Swimming at University of Surrey

Find out about swimming at the University of Surrey and Guildford City Swimming Club with the Swim England Performance Centre.

Swimming at the University of Surrey

The University of Surrey is one of the UK’s best universities, with a rising global reputation.

Our growing community is set in the vibrant town of Guildford, in the heart of south-east England.

The university now offers a range of Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees designed to cater for a variety of students looking to balance studies and performance sport.

Making dream jobs real jobs

We seamlessly connect our students to prospective employers and the world through our Professional training placements, collaborating with over 2,300 partner organisations.

A campus built for you

We’ve invested over £200m in student accommodation to turn our home into your home. Step in to our state-of-the-art Library and Learning Centre, the renowned Surrey Sports Park, first rate research facilities and more.

Bursaries and scholarships

Discover how we may be able to support your undergraduate and postgraduate taught studies with a host of bursaries and scholarships directly from the University and external providers.

Head to surrey.ac.uk for all information.

Performance swimming at the University of Surrey

Performance swimming at the University of Surrey is in partnership with Guildford City Swimming Club.

Performance programme

If you are currently swimming at a national level you can apply for our elite performance programme.

As part of the programme you will receive support to balance your studies alongside your training programme provided by Guildford City Swimming Club.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • regular training sessions with elite coaching staff, up to 20 hours pool training available
  • strength and conditioning training
  • performance support, such as nutritional advice, sports psychology mentoring and physiological testing
  • discounted sports injury treatment
  • full membership to Surrey Sports Park
  • value of £3,000 in performance support.

All training is based at Surrey Sports Park, a £36 million facility boasting exceptional sporting facilities, including an eight lane 50m pool.

Team Surrey Swimming Club

The University’s Team Surrey Swimming Club allows representation for all levels of athletes. With members and teams competing regularly at regional and national level, as well as social programmes for less experienced swimmers, the Club is proud to host a pathway for all to develop.

Team Surrey Contacts

For further information and full criteria list contact: