The University of Surrey was established on 9 September 1966 with the grant of its Royal Charter, but its roots go back to a late nineteenth-century concern to provide greater access to further and higher education for the poorer inhabitants of London.
Our four areas of study within the Faculty are:
The Faculty hosts a large number of focused research groups and centres, with strong leadership and mentoring to support and encourage staff, and to facilitate coordinated bidding for major research opportunities.
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With students from over 120 different countries, we’re proud to be one of the most culturally-diverse universities in the UK. Specialist staff in our International Office are here to help your throughout the application process – from advising on choosing the right course to applying for a visa and preparing for your first few weeks at Surrey.
We offer a wide range of student accommodation and do everything we can to help you feel at home on campus.
Whether you live at Stag Hill, Manor Park or Hazel Farm, fantastic University facilities, beautiful open spaces and Guildford’s lively town centre are only a short walk or bus ride away.
The University of Surrey Library and Learning Centre is the academic hub of our campus.
We’ve invested £16 million in the Library over the past five years to create a state-of-the-art learning environment.
The University of Surrey’s beautiful campus offers students the best of both worlds. Our safe, self-contained student community is just ten minutes’ walk from Guildford town centre.
Surrey Sports Park is one of Europe’s leading sports venues and the home of Team Surrey.
Whether you’re a complete beginner or an established player, you’ll be welcomed into our friendly sporting community.Key Facilities
National Student Survey gives Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences the thumbs-up.
Students graduating from the Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences in 2013 have reported extremely high levels of satisfaction with their course, according to the latest annual results from the influential National Student Survey (NSS).
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