We firmly believe that excellence in research and teaching in the twenty-first century can only be achieved with an international dimension.
Our global strategy
The University of Surrey will be widely recognised, particularly in Asia, the Americas and Europe, as a leading university that is globally renowned for excellent research and teaching. Our mission is to project Surrey to the world and to open our doors by creating an environment where the University, our staff and students can achieve their greatest potential and, through their skills and knowledge, positively contribute to society at a local, national and international level.
"My vision for the Faculty is to help the University to achieve its international strategy by building a close-knit community of international students and developing meaningful and long-lasting partnerships that can raise our international profile, lead to innovations and produce positive socioeconomic impacts to improve people's lives locally and globally."Prashant Kumar, Associate Dean (International)
International student community
Join our international community and become part of one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life.
Apply for a visa or approval by the Academic Technology Approval Scheme before commencing your studies at Surrey.
Our staff and student body are drawn from all around the globe and help to maintain a vibrant sense of internationalisation through all our activities.