The University of Surrey has achieved 39th position in the prestigious Top 100 List of the world’s most international universities, by the Times Higher Education (THE) World University rankings for 2013-14.
The international strategy aims to ensure that the global impact of Surrey's world class research, enterprise and teaching is fully realised.
The international strategy and associated activities are led by Professor Vincent Emery, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Relations).
As head of the International Relations Office, Professor Emery oversees a dynamic team who manage the mobility of students and staff (incoming and outgoing) through a range of University wide initiatives including those within Europe under Erasmus+ and world-wide as part of exchange and study abroad agreements; the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN), the Santander Universities Scheme for staff and students, Science Without Borders and help develop and manage relationships with a range of international partners.
Implementation of the International Strategy at Faculty level is supported by four Associate Deans (International). Working closely with the Dean of Faculty, the Associate Deans for teaching and Learning and Research and Enterprise and with the Pro Vice-Chancellor (International relations), the International Relations Office and other University support services they help deliver the University’s international activity.
Currently the Associate Deans (International) are: