Life at Surrey

Discover what life is like at the University of Surrey, from our beautiful campus to the bustling town of Guildford.

The University of Surrey campus has extensive facilities and a range of accommodation and a high numbers of international postgraduate students means a large and supportive social network.

There is a strong arts scene on campus and the Surrey Sports Park is a world class facility with discounted membership for students.

High-quality rented accommodation is also available off-campus.

Discover more about the University campus.

Internationally connected

At the University of Surrey, you’re in the perfect location for an international approach to education. Less than 40 minutes from the UK’s two biggest international airports, London Gatwick and London Heathrow, Surrey is perfectly placed for access to the wider world.

The University is also just 34 minutes from London by train, giving you direct access to the historic, diverse, vibrant delights of the capital.

The thriving South East

Guildford lies in the heart of South East England, which is renowned for its affluence and strong economy.

More organisations and companies have their headquarters in the county of Surrey than any other county in the UK, from non-governmental organisations like the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) UK to multinational giants like Philips, McLaren, Samsung, Toyota, Unilever, Esso and Procter & Gamble.

As such, Surrey boasts outstanding connections with industry and a thriving economy throughout the county.

Surrey Research Park

The University, and the MBA programme in particular, have strong links to the Surrey Research Park, a major centre of excellence in technology, science, health and engineering that is widely regarded as the best science park of its kind in the UK.

Home to international companies, as well as offering business incubation facilities, the Park reflects the University’s exceptional connections with international business and industry.

Explore Surrey Research Park.

Surrey Chambers of Commerce and Institute of Directors

Surrey has an outstanding Chamber of Commerce, with a wide series of connections to enterprise and SMEs.

The local branch of the Institute of Directors is also at your disposal, where we have a group membership for you to use.

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