Student life

At the University of Surrey, we’ll inspire you to see the world differently and to experience everything student life has to give.

We offer the best of both worlds, a friendly campus university set in beautiful countryside, with the convenience and social life of bustling Guildford on your doorstep.

Experience Surrey first-hand

These moments matter

Your time at university will be made up of a series of moments. These moments, big or small, academic or personal, will come together to form an unforgettable experience.

Student stories

From making lifelong friends to discovering new interests, current students share their best experiences at the University of Surrey.

Get involved

Whether you want help discovering your dream job or are interested in free extracurricular courses to enhance your employability prospects, we’re here to help.

Your union, your voice

The University of Surrey Students' Union is run by students for students. You will automatically become a member of the Students' Union on enrolment which allows you to enjoy all of the great services and events it has to offer.

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Our first public astronomy evening of 2020 is taking place this evening. The evening is free to attend and starts a…
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The Surrey Research Fellowship is an exciting new opportunity for exceptional ECRs to join a cohort of future acade…
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Ever thought of doing a PhD? Postgraduate research student Sue Terry talks to @thisisallan - Associate Dean (Docto…
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It’s important to look after yourself during exam season. A solid revision plan, healthy lunch, and a good night’s…

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How to cope with exam stress

Its currently nearing the end of semester exam period for us here at the University and revision is at...


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