable AdTech company that develops smart traffic and tracking tools for performance marketers. In […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Andrew Keates

Andrew Keates – Young Achiever of the Year 2018 (2/3) Andrew graduated from Guildford School of Acting (GSA) with a BA in Musical Theatre in 2009. He is an acclaimed theatre director who has directed and produced many productions in the West End and regionally, as well as taught internationally. He co-ran the Landor Theatre for […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Lydia Walpole

Lydia Walpole – Young Achiever of the Year 2018 (1/3) Lydia graduated from Surrey with a MEng in Civil Engineering in 2010. She was chartered within four years of graduating and, in 2012, she became the first female contractor to be selected as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) President’s Apprentice. In 2015, she won the […]


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