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.
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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.
The governance of the University is led by the Members of Council and a number of statutory bodies and committees. Detailed information is provided in the statutes, ordinances and University Charter.
At Surrey, we continue to build on the foundations made by individuals and groups who work together to make Surrey a top-ten university.
A wide variety of people make up the Surrey family – our outstanding students, dedicated staff, award-winning academics, successful alumni, and a range of other notable individuals.
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.