Student life

Learn more about life as a student at Surrey, ranked top 10 in The Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018.

Surrey student experience

The best things about Surrey

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

What our students say

What kind of student are you?

Complete our student quiz to discover what kind of undergraduate student you are.

University of Surrey Students' Union (USSU)

All University of Surrey students automatically become members of the Students' Union on enrolment.

The Students' Union is an independent charity led by sabbatical officers who represent Surrey students.


From working with the local community to raising money for several charities, volunteering is at the heart of our Students' Union activities.

Stay connected


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Our current students have plenty of tips for a successful @ucas_online application:
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We teamed up with @UniofOxford to explore how autonomous vehicles could shape the future of urban tourism:…
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100 years ago, the First World War came to an end. This year, we remember and say thank you to all those who served…
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Next week we'll be welcoming @stevewaygood to speak at our Annual Roland Clift Lecture, where he'll tackle the ques…

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