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.

University is a time for trying new things and saying yes to opportunities. Our Students’ Union is 7th in the country and plans some of the most exciting events around. With more than 160 societies to get involved in, there is something for everyone.

Experience Surrey first-hand

Experience life at Surrey

From your first step on campus, you'll feel a sense of the lively social scene and strong community spirit.

Virtual tour app

No matter where you are in the world, our virtual tour allows you to experience the University of Surrey from the comfort of your home. Navigate through 360° photos and videos to view our accommodation, places to eat, study spaces and so much more!

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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.

Students' Union

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.

Stay connected


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Our next Open Day will be on 7th December 2022. This event will include subject talks as well as an introduction to…
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Don’t forget to pop down to the lake after lunch and explore the serenity that our lovely campus has to offer. If…
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There’s a hive of activity today for our #openday. Students and their parents continue to turn up throughout the…

Latest blog posts


Applicant Day: Why you should attend

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My Applicant Day experience

I remember my Applicant Day so well, because it was the deciding factor in putting Surrey as my first...