We are at the cutting edge internationally in developing novel solutions for global health challenges, to achieve this, we work closely with key industrial partners and clinical leaders to generate new models of for delivering for integrated health and social care.
Our nursing courses are ranked 6th in the UK by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.
Our nursing courses are ranked 7th in the UK in the QS World University Subject Rankings 2023
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We aim to
- Deliver excellence in healthcare learning and teaching to create a workforce fit for the future.
- Provide a high-quality student experience to all of our learners.
- Produce world-class healthcare research that addresses global healthcare priorities and underpins the delivery of integrated ethical care supported by technological and clinical innovation.
- Become an international leader of health science innovation.
- Create an environment to inspire productivity and creativity.
- Recruit, retain and develop excellent staff.
- Work to viable and sustainable practices across the School.
Our research was rated top-ten in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 with 93 percent rated world-leading and internationally excellent (REF2014, Unit 3 – Allied health professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy).
We work with diverse patient and social care groups in which research-related knowledge and skills benefit individuals, organisations and society.
Our team have made significant advances in understanding patient and family experiences, methods for research, and the theory and application of health and social care.
We have worked with commercial partners to share our knowledge and help get ideas into practice through Knowledge Transfer Partnership awards.
Global partnerships are crucial to realising our ambition to improve healthcare through our research, education, innovation and enterprise.
We seek to promote our ground-breaking research and attract the most promising researchers and students from around the world. We do this by forging links with business and industry and have, as a result, developed close relationships with talented people and like-minded organisations around the world.
As a research-intensive University, we are committed to interacting with the best researchers on the global stage to address issues affecting healthcare. Our international collaborations in research have led to many of our research outputs featuring an international co-author.
Practice placements partnerships
Students from the School of Health Sciences have the opportunity to complete placements across health care institutions, including:
- Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
- Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
- Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust
- Ashford and St Peters NHS Trust
- First Community Health and Care
- Royal Surrey County Hospital
- Central Surrey Health
- First Community Health and Care
- Frimley Park Hospital
- North Hampshire Hospitals
- Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
- Sussex Community Health
- Virgin Care
- Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust.
Who we work with
We have over 800 active partnerships. Our expert staff, students and alumni work with health care providers, government, corporate businesses, SMEs and the third sector to improve the delivery of health care nationally and internationally.
Below are just a few examples of some of the organisations we’re currently working with.