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 Stories – Interview with Calvin Jor

Introduction Meet Calvin Jor, an International Hospitality & Tourism Management graduate, who has set up his own Sushi Restaurant (Sushi Lab) just off Guildford high street. Where did the idea of the Sushi Lab come from? I’ve always wanted to start my business and have always been reading books about how to start and run a […]


Cancer research with Dr Mohammad Asim

Prostate cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death in the UK, and more than 11,000 men died from the disease in the UK last year. The University of Surrey is currently addressing the urgent need to develop treatment methods for the disease as well as more effective diagnostic biomarkers to detect it. Meet Dr Mohammad […]


Meet the Team – Lucy Evans

  Meet Lucy Evans, our Alumni Engagement Manager. Lucy coordinates our international alumni programme and works both with academic departments and directly with alumni to enable Surrey graduates to continue to support the university through a range of volunteering initiatives.   What made you want to work at the University of Surrey? I’m a Surrey […]


Celebrating a successful year of philanthropy at Surrey – our ‘Annual Review’

Last Wednesday evening, staff, alumni, students and the local community came together to celebrate Surrey’s success over the past year at our Annual Review event. We were pleased to see so many guests celebrating with us, on what has been an exciting year. Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor G Q Max Lu, started off the proceedings by […]


Alumni Profile of the month – January 2017

  Laura Bridle graduated from the University of Surrey in 2011 with a First Class degree in Midwifery. After working as a caseload midwife in the UK and overseas, she now specialises as a Research Midwife   What attracted you to choose the University of Surrey and to study your course here? I was attracted […]


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