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Guided by our UEL vision, values, and core commitments, the main aim of the Alumni Advancement Office is to develop a sustainable, lifelong and mutually beneficial partnerships with our graduates who are interested in staying engaged with the University of East London. 

Charlie Werren: Alumni Engagement Manager

Charlie started working for the Alumni team in January 2008 and has been managing the team since 2011. She has a wide knowledge on how both UEL and Alumni Engagement works. Heading up the Alumni Engagement team she is responsible for planning and overseeing the implementation of a programme of alumni communications and events. She also manages a programme of engagement opportunities for our graduates and facilitates the route for them to stay in touch with the University. Charlie is also the Editor of Now & Then, our annual magazine for members of the UEL Alumni Network, and manages our Alumni Portal, UEL Connect.

Kamile Hudson: Senior Alumni Engagement Officer 

Kamile joined the team in October 2017. As well as being a member of the team, Kamile is also a graduate of the University, having studied for both her undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at UEL. Kamile is the servicing officer for our Alumni Advisory Board and also manages our Alumni Ambassador programme, making sure our alumni are able to come back and share their knowledge and experience with our prospective and current students. Kamile is also responsible for the team’s final year talks series which are designed to explain the importance of the Alumni Network to our current students. Kamile looks after a number of both networking and social events both in the UK, overseas and online throughout the year.  Kamile is also behind the Celebrating Alumni Success campaign, spending a lot of her time out and about talking to graduates and finding out what they have gone on to do.

Sam Mirza: Senior Alumni Engagement Officer

 Sam joined the team on a permanent basis at the start of August 2015, as the team's Alumni Officer and in March 2019 was promoted to Senior Alumni Officer. Prior to this Sam had also worked for the team on a contract between 2012 and 2014. Sam works closely with Charlie on alumni communications, including Now & Then.

Sam manages a number of school-based and social events during the year and leads on the teams Alumni Achievement Awards. Sam works closely with Kamile on join projects including the teams final year talks and interest groups.

Alumni Engagement Officer - Hannah Griffith

Hannah joined the team in August 2019. Hannah works closely with the Senior Alumni Officers supporting them on all project activities, she is also responsible for the day to day running of the office, dealing with general inquiries and updating the alumni database.

Hannah also manages the process behind the Alumni network passport card and sourcing new benefits and discounts, as well as looking after the team's social media accounts.

To contact the team: 

tel: +44 (0)20 8223 2222

The Alumni Network provides a global platform for its graduates and Friends of UEL to stay in touch with their university, and maintain relationships with former classmates and the wider UEL community for years to come. We are based at UEL, Room WB 2.14 Docklands Campus, University Way, London E16 2RD

The Mission of the UEL Alumni Network is to create and sustain lifelong and mutually beneficial relationships between UEL and its alumni

The Aim of the UEL Alumni Network is to provide our alumni with a range of discounts, services, and a programme of engagement, events and communication that encourage our alumni to be closely involved with the UEL community.