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The University of Surrey is a leading university dedicated to providing a top-class education, making it one of the best places for international students to study abroad. Degrees offer career support and renowned Professional Training placement opportunities through the University’s partnerships with global companies. Guildford offers the perfect place to enjoy your studies in the UK, under 40 minutes from London by train and with a thriving student life of its own. Students at Surrey excel and progress equipped with the skills and confidence needed for personal and professional success.

World-class facilities

From the day you arrive on campus you will be welcomed into the University family with access to all of Surrey’s fantastic campus facilities and student resources. You will find everything you need for an exciting life on campus. Make new friends in the Students’ Union, go for a swim or lift some weights at the Surrey Sports Park, or find your new study space in the innovative Library and Learning Centre.

The University of Surrey is a research-led institution. The 5G Innovation Centre is the world’s largest academic research centre, dedicated to the next generation of mobile and wireless communications. New investments include state-of-the-art laboratories, open plan learning spaces and seminar rooms as part of the science, technology, engineering or mathematics facility.

First-class student experience

Students at the University of Surrey are amongst the most satisfied in the UK. In 2016, Surrey was named University of the Year for Student Experience by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide. Surrey’s commitment to student satisfaction means that while you study you will receive both personal and academic support and development, as well as access to world-class learning resources.

At the International Study Centre you will be surrounded by international students and supported by tutors who help you adjust to living and studying in the UK. It's the perfect start to your journey to a degree at Surrey.

Top-ranked degrees

The University of Surrey has established itself as a leading University in a variety of areas, ranking second in the Guardian University Guide 2020 for Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Criminology and Music, and an impressive third for Drama and Dance.

The International Study Centre will prepare you for a degree at Surrey. You can find out more on our programme pages:

International Foundation Year


No matter the pathway you choose, you will gain the skills and knowledge to progress to your chosen degree. The University offers a wide range of degree subjects for you to choose from - ensuring you are on the perfect degree for your interests and career goals.