Discover the University of Surrey

We have some of the best new academic, library, sports, arts and accommodation facilities of any university in the UK, as well as one of the most envied Professional Training placement programmes in the world. This combination of prestige, expertise, resources and lifestyle is unique, and it’s all to be found here in the beautiful countryside of the Surrey Hills just half an hour from central London.

Surrey’s graduate employability rate climbs to 97 per cent

New figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reveal that 96.9 per cent of Surrey’s 2013 graduates were in work (or further education) six months after they graduated - up 4.2 per cent from the previous year.

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Wonderful things happen here

Going to university will spark an exciting new chapter in your life. Right from the start, our passionate and inspiring academic staff will help you discover new ways of thinking about the world, so you can get your teeth into your chosen field of study.

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The first year

Jennifer Jacobsen describes the transformative experience of her first year, making new friends, moving into accommodation and studying Business and Retail Management. She says, "The University offers you countless opportunities to help you develop."

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Graduates take sporting trophy

Well done to our alumni who won the first ever Grad Sport trophy this year!

Hundreds of alumni and students from the University put their sporting prowess to the test at the inaugural event at Surrey Sports Park. Players took part in both competitive and friendly matches in 13 different sports, including rugby, football, hockey, tennis and fencing. After a great day of sport, the alumni teams reigned supreme overall.

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The second year

Ashleigh Thompson talks about her second year experience studying for her BSc in Biomedical Science and how the Careers Service helped her to find a placement for her third year.

She says, "Having a personal tutor with such a passion for their subject has helped me to stay focused."

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Annual Fund supports campus life

Projects worth more than £200,000 have been given the green light following the latest disbursement of Annual Fund donations.

From helping Team Surrey afford important kit and equipment to updating study facilities in the Library, graduates and supporters of the University have dug deep to ensure the student experience at Surrey is one of the best in the UK.

Since it began in 2003, the Annual Fund has secured more than £850,000 in donations to support worthy projects across the University community, new facilities and students in need.