International alumni

You are part of the University of Surrey's global alumni community which spans 140 countries, connecting over 117,000 graduates.

We are committed to developing an international alumni network that benefits you and your connection with Surrey and its global community.

There are so many ways that you can stay involved with us, wherever you are in the world.

Get involved

International events

Explore our international events programme for details on how to connect with Surrey alumni in your country, whether through reunions, guest lectures, receptions to welcome prospective students, British Council events and other gatherings.

See our events.

Organise a reunion

We also encourage you to organise your own reunions to enhance the alumni programme in other countries, and are hugely grateful to alumni who help by providing a venue for a reunion or by helping to organise one.

Contact us to organise a reunion.

How you can help us

The support we receive from our international alumni and partners plays a critical role in Surrey’s development and global outreach and in maintaining our reputation as a leading institution. Our alumni who support via donations, volunteering time and expertise, or providing opportunities for Professional Training placements really do make a big difference.

There are a number of ways you can help us in your country:    

Represent Surrey at recruitment events and our prospective student gatherings

It is a big decision to travel to the UK to study, so international students and their parents really value speaking to those who have already experienced it.

We are very grateful for alumni who can spare a few hours to join the recruitment team at events outside of the UK and inspire more students to study at the University. 

We also host a number of dedicated prospective student and alumni events across China, Far East Asia and the USA where prospective students can meet our graduates and hear more about their life at Surrey.

Share your story through an alumni profile

We are very proud of our graduates, and enjoy hearing about your careers and lives since graduating, as well as your favourite memories of Surrey.

Profiles are a fantastic way of giving prospective students a flavour of life at our University and helping them understand where their Surrey degree may lead.   Why not tell us your story by submitting a graduate profile:

Offer a Professional Training placement

Surrey placement students are considered among the best and most sought-after in the UK, offering many great skills to employers.

The University is committed to Professional Training and the experience our graduates gain from their placements undoubtedly contributes to Surrey being consistently well-ranked in graduate employment league tables.  The placement year gives students a taste of life in a work environment and the opportunity to put into practice the theory they have learnt on their undergraduate course.

An international work placement obviously also offers huge value in terms of cultural exchange and experiences. Please email if your company would be interested in entering into a mutually beneficial partnership and employing a Surrey student for their placement year.

Make a gift to support our students

You can make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of current and future students at Surrey by making a donation. Any gift, large or small, is gratefully received and will contribute directly to ensuring the University continues to thrive.

Host or sponsor an event

We truly value the generosity of alumni who can provide a complimentary venue, preferential rates or sponsorship for one of our official alumni reunions. If you can assist us in this way, or would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities further, then please contact us on

For information about upcoming events please visit our events page.         

Organise an international alumni reunion

Help us to enhance the alumni programme in your country by arranging a reunion for fellow Surrey alumni.

Get in touch

If you are interested in supporting Surrey internationally or organising your own international alumni events, we would love to hear from you!

For more details, contact our Alumni Engagement Manager, Lucy Evans on +44 (0)1483 683 148 or email