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: Dr Prasanna Sooriakumaran

Dr Prasanna Sooriakumaran – Alumni Achievement Award 2018 Prasanna graduated from Surrey with a PhD in Prostate Cancer in 2006. He is a leader in prostate cancer surgery at University College London Hospital, the largest centre for robotic prostate surgery in the UK. He is among a handful of UK surgeons performing the novel robotic […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Professor David Lane

Professor David Lane – Lifetime Achievement Award 2018 David graduated from Surrey with a PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1984. David’s contribution to the field of applied psychology is outstanding – both in terms of longevity and impact. He has been involved in innovative work to support young people and enhance developments in education for much […]


aMAYzing Alumni – Dr Cheryll Adams CBE

Earlier this year, we received over 140 nominations to the Vice‑Chancellor’s Alumni Awards 2018. From former students who graduated from Battersea in 1950 through to those who graduated from Surrey just last year, we heard inspiring stories about the impact and contribution to society our alumni are achieving. This May, we will be publishing a profile a day to showcase […]


Alumnus recognised for career achievement

Many congratulations to graduate Hasan Murtaza who has been nominated for a Professional Achievement Award by the British Council. Hasan, who graduated from Surrey with a Masters in Satellite Communication Engineering, is currently serving the Government of Pakistan in the field of space technology. The British Council Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni […]


The speedy way to careers advice

In this blog, the Law Society Professional Development Officer and second-year student, Megan McRobbie, reflects on the success of the 2018 Law Speed Networking Evening and on the important advice alumni can share with students at the start of their legal careers. The Law Alumni Speed Networking Event has been held at the University of […]


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