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

Experience life at Surrey

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

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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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Your Student Peer Supporters return online from today! Whether you’ve just received your A Level results or you’l…
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Secure your place at Surrey by calling our Clearing hotline, you can call us on 0800 052 2248 ☎️ If you are outsid…
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If you’re looking to pursue your passion or kickstart your career, our courses are designed to help you get to wher…

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