The University of Surrey was established on 9 September 1966 with the grant of its Royal Charter, but its roots go back to a late nineteenth-century concern to provide greater access to further and higher education for the poorer inhabitants of London.
We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Surrey.
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Surrey has a strong research environment that supports and promotes activity across the University.
Our Research and Enterprise Support department provides a range of services and is a gateway to working with the University on research projects.
We also have a range of leading facilities and resources that allow us to conduct world-class research in a broad array of fields. These include those housed at Surrey Research Park, a major centre of excellence in technology, science, health and engineering.
Our on-campus Employability and Careers Centre is staffed by professional careers advisers who will help you to identify your skills and strengths and find the right opportunities.
The Employability and Careers Centre offers a variety of services to students including:
Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a PhD at University of Surrey!
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.
We offer a wide range of student accommodation and do everything we can to help you feel at home on campus.
Whether you live at Stag Hill, Manor Park or Hazel Farm, fantastic University facilities, beautiful open spaces and Guildford’s lively town centre are only a short walk or bus ride away.
Living in student accommodation is a great way to meet new people, spark friendships and find your feet.
Our accommodation is spread across three sites in Guildford. Rooms are available in a range of price bands, so you can highlight your preferences based on what you can afford.
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.
From 12pm on the 7th December, University IT will be taking pre-orders for the brand new ResNet Wi-Fi Access kits, which will give you wireless access in your room.
For just £15, you will be able to connect to the internet ALL your devices including laptops, smartphones, tablets and games consoles via secure wireless. You will have to buy the device but it is yours when you leave accommodation.
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.
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 you’re fascinated by Stonehenge or always wanted to wander around Hampton Court Palace then you can be there and back within a day.
Surrey won the award for ‘Best University for University Facilities’ at the WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2015.
The £36 million Surrey Sports Park offers state-of-the-art sporting facilities including:
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.
Surrey Business School is accredited by both the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA).
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.