Press Releases

Nursery places for three-year-olds: introduction of free entitlement did not deliver long-term benefits for children’s development, new research finds »

22 October 2014

A report presented to the House of Lords today reveals that free part-time nursery places for three- year-olds enabled some children to do better in assessments at the end of Reception, but overall educational benefits are small and do not last.  


Local people asked to help equip veterinary students for real life »

14 October 2014

The University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine is appealing to animal lovers in Guildford and the surrounding areas to help with students’ training, by becoming volunteer veterinary clients.


Waxing lyrical: Ruby Wax in conversation with Professor Jim Al-Khalili »

08 October 2014

University of Surrey Professor and BBC Radio 4 Life Scientific presenter Jim Al-Khalili will host the next in his series of his 'Jim Meets' interviews with special guest, comedienne and mental health campaigner, Ruby Wax on Thursday 27 November at the University of Surrey.


Surrey welcomes its first student vets »

06 October 2014

48 students from across the UK and Europe have made history by becoming the first to embark on the new five-year Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Science offered by the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine – the UK’s newest vet school.


New research points to graphene as a flexible, low-cost touchscreen solution »

26 September 2014

New research published today in the journal Advanced Functional Materials suggests that graphene-treated nanowires could soon replace current touchscreen technology, significantly reducing production costs and allowing for more affordable, flexible displays.


Surrey rises to 11th place in The Times and Sunday Times league table »

19 September 2014

The University of Surrey has achieved its highest ever position in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015, rising to 11th place. This follows on the University’s ranking of 6th place in The Guardian League Table earlier this year.


New method to detect prize particle for future quantum computing »

10 September 2014

Research published today in the journal Nature Communications uncovers a new method to detect Majorana particles, a key element for next-generation quantum computing.


Science Daredevil Sets Foot in Guildford for University Celebration »

02 September 2014

The University of Surrey will open its doors to science fans this month (23 September) by hosting an evening with the self-proclaimed ‘science daredevil’ and television presenter, Greg Foot.


Counting, climbing, creating – activity day for school children at the University of Surrey »

27 August 2014

The Department of Widening Participation & Outreach (WPO) at the University of Surrey recently hosted the Year 6 Transition Summer School from Reigate School, aimed at improving team-building, interpersonal and academic skills and to help with the transition from primary to secondary school.


Surrey Sports Park confirmed as an official Team Base for Rugby World Cup 2015 »

27 August 2014

England Rugby 2015, the Organising Committee for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015), has announced the approved list of 41 Team Bases that will host the 20 participating teams during the Tournament, taking place in England and in Cardiff between 18 September and 31 October 2015.


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