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.

Stay connected


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We will be commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day next week with @SurreyUnion by holding a special evening at Lakesid…
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Our Head of Politics @ameliahadfield1 shares her thoughts on Brexit, the UK and the Commonwealth.
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Our final panel of the day, The Politics of Data presented by Prof Amelia Hadfield (Politics), Dr Nicholas Kitchen…
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Next up is a talk on Public Engagement with Paul Manners (NCCPE), Ross Kelway (Community Officer), Lisa Dimbylow (M…

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