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

Celebrating 50 years in Guildford

The bells of Guildford Cathedral rang out on 9 September 2016 to mark the beginning of the University's 50th anniversary year.

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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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Discoveries on your Doorstep

Discoveries on your Doorstep are events aimed at bringing together the local community with the people behind the research at Surrey.

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Community day

More than 45 colleagues participated in a community day, undertaking voluntary activities at nine different local charities and organisations.

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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

Knaphill Lower and Junior Schools federated in March 2016 and we helped to support this process.

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Innovate Guildford

The University of Surrey was pleased to have been invited back for this year’s second Innovate Guildford Festival.

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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 Managers are on hand to help in any way they can.

Contact Kate Bailey and Ross Kelway

Pint of Science

  • Monday 14 May. 2018

  • Wednesday 16 May. 2018

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