University of Surrey, United Kingdom

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Overview

History, Affiliations & Rankings

Founded in 1966, the University of Surrey is a public research university in the United Kingdom. It is located in Guildford, which is a large town in Surrey and is associated with the Association of MBAs, ACU, EUA, SETsquared, University Global Partnership Network (UGPN), and more.  It is one of the prominent universities of the World and holds the QS World University Ranking of 274. It also stands at the 26th position in The Guardian University Guide 2020 and was recognised as an ‘outstanding’ university after it received a Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
 
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

Various academic programmes offered at the university are divided under three faculties, which consist of 22 departments and schools dedicated to various areas of study including acting politics, engineering, health sciences, and more. The university believes in expanding the facilities that are offered along with sustainable development and in analysing the students’ satisfaction level by implementing the National Student Survey (NSS). This facility allows the final-year undergraduate students to give their feedback about their overall experience at the university.  It has 300 buildings that achieve BREEAM ‘Excellent’ that provide a selection of services ranging from laundry rooms to postal services.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The University of Surrey is ranked 100th in the 2019 edition of Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings. Graduates of the university are popular for making a name for themselves across a range of areas of study including academia, sports, environment, politics and government, arts, engineering, media and so on. Surrey’s list of notable alumni also comprises Olympic gold medallists and a great number of senior politicians. Individuals that are associated with the university include George Young, Dzulkefly Ahmad, Ameenah Gurib, Behrouz Afagh, Chiké Okonkwo, to name a few. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The University of Surrey provides a platform for higher education to thousands of students from across the countries. It has over 16,000 students among which more than 6,000 are international students. International students at the University of Surrey cover 36% of the total population of the university. Any student who joins the university can experience a rich diversity of culture and student body. The University of Surrey has more than 2,300 placement partners. Ample opportunities are available for students at the university as Surrey Research Park is a hub for 116 companies. 

Covid-19 Response

The University of Surrey has put forward a full Covid-19 University health and safety policy implemented across campus, risk assessments, enhanced cleaning measures, and more. Keeping in mind the uncertainties caused due to the pandemic, the following are the latest updates on its response to the same: 

  • In-person teaching will continue on campus according to the plan, for students pursuing programmes in the areas of veterinary medicine, health medicine, film and video production technology and undergraduate final years in Acting, Actor Musician and Musical Theatre, second and final years in Theatre Production and all Masters programmes.

  • In semester 2 for all taught students, teaching will begin as ‘online-only’.

  • The university will offer accommodation to all PG February 2021 starters as long as applied by the deadline of December 11, 2021. 

  • Students travelling from outside the UK will be required to self-isolate on arrival in campus accommodation for ten days.

  • Applications for postgraduate research at the University of Surrey are currently being processed as normal.

  • Only those students on programmes undertaking face-to-face teaching may return to campus. They must stay at their vacation accommodation until at least mid-February and not return to the university campus.

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University of Surrey, United Kingdom Scholarship

Asylum Seeker Bursary 2021 Entry

Scholarship Amount: 

  • The difference between the UK/EU tuition fee* and the international fee charged (up to £17,500)

  • A maximum maintenance bursary of £1,500 towards books, set up costs, and travel in the first year of study

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Should be unable to access funding through Student Finance England.

  • Should have an offer of an undergraduate or postgraduate course at the University of Surrey.

  • Should not already have an equivalent or higher-level education qualification.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2021 

How to Apply: 

  • Submit a duly-filled application form

  • Should have a supporting statement of no longer than 500 words from a referee who should provide their contact details along with proof that the school, college, community or voluntary group they represent will support. 

  • Should submit the required documents received from the Home Office.

Discounts for Surrey Graduates 2021 Entry

Scholarship Amount: 

20% discount on taught postgraduate masters programme fees

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Should be a fully self-funded student.

  • Should be a UK, EU or international student who has pursued an undergraduate degree at the University of Surrey campus in Guildford.

  • Should be September/October 2021, February 2021 or February 2022 entrant.

  • Should be applying for a 2021 postgraduate taught entry programme, who has received any external sponsorship.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2021 

How to Apply: 

The tuition fee invoice should be emailed to the university email account in October/November 2021 or February 2022.

Surrey International Masters Scholarship 2021 Entry

Scholarship Amount: 

£2,500 on first-year fees

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Should be a national of Thailand, Nigeria, India, Turkey, Vietnam, Pakistan, or Ghana.

  • Should hold an offer for a full-time masters programme (except MBA), commencing in September/October 2020 or February 2021.

  • Should meet all the requirements mentioned on offer.

  • Should be an international fee-paying student.

  • Should be self-funded.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2021 

How to Apply: 

No formal application needs to be submitted for this scholarship. 

Note: For programmes longer than one year such as MSc Electronic Engineering, the award is payable for the first year of study only.

Surrey MBA Scholarship 2021 Entry

Scholarship Amount: 

10%-50% of the total tuition fee, awarded on a rolling basis

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Must hold a lower second-class degree or equivalent.

  • Must be a UK, EU or overseas student

  • Must be studying full or part-time

  • Must comply with the English language requirements (IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall grade with 6.0 or equivalent)

Application Deadline: November 1, 2021 

How to Apply: 

All applicants will be automatically considered.

Surrey/ICE Scholarship 2021 Entry

Scholarship Amount: 

£1,950 to cover studies, salaried training, along with fast track education plus academic and industrial experience

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Should be studying BEng Civil Engineering at Surrey.

Application Deadline: March 19, 2021 (by 4 PM)

How to Apply: 

All applicants will be automatically considered.

Women in Leadership Scholarship 2021 Entry

Scholarship Amount: 

10%-50% of the total tuition fee, awarded on a rolling basis

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Must be a female student who can demonstrate their contribution to the business sector

  • Must hold a lower second-class degree or equivalent

  • Must be a UK, EU or overseas student

  • Must be studying full or part-time

  • Must comply with the English language requirements (IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall grade with 6.0 or equivalent)

Application Deadline: November 1, 2021 

How to Apply: 

All applicants will be automatically considered.

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