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Spread across three sites around the historical town of Guildford, the University of Surrey has contributed to groundbreaking research in areas such as medicine, health and environment. Over 3,500 postgraduate students go to study there every year from all corners of the globe. 

There are three faculties making up the university:

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

There are three campuses:

  • Stag Hill – set across landscape grounds with a lake on campus
  • Hazel Farm
  • Manor Park – which boasts the universities £36 million Surrey Sports Park.

Surrey has a reputation as a leading research university, with a world class profile. Over the last year, it has made its way to the ‘top ten’ in numerous ranking tables, including the Complete University Guide 2016.

All sites are within walking distance to the centre of Guildford, where you will find plenty of shops, a cinema, sporting outlets and even an ice skating rink. The high street is lined with restaurants, bars and pubs, where students in the evening.

Students say:

“Really good university offering a good range of postgraduate programmes with experienced and helpful staff. Located just outside London, in Guildford, it offers a small but nice place to spend your free time. University offers exceptional sports facilities and various sports clubs are available to join.”

“Brilliant, excellent.”

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About the University of Surrey

The University of Surrey offers a variety of accredited postgraduate degrees through its three faculties. These are the - Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences; Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences; and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. The University has moved to fourth place in the ‘Guardian University Guide – 2016’ and offers a variety of research programmes as well.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2016

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2016

This University

35% Part Time
65% Full Time

All universities (avg)

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2016


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2016

10,215 Undergraduate
3,705 Postgraduate

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Source: HESA, 2016


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