Study at the University of Surrey
Welcome to the University of the Year for Graduate Employment 2022*
The University of Surrey is a highly ranked university based in Southeast England. Located in the peaceful town of Guildford and surrounded by countryside, you will find inspiration in the rolling hills of Surrey – whilst still living within easy reach of bustling London.
The University is the perfect place to immerse yourself in a practical learning experience alongside your traditional studies. Be a part of a community of likeminded students who are ready to change the world alongside you.
Why study at the University of Surrey?
Best university placement service in the UK
The University of Surrey has been awarded the best university work placement service for the third year straight in the 2021 National University Employability Awards, making it the best place to become a highly employable graduate.
Career and development
As a student at Surrey, you'll be preparing for your future both inside and outside of the classroom. As well as learning from experts of industry, you'll benefit from many opportunities to develop your employability skills – from practical work experiences to first-class advice from the Employability and Careers Centre.
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 in Surrey. 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 Surrey Space Centre (SSC) is the largest UK academic centre for space engineering research. 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.
The University of Surrey continues to perform well in the major UK league tables. In 2023, the University was ranked:
- 18th (Complete University Guide 2023)
- 22nd (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)
- 24th (The Guardian University Guide 2023)
- Shortlisted for the University of the Year (The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023)
First-class student experience
Students at the University of Surrey are amongst the most satisfied in the UK. The University was ranked 9th in the UK in the National Student Survey 2022 – with an overall satisfaction score of 84.25 out of 100.
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.
*The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022
Discover our pathway programmes at the International Study Centre, leading to undergraduate and postgraduate study at the University of Surrey.
How to apply
Ready to join us at the International Study Centre? Learn more about the application process and what you need before you arrive.