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.

Student stories

Read our student stories and discover what it’s really like to study at Surrey.

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.

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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.

Stay connected


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We hope you can join us on campus for The Surrey Showcase Live 2023 on Saturday 17 June from 12:00 to 16:00. You ca…
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Our Space4Nature #EarthObservation project with @SurreyWT and others is one of the first UK climate projects accept…
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Happy 20th Birthday to the Surrey Sleep Research Centre! At a special public event tonight, Professor Derk-Jan Dijk…

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