Established in 1966 with roots dating back to 1891, the University of Surrey is an ambitious, research-intensive academic institution located within the county town of Guildford, Surrey, in the South East of England.
The university’s research is highly regarded, winning 3 Queen’s Anniversary Prizes as a result of research endeavours. It is considered the leading higher education in South East England and is ranked highly nationally; 8th overall by The Guardian, 13th overall by the Complete University Guide, and 12th overall by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2014.
Subject Strengths: Engineering, Science
The campus is situated within sight of the idyllic Surrey Hills, named as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and filled with endless opportunities to relax and unwind – from pretty country pubs and National Trust sites such as Box Hill and Polesden Lacey, to local breweries and vineyards, and acres of rolling countryside for walking and cycling.
Just ten minutes’ walk from campus, Guildford is an exciting mixture of historical, cultural and modern delights. Whilst it offers all the convenience of a modern town, you’ll also feel as safe and included as in any village. Here are some amenities near our campus.