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.

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 […]


8 ways to make the most of your Surrey graduation

Graduation is just around the corner and we have been busy planning! We can’t wait to celebrate with you so we’ve decided to put a little guide together to help you out on the day. So, what’s happening this week? Graduation is most importantly about celebrating your achievements with your family and friends, but here […]


Donor-funded research into autism at the University of Surrey

Changes to university funding and student finance policies mean that bursaries and scholarship schemes are more vital than ever to enable exceptionally talented people to realise their potential. Scholarships are an ideal way to ensure that the brightest students are able to complete their studies and go on to make a real impact in the […]


Meet the Team – Sarah Hood

Meet Sarah Hood who looks after the regular giving programme at Surrey – which means asking alumni and supporters to give to the University philanthropically. On a day-to-day basis she is usually juggling lots of projects, which could include running telephone campaigns, creating materials for international events, and working on our website. What made you want to […]


Meet the Team – Chris Stevens

Meet Chris, Development Manager for the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences focusing on the vet school.  His role is to engage with individuals, charitable trusts, corporates and other organisations with the aim of developing collaborative partnerships that help support our students and further animal and human health related research.   What do you enjoy the […]