University of Surrey International Study Centre
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. The university is set in the vibrant town of Guildford in the heart of the southeast of England and easily accessible to London. Just a ten-minute stroll from campus, Guildford is alive with bars restaurants and cafes.
At Surrey, we endeavour to prepare students for the world of work and the vast majority of our students undertake Professional Training placements as a part of their degree. We’re well known for our focus on graduate employability figures from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) reveal that 93 per cent of Surrey’s 2017 graduates were in work (or further education) six months after they graduated.
Surrey was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ institution when it received a prestigious Gold award in the first ever Teaching Excellence Framework, which is testament to our passion for inspiring our students and preparing them for a bright future.
The foundation of something wonderful
Already known around the world, the University of Surrey’s International Study Centre) has further enhanced the University’s international reputation. Study Group’s global marketing and recruitment provides increasing numbers of international students to the International Study Centre located on campus, often attracted by the quality of the University’s courses, many of which rank in the UK top 10. Run by Study Group, the International Study Centre is home to international students for their first year, providing the necessary academic knowledge, English language and study skills to succeed at degree level. (Rankings from The Guardian University Guide 2018).
Our International Study Centre programmes
International Foundation Year:
•Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences
•Engineering and Physical Sciences
•Health and Medical Sciences
•Management, Finance and Economics
Pathway to University study
The International Study Centre offers a supportive environment, expert teaching and the latest technology to ensure international students attain the necessary level to transition into their chosen degree course.
Professional Training placements
Students benefit from the University's focus on careers, with Professional Training placements available to all students in the during their degree. University of Surrey works with over 2,300 high-profile partner organisations to offer students real- world, professional work experience. This programme is admired by universities around the world.
A fantastic location
The University is based on a lakeside campus within the beautiful countryside of the Surrey Hills. Students study and live in green and peaceful surroundings, yet still have easy access to the nearby town of Guildford. The state-of-the- art facilities include the Surrey Sports Park, Ivy Arts Centre and the new Library and Learning Centre, where students can benefit from the latest technology and learning amenities.