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Goodbye to Chancellors

Chancellors outside

Chancellors is closing down and we are having one last big party! All alumni are invited to celebrate three decades of Channies on Friday 31 July from 7pm.

 

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21 May 2015 08:36:00

Grad Sport 2015

Grad Sport Logo

Saturday 16 May 2015, 10am – 4pm. Location: Surrey Sports Park.

The ethos behind Grad Sport is to bring students and Surrey graduates together to celebrate sport at Surrey and take part in some friendly sporting rivalry. This year was another a great day with a fantastic atmosphere and chance for alumni to catch up with old friends.

 

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21 May 2015 06:00:00

San Francisco Alumni Reception

We were delighted to hold a networking drinks reception for University of Surrey alumni living in or visiting Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area.

The event provided a wonderful chance to meet and network with fellow Surrey alumni as well as meet some Surrey staff, and to hear informally of some of the latest developments at the University

 

 

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08 May 2015 12:09:00

Computing Reunion

The department of Computing would like to invite all former Computing Students to an alumni gathering on Friday 3 July in London.

 

 

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06 May 2015 05:20:00

Tonmeister Reunion and End of Year Event

The Tonmeister Reunion and End of Year Event, was held on Thursday 18 June from 2pm

Tonmeister alumni joined us to hear about the latest sound recording news and research from Dr Russell Mason and Dave Fisher, to watch the presentation of Tonmeister Student Prizes, revisit the studios and music facilities and catch up with old friends and current and former staff.
 

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27 April 2015 09:05:00

Mechanical Engineering 50th year celebration

This year marks the mechanical engineering department's 50th year at Surrey. Professor Julie Yeoman’s Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences hosted the celebration which included talks, lunch, departmental tours, and also the launch of our new automotive engineering degree.

Saturday 20 June 2015

Rik Medlik Building, University of Surrey

 

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01 April 2015 06:07:00

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Summer Alumni Reception

The LanghamThis year’s Summer Alumni Reception will be held on Wednesday 24 June 2015 at 6:30pm.

Taking place in the Palm Court at The Langham, London, the reception will provide the opportunity to hear about the latest news and developments at Surrey, enjoy an evening of networking with alumni and industry colleagues and help us mark a special anniversary - 30 successful years of the University’s Food and Wine Society. 

Tickets are free of charge however places are strictly limited.   Bookings are open now, please email l.a.evans@surrey.ac.uk to reserve your place.

 

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20 March 2015 07:54:00

International Women’s Day 2015

This year’s event, organised by Surrey Chambers of Commerce and sponsored by Surrey Business School at the University of Surrey, took place on Tuesday 10 March in Woking.

 

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13 March 2015 12:00:00

Politics month events

Law-court-room-smallAs part of the University of Surrey’s politics month a series of events are being held to which alumni are invited.

 

  

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27 February 2015 09:49:00

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Annual Alumni Lecture & Reception 2015

Join us for the third annual School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Lecture and enjoy an industry talk from a top guest speaker and a festive drinks reception in the heart of Piccadilly. Guest speaker to be announced soon!

 

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13 February 2015 11:53:00

Shanghai reception

Register now for the alumni reception in Shanghai on Sunday 19 July, hosted by Professor Vince Emery, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Relations).

 

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13 February 2015 10:37:00

Hong Kong reception

The annual Hong Kong alumni receptions will take place on Tuesday 21 July and we would love to see you there.

 

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13 February 2015 10:25:00

Malaysia alumni reception 2015

A reception for alumni in Malaysia took place on Sunday 26 April. Dato Dr Kim Tan and Professor Vince Emery, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Relations) hosted the event. 

 

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13 February 2015 09:54:00

Singapore reception and reunion

We were delighted to invite alumni to our University of Surrey reception and reunion in Singapore on Tuesday 28 April 2015 at the Hilton, Singapore.

 

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13 February 2015 09:28:00

Thailand reception and reunion

We were delighted to invite alumni to our University of Surrey reception and reunion in Bangkok on Thursday 23 April 2015 at the Nai Lert Park Hotel.

 

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13 February 2015 09:18:00

Law Society career event

Law-court-room-smallAlumni from the School of Law and local legal professionals joined student members of the Law Society for an evening of careers-related speed-networking followed by a cheese and wine reception in the Lakeside Restaurant on 17 February.

 

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13 February 2015 09:14:00

Guildford International Music Festival

Guildford International Music Festival brings 10 days of some of the world’s best musicians performing across Guildford in from Friday 13 to Sunday 22 March.

 

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13 February 2015 09:12:00

International events

We have a host of events taking place overseas. Be sure to take a look at the international events section for details.







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29 January 2015 09:17:00

University Carol Service - 3 December

An atmospheric carol service to welcome the start of Christmas took place in Guildford Cathedral on 3 December.

 

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24 November 2014 09:24:00

Korea alumni gathering

A group of alumni in Korea attended a reunion at The Plaza Hotel, Seoul on 5 November.

Professor Vince Emery, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Relations) hosted the event, which gave the 23 alumni the chance to have a drink on us and to hear first-hand about the developments taking place at Surrey.

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14 November 2014 10:56:00

Britain and the European Convention on Human Rights

Law-court-room-smallAlumni were invited to the School of Law's December Guest Lecture which took place on Thursday 11 December. It featured guest speaker Professor Philippe Sands QC of University College London and Matrix Chambers. The talk reflected on the relationship between Britain and human rights today against the backdrop of proposals to limit the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights and to repeal or replace the Human Rights Act.  

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13 November 2014 09:28:00

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Alumni Lecture 2014 - 1 December

Dr Chris Browne OBEAlumni of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management attended the second annual alumni lecture and festive drinks reception held in the iconic Princess Anne Theatre at BAFTA, London on Monday 1 December 2014

 

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27 October 2014 11:11:00

Supporter Reception

A reception to thank supporters of the University of Surrey takes place on 25 November 2014.

The supporter reception, which takes place in the Rik Medlik lecture theatre and Lakeside Restaurant on campus, will showcase some of the projects that supporters’ gifts and time have backed.

 

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01 October 2014 07:04:00

25th Anniversary Lecture: Opportunities and Challenges in Retailing - 15 October

25th Anniversary Retail Lecture

Alumni, businesses and students came together on 15 October for an evening exploring the current and future opportunities and challenges in the retail sector.

Ranging from the proliferation of new technologies and channels, the rise of discount stores and ever-changing consumer trends, our guest speakers shared their thoughts and answered audience questions in an informative evening of debate and networking.

This lecture marked the 25th anniversary of retail management teaching and research at the University of Surrey.   

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29 August 2014 11:37:00

Chemistry 1994 Reunion - 13 September

A reunion for chemistry graduating class of 1994 took place on campus on Saturday 13 September.

The reunion was organised by Surrey graduate Howard Taylor (Computer-Aided Chemistry 1994).

The event involved drinks and a BBQ at Chancellors Bar on campus.

 

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22 August 2014 05:56:00

50 years of Dietetics at Surrey - 20 September

A celebration of 50 years of dietetics at Surrey took place on Saturday 20 September 2014.

Dr Kathryn Hart (lecturer in nutrition and dietetics) and Dr Jacki Bishop (retired senior lecturer in nutrition and dietetics) hosted the event where more than 100 people attended.

 

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14 August 2014 11:01:00

Surrey alumni reception in Beijing - 18 October 2014

We were delighted to welcome over 150 Surrey alumni to a reception in Beijing on Saturday 18 October at Hilton Beijing Wangfujing. The event was attended by Professor Vince Emery, Pro-Vice Chancellor (International Relations), Professor David Bruce Allen, Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, David Goss, Head of Surrey Business School and Graham Miller, Head of the School of Hospitality and Tourism.

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07 August 2014 11:05:00

40 year physics reunion - 13 September 2014

physics 40 yr reunionA 40 year physics reunion, bringing together students from the 1974 intake, took place on Saturday 13 September 2014.

 

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24 July 2014 07:06:00

Civil Engineering Lecture – celebrating alumni success - 22 October

The Civil Engineering Lecture – celebrating alumni success, took place on Wednesday 22 October 2014.

 

 

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24 July 2014 06:46:00

Workshop to lead on procedural fairness research - 19 & 20 September 2014

Alumni were invited to join the Surrey International Law Centre of the School of Law for a two-day workshop in September, which looked at the identification of core standards of procedural fairness before international courts and tribunals.

 

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17 July 2014 11:18:00

Hong Kong alumni reception

Alumni based in Hong Kong were invited to the British Council for a wonderful opportunity to network with fellow Surrey alumni currently living and working in the area and to hear about many exciting developments taking place at the University of Surrey from Vince Emery Pro Vice Chancellor (International Relations).

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16 July 2014 06:12:00

Singapore alumni reception

Surrey alumni based in Singapore were invited to reunite with fellow graduates at the Four Seasons and discover more about the University’s latest pioneering developments from Professor Vince Emery, Pro-Vice Chancellor, (International Relations).

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15 July 2014 05:03:00

Tonmeister end-of-year event

Alumni were invited to attend the Tonmeister end-of-year event which featured talks, prize givings and live music.

 

 

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06 June 2014 09:05:00

First ever computing reunion

On 16 May the first ever University of Surrey Computing alumni reunion was held at IBM on London’s Southbank.

The event provided an opportunity for alumni to network and reconnect.

Dr Clive Cheong has written a blog post with full details and pictures of the event which can be found here.

 

 

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28 May 2014 11:14:00

Success in Challenging Times: Bank Finance – Lost in Translation - 11 June 2014

Bank Finance - Lost in TranslationAlumni were invited to a seminar for business owners, leaders and finance directors at Surrey Business School on Wednesday, 11th June.  It explored the realities of finance for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and offered the opportunity to meet the researchers and to learn valuable lessons for your business.

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19 May 2014 07:35:00

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Alumni Reception - 10 June 2014

London Marriott Hotel County HallAlumni were invited to the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to join us for a special evening drinks reception at the landmark London Marriott Hotel County Hall on Tuesday 10th June. 

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08 April 2014 11:59:00

San Francisco/Bay Area Reunion - 29 July

Fellow alumni in America had the opportunity to network and find out what the University has been up to at a reunion in the San Francisco Bay Area on 29 July.

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02 April 2014 09:58:00

Legacy Supporters' Lunch - April 4

We hosted a lunch to thank our legacy donors on Friday 4 April.

Jim Glover, chair of council, is hosted the event, where there was welcome drinks and canapés followed by a short presentation. Professor Gail Anderson gave a presentation on the Vet School, followed by lunch in Lakeside restaurant.

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31 March 2014 11:57:00

Careers Service – Summer Fair, May 28

Get a feel of what the current job market is like at the Careers Services’ summer fair. The event takes place on Wednesday 28 May 2014 from 2pm until 5.30pm in the Austin Pearce building. Further information is available here.

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31 March 2014 11:30:00

Women in Business Conference - 12 March 2014

Women in Business 2013 - NetworkingTo mark International Women’s Day a series of talks were held in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, where guests enjoyed an evening of informative business and career development talks and seminars. The event provided the opportunity to network with fellow graduates and businesses.

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07 February 2014 09:04:00

Learning from the Successful - An evening for MBA Alumni

Entrepreneurs shared their experiences and successes in business at an MBA alumni talk in February.

 

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05 February 2014 05:35:00

Grad Sport - 17 May 2014

Well done to our alumni who won the first ever Grad Sport trophy on Saturday 17 May! Hundreds of alumni and students from the University put their sporting prowess to the test at the inaugural event at Surrey Sports Park.

 

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28 January 2014 06:30:00

Neil Chapman lecture, Innovation - fuelling the future for oil and gas - 7 March 2014

Neil Chapman

Engineering alumni attended a lecture by University of Surrey alumnus Neil Chapman, Senior Vice President of ExxonMobil Chemical, on 7 March 2014.

 

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20 January 2014 06:25:00

Surrey Humanities Group Celebration

Surrey Humanities Group recently held a ‘celebration of words, wine and food’ at Lakeside restaurant.

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20 December 2013 09:40:00

British Council UK Alumni Grand Reunion - 29 March 2014

The British Council's UK Alumni Grand Reunion took place in Bangkok on Saturday 29 March 2014. It was the biggest event of its kind for members from the Thai–UK Alumni and Professional Networks.

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18 December 2013 06:46:00

Bangkok Surrey alumni and prospective student reception - 1 April 2014

On Tuesday 1 April we hosted a Surrey alumni and prospective student reception in Bangkok.

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18 December 2013 06:41:00

Hotel and Catering Administration 40 year reunion

The 1973 graduates of Hotel and Catering Administration recently held a 40 year reunion at Crewe Hall, flagship of Q Hotels.

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10 December 2013 05:52:00

School of Hospitality and Tourism Management Lecture

Planet Hollywood webSchool of Hospitality and Tourism Management Lecture

The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management held its inaugural alumni lecture at a prestigious London venue on December 2.

For more information please contact l.a.evans@surrey.ac.uk

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02 December 2013 08:24:00

Enhancing Employability Workshops for recent graduates - 17 January

Careers workshopAs part of the recent graduate programme our recent graduates are invited to attend enhancing employability workshops on Thursday 19 December and Friday 17 January.

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19 November 2013 12:15:00

Retired Staff Reception 21 March 2014

Retired staff from the University of Surrey are invited to join our retired staff reception, which will be hosted by Michael Kearney, Vice-President & Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation.

 

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19 November 2013 07:23:00

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