About the University of Surrey

Community impact

Together with the University’s Research Park and its tenants, the University of Surrey stimulates over a billion pounds of economic activity annually in the regional economy.

£1.5 billion impact

In 2013/14 the University of Surrey generated more than £1.5 billion for the UK economy, with over £1.1 billion of that in the county of Surrey.

The University also supported almost 17,500 jobs. Of these, almost 13,000 jobs were in Surrey and over 10,000 were in the Borough of Guildford alone.

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Contributing to the community

Surrey contribution to the local area isn't just financial. The University hosts a range of events and activities that are open to the public, particularly in the arts, and has a range of programmes through which is connects with local schools and colleges.

And then there are the sporting opportunities we offer through Surrey Sports Park, a world-class facility that's open to all and is home to a range of local sports clubs and teams.

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