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.

My Surrey experience - Rowan Softley, Biochemistry graduate

Rowan describes how his Professional Training placement in Sweden led to a joint research publication in the Journal Science Advances.

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Surrey named University of the Year

We’re proud to be University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016.

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University of the Year

Surrey has scooped two awards in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016 - University of the Year and University of the Year for Student Experience.

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Student accommodation video tours

Watch video tours of our student flats and study-bedrooms.

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My placement experience - Elizabeth Andrews, BSc Tourism Management

‭"I chose a placement at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in London ‭because of the important economic impact research it carries out, demonstrating ‭the industry’s global value."

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Gravity music editor wins Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Award

Music editor and sound engineer Chris Benstead has been named as the alumnus of the year for 2014 after a highly successful twelve months which saw him win both an Oscar and a BAFTA for his work on the blockbuster Hollywood film Gravity.

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Surrey Garden Society

The Surrey Garden Society, formed to run the Campus Garden project in June 2014, has become the fastest growing club in the Students' Union.

Do you have a question?

Get information, advice and support from the Student Services Centre. Visit the current students page.

Telephone: 01483 686868

Becoming the university for sport

Sport is a defining part of many students' university experience, whether for fun, fitness or fierce competition.

We have a bold vision for sport at Surrey, and the University is becoming a centre for world-class sporting activity. Surrey Sports Park has set a new benchmark for the quality of university sports facilities in the UK and beyond.

There has never been a better time to get involved in sport at the University of Surrey, and we want you to be a part of it.

Learn more about Surrey Sports Park.