We're a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a Beautiful and thriving campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success.
You can always expect more at Surrey; we are the University of the Year for Graduate Employment, putting our students' experience at the heart of everything we offer. We have risen to the top 25% for student satisfaction in the National Survey for Student Satisfaction. Come and meet us and see for yourself why the University of Surrey is the right choice for you.
Why choose the University of Surrey?
- Named the University of the Year for Graduate Employment by the Sunday Times and Good University Guide 2022.
- In 2020-21, we won the National Undergraduate Employability Award for the Best University Placement Service (over 500 placements) for the third year running.
- 93% of our undergraduates go on to thrive in work or further education.
- We have a range of exciting opportunities, including over 180 clubs/societies where our students can pursue their passions and create incredible memories.
- Our growing global community, set in the vibrant town of Guildford, is made up of more than 16,000 students from 140 countries.
- Our Stag Hill campus is a place of inspirational spaces, hidden gems, rich culture with beautiful countryside and home to several award-winning buildings.
- We're central – a 30-minute drive to Heathrow Airport, 40-minute drive to Gatwick Airport, and 50 minutes away from the south coast by car. The train journey to London takes just 34 minutes.
Exceptional teaching - learn from the best
Your satisfaction is guaranteed at Surrey. Our focus on high-quality teaching and excellent student experiences helped us break into the top 25 in the National Student Survey for student satisfaction in 2021. We're raising expectations all the time.
We celebrate individuals who make a big difference. So, you can make a big difference. In 2020, Dr Trace and Professor Mayhew were awarded a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF), which celebrates individuals who have made an outstanding impact on students and the teaching profession in higher education.
Above all, we care about doing the right thing, individually and collectively. Our Award-winning academics from around the world inspire us with their pioneering research every day. So much so that the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings placed us 61st out of 1,115 universities based on the quality of our research and innovation.
Employability - opportunity abounds
Studying at Surrey will give you the tools and opportunities to thrive in your future career. Did you know that graduates are among the most employable in the UK? Yes, that's right! The Times Good University Guide 2022 named us the University of the Year for graduate employment.
We are very proud of our record for graduate employability. 93 per cent of our 2017 graduates were in work or further education six months after they graduated, as validated by the Higher Education Statistics Agency.
We have over 2,300 exceptional links with industry and a fantastic professional training programme offering enormous opportunities for your personal and professional growth. Our Professional Training Placements allow you to develop your professional, academic and personal potential, equipping you to be adaptable, resilient, globally minded, confident, entrepreneurial and digitally savvy in the workplace.
Together, we'll show you a world of possibility and how to unearth your own undiscovered potential. Find out what makes the University of Surrey stand out from the rest and why you should consider us when looking to go to university.