Surrey meets Germany

Learn about life at Surrey from a current student from Germany

Societies and Sport

Hello everyone! Finally finished my exams and only got one more placement interview to go! So I thought this week I would write about some of the activities you can get involved in apart from lectures, tutorials and exams. The societies and sport clubs are probably one of the most significant differences between UK and German […]


Exam time!

Hello everyone! Revision week has come and gone and now it’s officially exam time, which is two weeks long, in contrast to the three-week exam period in June. During this time everyone is a just generally a little bit more stressed than usual, the library is packed at all times and it can feel like […]


Differences German – UK universities

Hi everyone! During the past year and a half I have noticed quite a few differences between the German universities a lot of my friends are attending and British universities, more specifically the University of Surrey. At Surrey, every student is assigned a personal tutor for the duration of your degree, who offers academic and […]


Let’s get Christmassy

Hi everyone! Thought I would share some Christmassy activities around Guildford and the UK in general with you! The last couple of weeks of term can get very stressful with the last few deadlines approaching so little breaks are definitely needed!   For six weeks during November/December, Hyde Park in London is transformed into an […]


Welcome to the blog!

Hello everyone! I’m very excited to have started this blog and looking forward to sharing what it’s like to come to Surrey from Germany! As some of you may have read, I am from Munich and doing BSc Biomedical Science in my second year at the University of Surrey. After completion of my Abitur I […]


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