Alumni profiles

Alumni profiles

Student Travel Award winner, Alice White, is interviewing alumni during her trip to the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Check out the profiles below and get to know some Cambridge alumni, where they are now, and what they have been doing since they left Cambridge.

You can get in touch with any of the alumni featured below and their respective groups through the Find an Alumni Group page.

Alice White

Alice White, PhD Candidate in Clinical Neuroscience

Why did you apply to Cambridge University?
I didn’t know what I wanted to do when I finished at UCLA. I’d grown up in England more than a decade before and I felt a draw to move “home”.

Read Alice's profile

Brian Beeston

Brian Beeston, President of the Cambridge Alumni Society in San Diego

What advice do you have for current students or recent graduates?
“A technical PhD and an English accent give you tremendous kudos in the US!”

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Kirsten Van Fossen

Kirsten Van Fossen, read Engineering at St John's

What advice would you go back and give yourself at matriculation?
Enjoy the process and don’t worry too much.

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Prem Sundaram

Prem Sundaram, President of the Cambridge Alumni Group in Los Angeles

What advice would you give a current Fresher?  
At Matriculation, and to a current Fresher, I would encourage you to spend more time meeting as many people in different colleges, as your own.

Read Prem's profile