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Alumni Yatin Vadhia, who studied for a computer science degree at Surrey, has gone on to pioneer innovative solutions in e-commerce, travel and FinTech, and is currently Senior Product Manager at TrueLayer - a financial infrastructure and Open Banking technology company in London.
All Surrey students are given the chance to study a language alongside their course. It’s a great additional offering and I’m thankful to the University for providing me with it.
I fell in love with Surrey’s campus from images online, but nothing compares to seeing it first-hand. The moment I set foot here, felt the atmosphere, and met some of my course mates, I knew I had made the right decision.
My main achievement on placement was being offered a three-month extension, which led to a permanent position.
By the end of my placement, I had implemented a variety of complex features in a large software product that’s used by businesses all over the world, which felt like a huge achievement.
Shaun Webb, who completed his MSc in Information Security at Surrey in 2019, is a Senior Cybersecurity Architect at global software company Citrix, and has won numerous awards for his work, which has included creating an automated source code analyser which ensures that sensitive data is kept out of source code.
I’ve decided to pursue a career in the industry after graduation and am going to join the Amazon Alexa team in London."
“The modules offered by the University have been very useful and relevant, the lecturers have always been knowledgeable and passionate about their subject, and the placement year has been instrumental in my future career. The University of Surrey has played a huge role in my current career success.”
“My three years at Surrey have enabled me to enhance my development skills, which I’m now using to maintain existing tools and develop new tools to provide customers with applications to support their businesses.”