About University of Surrey

Wonderful things happen here.

The University of Surrey is one of the UK’s top professional, scientific and technological universities. Named as The Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2016, Surrey has a world-class profile and a leading reputation in teaching and research.

Since 2000, our estate has been transformed through a £400 million building development and improvement programme - including £130 million on student accommodation, £36 million on Surrey Sports Park, £16 million on the new Library and Learning Centre and £4.5 million on the Ivy Arts Centre.

Why should you study here?

Campus and location

The University of Surrey’s beautiful campus offers students the best of both worlds. Our safe, self-contained student community is just ten minutes’ walk from Guildford town centre, named the eighth best place to live in the UK in the Halifax Quality of Life Survey 2015.

It takes just 34 minutes to reach London from Guildford station. Whether heading up for a show, a sightseeing tour, a night on the town or a spur-of-the-moment day trip, Guildford is an ideal base for exploring the city.
See what our students think of our campus and take a look around.

Rankings

In recent years, Surrey has established itself as a top-ten university in major national university league table rankings.

Surrey is ranked within the top one per cent of universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings 2015 and is 18th in the QS league table of the world's highest-performing universities under 50 years old.

Employability

We’re proud of our excellent track record for graduate employability. Our Careers Service is available to all Surrey students. Our experts can advise on graduate jobs, further study, graduate schemes and internships.

Global Opportunities

Internationalisation permeates all that we do at Surrey, contributing significantly to our mission to solve global challenges, lead research and innovation, and fuel generations of students with a spirit of curiosity and a desire to improve the world we live in.

We encourage students to take advantage of our international connections and explore the world.

Research

University of Surrey research is addressing this century’s most pressing challenges, fuelling students with a spirit of curiosity and drive to improve the world. In the 2014 Research Exercise Framework (REF), 98 per cent of our research outputs were rated to be world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised in terms of originality, significance and rigour.

Facilities

Surrey Sports Park

Surrey Sports Park is one of Europe’s leading sports venues and the home of Team Surrey.
Whether you’re a complete beginner or an established player, you’ll be welcomed into our friendly sporting community.

Watch our Sports Film

Library and Learning Centre

The University of Surrey Library and Learning Centre is the academic hub of our campus.
We’ve invested £16 million in the Library over the past five years to create a state-of-the-art learning environment.

Students’ Union

The Students’ Union lies at the heart of campus life and offers a wide range of activities to help you discover new interests, have fun and make friends.

Learn more on the Students' Union website.

International Support

With students from over 120 different countries, we’re proud to be one of the most culturally-diverse universities in the UK. Specialist staff in our International Office are here to help your throughout the application process - from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.

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Address

University of Surrey,
Guildford,
Surrey
GU2 7XH
United Kingdom

Contact

Switchboard: +44 (0)1483 300800
Course enquiries: 0800 980 3200

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