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University of Surrey

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  • Tuition: £ 9000
  • Students: 10165
  • Male to Female (%): 50 : 50
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  • 5000 students

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University Summary

The University of Surrey is a university located within the county town of GuildfordSurrey, in the South East of England. It received itscharter on 9 September 1966, and was previously situated near Battersea Park in south-west London. The institution was known as Battersea College of Technology before gaining university status. Its roots however go back to the Battersea Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1891 to provide further and higher education for London’s poorer inhabitants.

The university conducts extensive research on small satellites and has a high number of staff who are members of learned societies. The Research Assessment Exercise 2001 awarded nine departments at the university 5 or 5* ratings. The university has recently expanded into China by launching the Surrey International Institute with Dongbei University of Finance and Economics.

The university’s main campus is located on Stag Hill close to the centre of Guildford and adjacent to Guildford Cathedral. A second campus, at Manor Park, is located a short distance away and has been developed to expand upon existing accommodation, academic buildings and sporting facilities.

Notable Alumni

Jeremy Kyle

Jeremy Kyle studied History and Sociology at the University of Surrey, Guilford, rather suited to what he's doing now.

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University Address:

University of Surrey
Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH