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The University of Surrey International Study Centre pathway programmes support talented international students to progress to a top 25 UK university (Complete University Guide 2020).

Our programmes are designed specifically to provide international students with the English language and academic skills they need to become a successful university student.

Flexible study options

You can choose to study your course on campus or virtually from home. Start your course in September 2021 and progress to the University of Surrey next autumn. Find out more about preparing to study at the International Study Centre.

Study options

Start your programme in January 2021 and progress to the University of Surrey in September 2021. You can choose how you study, either virtually from your home or on-campus. We’ll get you to where you want to be, the way you want to get there.

International Study Centre

University of Surrey library

International Study Centre students gain valuable skills needed to succeed at university level. Students also have access to all of Surrey’s fantastic campus facilities, including the Library and Learning Centre, Surrey Sports Park, Students’ Union as well as plenty of cafes, restaurants and social spaces where you can meet your friends.


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Programmes at the International Study Centre combine academic subjects, study skills and English language training, designed to provide international students with a direct pathway to a degree at the University of Surrey. We will support you every step of the way to ensure you successfully complete your programme and progress to your chosen degree.

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