We are proud to be one of the most culturally diverse universities in the UK, with more than 140 nationalities playing a role in university life.

We are here to help you throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.

Any questions for us?

Join our international community

View our video with English, Chinese and Russian subtitles by clicking through the gallery.

International student arrival guide

We understand that many of you will be leaving home for the first time, and moving to an unfamiliar culture can be both exciting and difficult at the same time. Explore our guide on the Welcome to Surrey website to help you make preparations for your new life in the UK.



We have a variety of scholarships and bursaries are available to international students.

Undergraduate webinars

Postgraduate webinars

Students and graduates

Study exchanges

If you are studying at one of our partner institutions, coming to study at Surrey for a full academic year or a semester is a great opportunity.

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