Submit your postgraduate research alumni profile

Thank you for helping to inspire the next generation of students and graduates by sharing your journey since graduating from the University of Surrey.

Please read and complete the permission form and interview questions below to enable us to share your experience with others: 

Data submitted via this form will be handled in line with the University of Surrey's Information Management Policies and our Alumni Privacy Policy.

Share your story through answering the following questions

What attracted you to choose the University of Surrey and to study for your doctorate here?

What is your strongest memory of your time at Surrey – what do you picture first when you think of being here?

What were the best things about your doctorate?

If you completed a placement, can you tell us how you think this impacted upon your career development?

What do you do now and what do you find most enjoyable about your line of work?

How did you decide what career to go into? How did your time at Surrey help you to decide?

How did your doctorate help prepare you for your career? What skills did you develop that have supported your career development?

What are your top tips for students aspiring to work in your profession?

What advice would you give to current doctoral researchers to help them get the most out of their doctorate?

What aspects of being connected with the alumni network are most important or of most interest to you and why?

Submit a photo

Please submit a photo to be displayed on your profile. If you have it, a photo depicting you at your place of work, a simple head shot or a photo of your time at Surrey would be ideal.

We require a minimum image size of 800 x 600 pixels.

One file only.
256 MB limit.
Allowed types: jpg.

Terms and conditions of use

How will we use your profile?

Your profile will be used by the marketing department on the course pages of the main University website to highlight the career paths of our alumni. They may also feature in marketing for prospective students or in our alumni magazine or newsletter. From time to time we may contact you regarding other potential marketing uses.

Do you have any questions?

If you have any questions please contact the alumni team on

1. Use of submitted information

Your submitted profile information will be held by the Alumni and Development Office. By submitting an alumni profile, you are agreeing that your information can be added to our database of graduate stories and accessed by other University departments (Marketing, Careers, Academic Schools) for their use.   Please only include content that you do not mind people viewing.

The information that you have provided will be used to populate a public, online, searchable database of alumni profiles on the Forever Surrey website Please be aware that some or all of your profile content may also appear in University of Surrey publications such as prospectuses, on departmental websites or other marketing materials.

2. Your responsibilities

You may withdraw or edit your alumni profile at any time. To do so, please contact the Alumni and Development Office.

It is your responsibility to ensure that the content that you submit is not inflammatory, racist, sexist, homophobic, abusive or likely to offend.

3. Disclaimer

The University reserves the right to edit any or all of your submitted profile content. Additionally, the University is not required to use any of the content that is submitted if it is not appropriate or if it is not needed.

The University has no control over or responsibility for the truth or accuracy of any submitted alumni profile.

Any data submitted to the University through your alumni profile or any data you choose to update in the future will be processed by the University in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you do not agree to our terms and conditions, please do not submit an alumni profile.

If you have any questions relating to alumni profiles, please contact:

Lucy Evans – Alumni Engagement Manager
Alumni and Development Office
University of Surrey
T: +44 (0)1483 68 3148


By submitting your profile, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.

Should you wish to remove your profile from university’s website at any point, or update key details, please email

Terms and conditions agreement

I have read and understood the terms and conditions.

Contact agreement

I am happy for the University of Surrey to contact me by email about the information I am submitting for my profile. 

Marketing agreement

I am happy for the University of Surrey to contact me by email with relevant information about alumni news stories.