Alumni and friends

How we can help you

Surrey graduates can qualify for a wide range of benefits through our online network:

Recent graduates

Alumni who are just starting out on their career path can benefit from access to the following:

Free events

Enjoy free access to a wide variety of lectures, seminars, networking and reunions. Check out our events and reunions.

Postgraduate Study Discount

If you are a UK, EU or International student who has studied for a undergraduate degree at the University of Surrey campus in Guildford you may be eligible for a ten per cent discount on our taught postgraduate Masters programme.

For more information please see our postgraduate fees page.

Library Membership 

Alumni or retired staff members who live in the UK are eligible for free membership to our on-campus Library. As an external member, you can:

Borrow up to four general loan books (per card) for two weeks Use printed reference material, periodicals and photocopying facilities in the Library (charges apply to self-service photocopiers available on all floors)

Use Library facilities for visitor access to online resources - note that restrictions of time and content apply

To obtain your alumni Library card and receive access to the above benefits, please email alumni@surrey.ac.uk so that we can verify your alumni status, including:

  • Your title
  • Your first name
  • Your surname
  • Postal address
  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Subject studied
  • Year of graduation
  • Date of birth
  • Job title
  • Employer

The Library will then be delighted to issue your card. 

Surrey Sports Park

All of our alumni and retired staff can benefit from exclusive discounted membership at Surrey Sports Park.

Surrey Sports Park is one of Europe's premier sites for sport, health, wellbeing and leisure. It's the permanent training base of Harlequins rugby club, Sure League netball team Surrey Storm, British basketball league club Surrey Heat, and UK top-five swimming club Guildford City.

Membership rates

Alumni membership provides you with access to all of the facilities – including fitness classes. The offer is available by direct debit, at the below rates:

  • Peak anytime access £49 per month via direct debit or £490 for a year upfront
  • Off peak £37 per month via direct debit or £370 for the year upfront

The discounted  membership includes;  

  • Our £500,000 newly refurbished gym
  • Group exercise classes with 2 week advance booking
  • Climbing wall & bouldering wall
  • 6 Squash courts
  • 8 Tennis courts
  • 25m & 50m open & lane swimming
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Discounted Courses

How to apply for membership

To take advantage of these reduced rates, please email alumni@surrey.ac.uk so that we can verify your alumni status. Surrey Sports Park membership team will be happy to discuss your individual membership requirements.

Retail discounts

Our alumni can receive discounts across numerous high street stores, entertainment and travel purchases and even money off utility bills.

Simply email alumni@surrey.ac.uk and ask us to provide you with a ‘company code’ and details of how to register. 

Arts and entertainment discounts 

There are a number of discounted shows available to Surrey Alumni from all time classics such as Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera and The Lion King to newcomers Kinky Boots, Motown and Bend it Like Beckham the Musical.

The West End’s leading theatre ticketing agency Shows in London has an exciting range of deals and offers.

University of Surrey alumni, staff and students can benefit from a further 10% off all performances – including those already featuring special rates – via our partner site.

Once you’ve selected your seats simply enter the promotional code “Surrey” to receive the discount.

University Merchandise

Buying branded goods is a great way to remember your time at Surrey. By browsing our online store you can easily purchase a range of official items, including branded clothing and souvenirs.

Surrey Alumni App

Keep up to date with all the latest news and publications, including the latest issue of Forever Surrey magazine, through your very own Surrey Alumni app