Working at the University of Surrey

The University's ethos is based upon a belief in our ability to make a difference to the world – to have a positive impact through our free-thinking and hard work.

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve – shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee. Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.

Vice-Chancellor's Australia Day Honours

Professor GQ Max Lu, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Surrey, has been honoured with a medal of the Order of Australia (Officer in the General Division) as part of the Australia Day Honours list.

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Working at the University

Get an overview of the University's campus and find out what working life is like from the people who work here.

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Living in Guildford

Guildford town centre is just ten minutes from campus. Find out what it has to offer and get useful tips on relocating here.

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Overseas candidates

Find out how we value diversity and continue to welcome applications from qualified staff from the EU and worldwide.

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Equality and diversity

Find out how we are committed to providing an inclusive environment for all our staff.

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Business Effectiveness Through Innovation 2017 award winner

Our Human Resources department was recognised at the Universities Human Resources Conference this year for the implementation of our People Planning Process.

Awards and achievements