My Surrey experience

Read our student case studies to discover what it's like to be a student at the University of Surrey. Join us at an Open Day where you can meet our students and hear what it is like to study at Surrey.

Benjamin Karkera, Mechanical Engineering student at the University of Surrey

My Professional Training experience - Ben Karkera, BEng Mechanical Engineering

"The highlight for me was the pride in being given responsibility, and being able to complete work to a high standard. By the end of my placement I really felt a part of the team, and as though I was contributing in a meaningful way."

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Antonio Spaccapietra, English Literature student at the University of Surrey

My Surrey experience - Antonio Spaccapietra, BA English Literature

"My greatest achievement was in completing my two novels, which my degree helped me to complete by enriching my understanding of literature and allowing me to frequent specialised people in the subject."

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Petar Georgiev

My Professional Training experience – Petar Georgiev (MEng Automotive Engineering) at Cummins Inc.

“I think my proudest achievement has been delivering face-to-face presentations to our customer and discussing ways to solve various design issues with them.”

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One of the safest universities in the UK

The University of Surrey was named the number one university in the UK for security in the Times Higher Education (THE)’s Student Experience Survey 2017, as well as ranking fifth nationally in the survey overall, rising from 26th place last year.

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My PhD experience – Brian Gardner, PhD in Computer Science

“Studying for my PhD at Surrey was a great experience. There’s plenty of support available to enable PhD students to become effective researchers such as the researcher development programme, which offers a wide range of helpful workshops.”

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Estelle le Sache

My PhD experience – Estelle le Saché, PhD in Chemical and Process Engineering

“I’m now finishing the first year of my PhD and I have already filed a patent application covering the intellectual property of the novel materials I’ve developed.”

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My Surrey experience - Krishni Manorajan, PGDip Physician Associate

"This programme has significantly changed my future, I can definitely say I have learnt immense amounts in a small period of time and look forward to the lifetime of learning to come whilst working within the NHS."

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Ioannis Kalargaris

My PhD experience – Ioannis Kalargaris, PhD in Chemical and Process Engineering

“I’ve been able to improve my entrepreneurial skills and develop a ‘green’ business idea which has gone through to the final round of an EU Project award, where I will have to pitch to investors.”

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Physician Associate student Pahim Miah

My Surrey experience - Pahim Miah, PGDip Physician Associate

"Choosing to study at Surrey was the best way for me to begin working towards my career as a Physician Associate."

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