Your Studies

Surrey's distinctiveness is in the relevance of our education. We offer a broad range of services to support all aspects of your academic, personal and professional development.


The University of Surrey Library and Learning Centre offers a varied study environment for students, staff and visitors. Recently extended and refurbished, it is instantly recognisable as the gold and glass building at the centre of Stag Hill campus

Extra study space

The University has increased the amount of study spaces and extended the opening hours in some study spaces for your convenience. 

Dyslexic and disabled students

Additional Learning Support (ALS) provides a confidential support service for disabled and dyslexic students.


Find out the dates for graduation ceremonies, as well as details about academic dress and what you need to do on the day.


The Student Life Mentoring service provides proactive support to new students to ensure you transition into University and enjoy your student experience. 

A team of 55 mentors visit new student mentees regularly, providing peer help, support and information whenever needed. If mentors can't help directly they'll refer you to other support services which can. 

Extracurricular study

Alongside your usual studies, we also offer free extracurricular courses in sustainability, languages and employability to enhance your employablity prospects.


SurreyLearn is the University’s virtual learning environment (VLE), an online area in which lecturers and students can interact in a range of teaching and learning activities.

Personal development

SPLASH is the place to go if you want to improve your academic skills or information skills.  It's also a great place if you need somewhere to work as a group or practice presentations.

The Centre for Wellbeing run a full and varied programme of groups and workshops on different themes throughout the year. See their current programme for more information and to book online

Placement Administration

Support for professional training year placements is located in the Employability and Careers Centre in the Philip Marchant Building.

Postgraduate Research Students

Postgraduate research students

The postgraduate research student pages contain important information to help you navigate the doctoral experience and discover the wealth of specialist support available to you.

English Languague Support Programme

The English Language Support Programme (ELSP), delivered by the School of Literature and Languages, provides tailored English language support to all Surrey students registered on undergraduate or postgraduate courses. It is particularly valuable to students who speak English as a second or additional language.

Language and Culture Exchange Scheme

The University of Surrey offers all students and staff the opportunity to learn and practise another language through the Language and Culture Exchange Scheme (LACES).

SPLASH and Study Support

Based on level 1 within the Library a dedicated team of Learning Development Advisers and Learning Development Librarians are available to offer guidance and support to help you to maximise your academic, personal and professional potential via one-to-one or group-based learning contexts.


Find out when exams are taking place and what you need to do.

Up and Coming Events for Final Year Students

Throughout the autumn and new year we will be running a series of taster sessions across all four faculties to introduce you to a number of new and exciting masters’ programmes.

The Office of Student Complaints, Appeals and Regulation (OSCAR)

Deals with the administration of student academic appeals, fitness to practise cases, fitness to study cases and student discipline.


Purchase all your textbooks, stationery and merchandise throughout your studies.