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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What made you choose Surrey? Thiago was attracted by our location in the Surrey Hills, but only 35 minutes from Lon…
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Your opinion matters! If you're in your final year, give your opinions on your university experience here:…
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Take care whilst out and about in Guildford today.
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Latest blog posts


Manging your time

University is such a new thing for everyone, it can be overwhelming and stressful and so it is important...


Life as a Student Commuter at the University of Surrey

With the growing cost of University, many students are looking to commute to campus, if you’re...