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Published: 05 April 2019

Thank you for making this year’s telethon campaign a record-breaker!

This year we raised £184,601 for the Forever Surrey Fund, the largest ever total raised during a telethon campaign!

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Three of our talented student callers

During February and March University of Surrey students rang alumni, updating them on life at Surrey and fundraising for the Forever Surrey Fund.

The Forever Surrey Fund has a far reaching positive impact on our students, last year we awarded £78,000 in hardship grants to nearly 80 students in serious financial need due to unexpected circumstances, such as parental bereavement or illness.

We also delivered 25 bursaries for students from disadvantaged background to complete their training year in industry – a long-standing part of the Surrey experience – dramatically increasing their employability prospects. We also supported eight student clubs and societies, giving our students the chance to achieve remarkable accomplishments in a range of diverse fields.

This year’s incredible result will enable us to increase support for our key areas of student hardship, bursaries and student clubs and societies, making a real difference to the student journey. If you received a call during this campaign we hope you enjoyed it and we would like to say thank you for making this year such a success.

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