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Published: 09 April 2015

Surrey celebrates another top ten position for student experience

The University of Surrey has been ranked at number six in this year’s Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey, including top three for high-quality facilities, good sports facilities and good industry connections.

The result follows the University being ranked fourth for student satisfaction in The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 and eighth in the National Student Survey (NSS), achieving an overall satisfaction rating of 91 per cent. 

Almost 14,700 undergraduates took part in the annual survey, which is divided into 21 key attributes of universities as chosen by students. Only universities reaching minimum ratings on the scale were included in the final dataset. A total of 113 institutions were included this year. 

Explore the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey in more detail.

Professor Gill Nicholls, Vice-President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic Affairs, said, "This is a wonderful achievement for the University of Surrey and I am absolutely delighted that we have reached sixth place in the survey. These results are testament to the hard work and dedication from staff across the University, and we are incredibly proud of the work we do to ensure students get the very best experience while at Surrey. 

"Since 2007, our campus has been transformed through a £230 million building development and improvement programme – including investment of £130 million on student accommodation, £36 million into Surrey Sports Park and £16 million on the new Library and Learning Centre. It is satisfying to see such investment is appreciated by our students and is making a difference to their experience.

"The University works very much in partnership with the Students' Union to ensure that the student voice is central to our planning."

Discover more about the Surrey student experience and take a virtual tour of our campus.

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