Employability and careers
At Surrey Business School our focus is to provide courses that will develop students into skilled and highly employable graduates. During your course you will engage with real businesses, have the opportunity to do a Professional Training Placement or Study Abroad.
The Graduate Outcomes survey 2020 found that 96% of Surrey undergraduates are in work or further education.*
This is the largest survey of employment and further study outcomes for UK graduates.
*UK domiciled graduates of full-time, undergraduate qualifications, in full-time employment, from higher education institutions.
Our graduates go on to do amazing things! In our Big Ideas series we showcase some of our alumni working at start-up and SME businesses.
- Abbey Road Studios
- Apple Inc.
- AXA Insurance
- Barclays Bank
- Compass Group
- Ernst and Young
- Gala Coral
- Hewlett Packard
- Intercontinental Hotels
- JP Morgan
- Marks & Spencer
- SEB Sweden
Professional Training placements
All of our undergraduate courses offer an optional Professional Training placement, which involves taking time out of studying to work in industry. Our placements give you the experience of working in a professional business environment, as well as presenting you with a unique opportunity to develop your confidence and professional identity.
You can do a placement here in the UK or you have the option to do your placement abroad.
Recognised as the Best University Placement Service (Over 750 Placements) at the National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards 2021; we will support you with your application and ensure you are gaining the experience you need in a supportive environment.
We partner with over 2,300 national and international businesses of all sizes and across all sectors. These include companies such as Oracle, Morgan Stanley and the Walt Disney Company.
Collaboration with business
University of Surrey Employability and Careers
The University of Surrey Employability and Careers team offer a host of resources, careers information and advice to all university students.