University of Surrey
The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, we provide exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success. Through our world-class research and innovation, we deliver transformational impact on society and shape future digital economy through agile collaboration and partnership with businesses, governments and communities.
Set in the bustling town of Guildford in the heart of the southeast of England, the campus is just a 10-minute stroll from Guildford town centre, which is alive with bars, restaurants and cafes. There is a frequent bus service between campus and the main railway station, running into the early hours of the morning. The town is also just a 34-minute train ride to London, making it easy to head to the capital for shopping, brunch, a night out, a West End show, some sightseeing or to visit to one of its inspiring galleries or museums.
Scholarships & funding
The University of Surrey has a number of scholarships and bursaries to support you through your studies. For more information, visit the fees and funding page on our website.
Applying for a PhD
This webinar will take a detailed look at how to apply for a PhD at the University of Surrey. You’ll be able to hear advice from academics and current postgraduate research students on finding and approaching a supervisor and preparing a research proposal. Staff from Admissions will be on hand to help with any specific questions.
Funding your PhD
Find out more about the options for funding your PhD, whether you are a UK or international student. We’ll update you on our latest funded studentship opportunities.
The PhD Experience
We aim to demystify the PhD. Hear from current postgraduate researchers and learn more about the support offered from the Doctoral College, the Researcher Development Programme and our wider research community.
Student services & facilities
- MySurrey Hive is a central place on our Stag Hill campus where you can get help and support on all matters relating to student life – from accommodation and careers support, to visas and money.
- The Centre for Wellbeing supports the emotional and psychological wellbeing of our students throughout their studies.
- Our Library and Learning Centre, located at the heart of campus, is open 365 days a year and provides a variety of learning environments including silent study and group work areas.
- Surrey Sports Park is one of Europe’s leading sports venues and the home of Team Surrey. Whether you join for fun, health or competition, become part of something bigger with access to all areas of our world-class facilities.
Stag Hill campus has everything you need to work, rest and play. From the Library and Learning Centre, to numerous coffee shops, bars and restaurants. We also have a convenience store and a weekly food market full of food stands and groceries. Our Stag Hill campus is conveniently located just 10 minutes’ walk from Guildford town centre.
Manor Park is home to Surrey Sports Park, the School of Veterinary Medicine and our student village which has more than 1,500 en-suite rooms, a café/bar and a student hangout space.
The Students’ Union is at the heart of our student community. Run by a team of elected students, they provide an incredible programme of activities, entertainment and volunteering opportunities, including a choice of over 180 sports clubs and societies.
There are many fantastic events on campus which bring together students from all different backgrounds and cultures. The Students’ Union and its societies also hold several events and activities throughout the year.
The University of Surrey's Accommodation Office will help you find the right place to live, on or off campus, at an affordable rent, throughout your time at the University of Surrey. We have more than 6,000 rooms of various types to suit all budgets and requirements. Our wide range of accommodation was included in the Student Crowd Best Student Accommodation Awards 2019.
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