GetSet Visit to the University of Surrey



In January GetSet staff recently visited the University of Surrey which is currently the 2016 Times and the Sunday Times University of the Year. During the visit to the beautiful university campus in Guildford, about 40 minutes from London, we found out why.

The University of Surrey is ranked 4th in the UK by the Guardian Newspaper, 8th in the UK for student satisfaction and 1st for student employability.

5G Innovation Centre

The University of Surrey has attracted 70 million pounds for research into 5G technology. The 5G Innovation Centre is the world’s largest academic research centre dedicated to next generation mobile and wireless connectivity, partners in the industry in include; 
EE, Huawei, O2, Vodafone, HEFCE, Enterprise M3, TEOCO Corporation, BBC, BT, Cobham, Anite, Ascom, Catapult Digital, Fujitsu, Rohde & Schwarz, Samsung, Roke, McLaren Applied Technologies, Ofcom, Imagination Technologies, ITRI, MYCOM OSI, Three and Ordnance Survey.

Veterinary Medicine School


Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, recently opened the new state-of the-art Veterinary Medicine School at the University of Surrey, one of only eight such schools in the UK. 

Course offered are:

BSc (Hons) Veterinary Biosciences
BVMSci Veterinary Medicine & Science)
MSc Veterinary Microbiology
PhD Veterinary Medicine and Science

Student Accommodation


Excellent on campus student accommodation, here is an example of an en-suite room and shared kitchen facilities.

Sports facilities

University of Surrey Sports Park is a £36 million elite training venue with world class sports and events facilities including:
• 50m, 8 lane, Olympic standard swimming pool
• 1,000-seat arena space
• 120 station gym and strength & conditioning area
• Outdoor sports space and pitches
• 3 artificial pitches including 3G turf
• Climbing wall
• 6 squash courts
• 2 large exercise studios/conference rooms