Discover the career that is right for you, develop the skills you need to succeed, and dive in with work experience and professional training.
We offer careers information, advice and guidance throughout your time as a student as well as up to three years after you graduate.
Recognised as the Best University Placement Service
University of Surrey graduates recognised as amongst the most employable in the UK
Surrey has an outstanding record for graduate employability.
The University has been awarded the prestigious accolade of University of the Year for Graduate Employment in the Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide for 2022.
The Graduate Outcomes 2022 survey, published by the UK’s Higher Education Standards Agency (HESA), found that 95% of Surrey's students find work or go on to further study after graduating (UK domiciled, undergraduate full-time students).
Further analysis shows the proportion of Surrey’s UK-resident, full-time student graduates finding higher-skilled work stands at 87%, ranking our graduates 10th in the UK and 2nd in the South East, behind only the University of Oxford.
Supporting your career journey
We are here to support you with finding and applying for your chosen job.
We have a host of resources available to you, including Surrey Pathfinder your digital hub giving you 24-hour access to careers appointments and event bookings, jobs, placements and interactive development tools. Use Pathfinder to discover the career that is right for you, develop the skills you need to succeed and dive in with work experience and placements.
Best university careers and employability service
The judges of the National Undergraduate Employability Awards awarded Surrey’s Employability and Careers team as the Best University Careers/Employability Service in the UK for 2022.
Our award is a result of our relentless focus on graduate employability as well as the success of our Professional Training placements, which we pioneered 60 years ago and in which we continue to be a world leader today.
Find out more about our exceptional careers service.