The Doctoral College looks to continue to connect with and support former postgraduate and early career researchers through the Doctoral College alumni community. Joining our vibrant community will enable you to share professional experiences, build relationships and keep in touch with the University and Doctoral College as you develop and continue in your career.


Benefits of your membership

  • Join the exclusive UoS Doctoral College Alumni Group on LinkedIn
  • Free access to workshops, events and career coaching (for up to three years after leaving)
  • Continue to be part of the Surrey research community including the Surrey Arts and Humanities Research Group
  • An opportunity to expand your network and share your expertise and the chance to give back through:
    • Mentoring
    • Being a guest speaker at one of our employer or alumni events
    • Sharing your career story
    • Writing a blog post and sharing top tips.
  • In addition, postgraduate research alumni will also have access to the standard alumni benefits.

Get involved

There many ways to stay involved with the University after you leave.

How we support you

By joining the Doctoral College alumni community you will be be supported during your career journey, for up to three years after leaving, through free access to:

How you can give back

Ways in which you can support the Doctoral College community:

How to register your interest

If you are interested in volunteering, please either:

  • Postgraduate researcher alumni: complete the alumni volunteering registration form and tick the 'Volunteer to support the Doctoral College Researcher Development Programme' option. 
  • Early career researcher alumni: email with the subject line 'ECR alumni volunteering'.

We will then be in touch.