In the community

The University of Surrey was established on Guildford’s Stag Hill 50 years ago. In that time, we have become an integral part of the town and our institution makes a valuable contribution to the wider local and regional community. We’re proud to call Guildford home.

How we make a difference

Local green space projects

With the support of our Estates team and students, we are supporting a variety of local green space projects including community gardens

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Our alumni

Many of our graduate community live locally and go on to contribute to our home town and the county of Surrey

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Public engagement with research

The University of Surrey recognises the importance of engaging the public with our research. We do this in a number of innovative and collaborative ways.

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Community day

Our Student Life Team volunteered with the GBC Community Wardens to cut back and clear the Park Barn/ Westborough Trim Trail


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Driving positive change

As the University celebrates its 50th anniversary in Guildford, its new social impact report, Driving Positive Change, has been launched. 

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12-hour charity Badmin-thon

Team Surrey Badminton raised a fantastic £1,850 for local charity Challengers with a 12-hour badmin-thon.

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Supporting local schools

University of Surrey is partnering with GEP and supporting Kings College Guildford

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Innovate Guildford

The University of Surrey was pleased to have been invited back for the 2017 Innovate Guildford Festival at GLive.

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Stay in touch

Attend a campus tour

Visit us to find out more about university life, including our facilities and what's happening on campus.

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Your University newspaper

Our newspaper for Guildford residents and the local community provides an insight into the University of Surrey.

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Contact our Public Engagement Managers

If you have any suggestions, questions, issues or concerns regarding the relationship between the University of Surrey, its students and the local community, we would like to hear from you.

We will always welcome your comments and feedback and our Public Engagement Team are on hand to help in any way they can.


Kate Bailey, Nikki Dormon and Ross Kelway

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