Professional Training

Our Professional Training placement programme is admired by universities around the world. Over the past five years, more than 2,300 partner organisations have worked with us to give our students valuable work placements in the UK and abroad.

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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First for graduate employability

The University of Surrey is number one for graduate employability when compared with chartered universities in England. According to data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), 97 per cent of our 2013 graduates were in work (or further study) six months after graduation.

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Surrey teams up with leading companies

Our students go on to secure graduate roles in most of the leading companies in the UK. Our list reflects the range and calibre of the organisations that our 2014 graduates now work for:

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Training for the future

Surrey students gain access to the world of work through our Professional Training programme, one of the largest in the world.

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The third year

Daniel Littman on his third year placement working as the Marketing Manager for the Hilton Buenavista in Toledo, Spain, as part of his Business Management and Spanish BSc.

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We work with over 2,300 partner organisations to provide students with vital experience of the professional environment.

We have forged an enviable track record in employability - in fact, we have now achieved a 95 per cent five-year average for graduates obtaining first degrees from full-time courses, according to data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA).