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Keep up-to-date with the latest news from the University of Surrey. From high profile research discoveries to stories about the people at the heart of our thriving academic community, read on to find out what’s happening at Surrey and how our work is making an impact on the world.

Pictured from left are Alireza Behnejad (Teaching Fellow), Professor Michael Kearney (Provost and Executive Vice-President), Darren James, Professor Abigail Bristow (Head of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering) and Colin Howard (Senior Tutor)

Surrey graduate reflects on civil engineering career

The University was delighted to welcome back to campus graduate Darren James for the 2017 annual Civil Engineering Alumni Lecture.

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Become a Student Telephone Caller

The 2018 telethon is coming up, and the Advancement office is looking for students to call alumni!

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Surrey leads UK-Indian workshop on sustainable development

The University’s Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES) partnered with the CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) to stage the Newton Bhabha Fund Researcher Link workshop in Dehradun, India.

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5G solution assures 4K video quality on mobile phones over the internet

Researchers in Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre have developed a novel technique that enables mobile phone users to view 4K ultra-high definition (UHD) video undisrupted, regardless of where the content source is located on the public internet.

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Department wins grant to give children hands-on scientific experience

Surrey’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has won a Royal Society Partnership Grant in partnership with a local primary school, which will give children the opportunity to take part in a practical scientific project.

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Royal Commission 1851 Fellowship funds further research for EngD student

Currently working as a Research Engineer at Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear, Ed Williamson has been honoured with a highly prestigious Industrial Fellowship from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.

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Former Surrey students named NCE Graduate Awards finalists

Two of Surrey’s star Civil Engineering graduates have been nominated for the prestigious NCE (New Civil Engineer) Graduate Awards 2017.

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Winnie Mac at Roche Continents

Chemistry undergraduate joins elite group at Roche Continents

Winnie Mac, who is studying for a BSc in Chemistry at Surrey, was one of Europe’s only science undergraduates selected to attend Roche Continents, the annual celebration of science and the arts held in Salzburg.

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Why the sky’s the limit for solar energy

In an interview with, Professor Ravi Silva outlines how research into processed organic materials could enable solar energy systems that cost a thousandth of their current price.

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