University of Surrey
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: United Kingdom
Found Year: 1891
Address: Street/Avenue
Introduction

The University of Surrey shares knowledge and makes new discoveries through innovative research, business collaborations and teaching. The University sets out to inspire people to do wonderful things, and help them to acquire the tools they need to make a meaningful contribution to the world. Educating students Surrey students are inspired by award winning academics from around the world who teach the essential life skill of how to learn while also undertaking research that is changing lives. Personal and professional development is embedded at the heart of a student’s learning experience. Research At the University of Surrey, research is having a practical and positive impact on people’s lives, touching communities and societies all over the world. The University is known for world-class research in the key areas of electronics, communications, physics, health, medicine and space science. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) classified a significant amount of research at the University as ‘world-leading’. In all, 78 per cent of the University’s research outputs were ranked either 4* or 3*; of a quality that is world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour. An international university With over 50 per cent of all research outputs featuring an international co-author and more than 100 strategic partnerships across the globe, international activities have become increasingly important at Surrey. The University has one of the largest proportions of overseas students at any university – more than a fifth – and is a founding member of the University Global Partnership Network (UGPN) involving North Carolina State University and the Universidad de São Paulo in Brazil. Building upon its profile in China through its campus in Dalian with Dongbei University of Finance and Economics the university has been forging new strategic partnerships in China with universities such as Sun Yat Sen and Shanghai Jiao Tong. Internationalisation permeates all that we do at Surrey and contributes to realising the University’s mission to solve global challenges, lead research and innovation, and fuel generations of students with a spirit of curiosity and a desire to improve the world we live in. Business partnerships The University of Surrey is connected to the local community, the regional economy and the wider world by a fundamental desire to collaborate. Whether partnering with the biggest names in technology and communication to building the world's first 5G Innovation Centre on our campus, hosting 110 high-tech companies on our own Research Park, or stimulating over £1bn of economic activity in the southeast of England every year, our business partnerships put our expertise to work for everyone's benefit. Top location The University of Surrey is set in bustling Guildford in the heart of South East England within sight of the Surrey Hills. It is a 30-minute drive to London Heathrow airport and just 34 minutes to London by rail ensuring good transport connections for business and the capital.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Hospitality & Tourism Management
3
Telecommunication Engineering
51-75
Veterinary Sciences
51-75
Nursing
51-75
Sociology
51-75
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
76-100
Transportation Science & Technology
76-100
Computer Science & Engineering
101-150
Key Statistics
15085
Total Enrollment
4620(30.6%)
International Students
12250
Undergraduate Enrollment
3120(25.5%)
International Students
2835
Graduate Enrollment
1500(52.9%)
International Students