The University of Surrey is one of the UKs 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. Wonderful things are discovered here we look forward to sharing them with you.
  • #292 Ranking
  • 5 PhDs
  • 13895 Students

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The University of Surrey is one of the UKs 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.

  • 4th in the Guardian University Guide
  • 2nd for graduate employability
  • 5th for student satisfaction
  • £1bn+ regional economic activity stimulated by Surrey each year
  • 2,300+ partner organisations
  • £70m signed up for our 5G centre

Taking your education to the next level is a significant commitment. At the University of Surrey, it is also a life changing investment that delivers both personal and academic rewards.

Join us, and youll become part of a vibrant, creative and forward-thinking academic community. Renowned for our enterprising ethos, we have close links to a network of companies and organisations who recognise Surrey as one of the UKs leading research-led universities.

Global impact

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.

An international community

With students from over 120 different countries, were 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.

Location

Guildford is perfectly placed to take advantage of all that the region has to offer whilst being only 34 minutes by train from Central London and a short distance from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.If you fancy a trip to the beach at Brighton you can be there in under 90 minutes. If youre fascinated by Stonehenge or always wanted to wander around Hampton Court Palace then you can be there and back within a day.

For sports enthusiasts, its easy to reach the tennis at Wimbledon or the rugby at Twickenham plus a huge variety of sports events in London.

And for those with an adventurous spirit, you can easily hop on a ferry at Dover for a trip across the channel.

Research

Discovering the new and adding to an evolving body of knowledge.

the cutting edge of research is a dynamic and exciting place to be.

Surrey undertakes pioneering research with a focus on relevant and practical applications.

Our ground-breaking research is bringing direct benefits to many spheres of life helping industry to maintain its competitive edge and creating improvements in the areas of health, medicine, space science, the environment, communications, defence and social policy.

Research Directory

Research at Surrey covers an extremely broad range of disciplines - from ion beams and nanotechnology to dance and the study of sleep. The research directory provides a concise overview of the principal themes and the groups and centres which are working on them.

The Surrey Research Park

In addition to our main campus, we also own and run the Surrey Research Park, a major centre of excellence in science, technology and engineering. Widely regarded as the best of its kind in the UK, it provides facilities for 125 companies employing 2,500 staff. Find out more about the Surrey Research Park.

99% of our research units are rated internationally excellent, world class or otherwise recognised nationally or internationally.

Research

Research

Discovering the new and adding to an evolving body of knowledge.

the cutting edge of research is a dynamic and exciting place to be.

Surrey undertakes pioneering research with a focus on relevant and practical applications.

Our ground-breaking research is bringing direct benefits to many spheres of life helping industry to maintain its competitive edge and creating improvements in the areas of health, medicine, space science, the environment, communications, defence and social policy.

Research Directory

Research at Surrey covers an extremely broad range of disciplines - from ion beams and nanotechnology to dance and the study of sleep. The research directory provides a concise overview of the principal themes and the groups and centres which are working on them.

The Surrey Research Park

In addition to our main campus, we also own and run the Surrey Research Park, a major centre of excellence in science, technology and engineering. Widely regarded as the best of its kind in the UK, it provides facilities for 125 companies employing 2,500 staff. Find out more about the Surrey Research Park.

99% of our research units are rated internationally excellent, world class or otherwise recognised nationally or internationally.

PhD Programmes

Social Sciences (4)
Computer Science & IT (1)
  • Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Education & Training (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at University of Surrey!

Services

The University of Surreys beautiful campus offers students the best of both worlds. Our safe, self-contained student community is just ten minutes walk from Guildford town centre.

Facilities

Surrey won the award for Best University for University Facilities at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2015.

Our £36m Sports Park has world-class facilities and plays host to a number of professional teams, athletes and sports events. You couldn't ask for a better place to keep fit and healthy.

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

The 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) at the University of Surrey is now the largest UK academic research centre dedicated to the development of the next generation of mobile and wireless communications. Bringing together leading academic expertise and key industry partners in a shared vision, the 5GIC will help to define and develop the 5G infrastructure that will underpin the way we communicate, work and live our everyday lives in the future.

The new School of Veterinary Medicine buildings have been designed by leading architecture firm Devereux Architects. They comprise of an academic building, a veterinary Clinical Skills Centre funded by £4.9m from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and a veterinary pathology facility.

The University of Surrey is home to a thriving arts community and offers a wide range of classes, groups and musical ensembles. Our £4.5 million Ivy Arts Centre hosts concerts, exhibitions and performances throughout the year.

Surrey's innovative Simulation Suite is used by all undergraduate students in the School of Health Sciences. Our Simulation Suite offers students the opportunity to develop vital clinical skills in a safe environment, so they are ready to take on the responsibilities of their chosen profession by the end of their programme.

Student Life

Alongside outstanding academic facilities, Surrey offers plenty of opportunities for you to discover fresh interests and meet new people. Our campus is easily accessible by road and rail, just a short walk from Guildford train station and only 34 minutes from London by train.

The Students' Union lies at the heart of the university community. They provide a diverse programme of activities, entertainment and volunteering opportunities, including a choice of 100societies and 47 sports clubs.

We offer a wide range of student accommodation at the University of Surrey. Our rooms are comfortable, secure and priced to suit different budgets so you can focus on your studies and enjoy everything that Surrey has to offer.

A frequent bus service linking campus with the town centre runs late into the night, and the local area is cycle-friendly too. The campus and Courts of Residence are patrolled by our friendly security team, whose on-site office is always open to visitors and staffed for phone calls.

Our Student Support Services Centre offers information, support and advice on all aspects of student life. Live-in wardens and student mentors look after residents in our student accommodation.

Wonderful things happen at Surrey we look forward to sharing them with you.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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