University of Surrey


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, Surrey provides exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower our students for personal and professional success.

At the University of Surrey, we’ll inspire you to see the world differently and to experience everything student life has to give. The university offers the best of both worlds, a friendly campus university set in the beautiful countryside, with the convenience and social life of bustling Guildford on your doorstep. Our Students’ Union is 7th in the country and plans some of the most exciting events around. University is a time for trying new things and saying yes to new opportunities.

The University of Surrey is regarded as one of the UK’s leading research universities with a global reputation for academic excellence. The University is ranked in the top 25 in the three major league tables in the UK, along with an award-winning careers team. Our professionally focused degrees develop a blend of knowledge, skills, and experience that prepares our students for the real world of work.

Surrey prides itself on producing some of the most employable students in the UK, the university was awarded ‘The University of the Year for Graduate Employment’ by the Times and Sunday Times in 2022, with 97% of graduates in work or further education six months after graduation. Surrey has over 15,000 students, across the two campuses, the university welcomes international students from 140 different countries. The university is ranked 9th in the UK for Student Satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2022.

Located within a beautiful, safe and secure campus just 34 minutes by train from central London, the University of Surrey offers students cutting-edge teaching and learning facilities alongside high-quality accommodation, which is guaranteed to all first-year students.

The £36 million world-class Surrey Sports Park offers state-of-the-art health and fitness facilities, including an Olympic-size swimming pool. The university offers a huge number of sports clubs, including; football, basketball, cricket, swimming, volleyball and much more. A number of our programmes are ranked in the top ten in the UK, including Hospitality and Tourism Management, Electronic and Electrical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Psychology and Business Management.

The university’s Professional Training placements give you the opportunity to develop your professional, academic and personal potential, equipping you to be adaptable, resilient, globally minded, confident, entrepreneurial and digitally savvy in the workplace. These qualities are widely recognised by employers and a significant proportion of placement students at Surrey are offered graduate-level jobs or go on to further study. 95% of undergraduate courses include a work placement opportunity.

The University of Surrey currently has three faculties:

Our faculty covers the core engineering disciplines of aeronautical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering, electronic engineering and mechanical engineering alongside the specific disciplines of chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics.

We are comprised of four schools, the School of Biosciences and Medicine, School of Health Sciences, School of Psychology and School of Veterinary Medicine.

The faculty brings together scholars and students from across an extraordinary range of academic disciplines in a learning community that is dedicated to the discovery and enrichment of the arts, humanities and social sciences. We are artists, entrepreneurs, scholars and practitioners working on the pleasures and challenges of our times.

All students meeting the entry requirements for the University of Surrey who have studied at a GEMS school in UAE and Qatar are eligible for the GEMS Excellence Award.

Scholarship value

up to 3,000GBP

Scholarship Details

• Be an overseas fee-paying student
• Hold an offer to study a full-time bachelors degree programme at FHEQ Level 4 (first-year entry)
• Be self-funded (you must be paying for your studies independently rather than being sponsored)
• This Scholarship is not open to students from Surrey International Study Centre (SISC) or joining SISC]

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Award Type

Non-competitive award

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