Surrey meets Germany

Learn about life at Surrey from a current student from Germany

It’s the little things

Moving to England, I never experienced the common culture shock and think it doesn’t really exist if you’re from Germany. It’s rather been a gradual process and I started noticing little differences in my everyday life, which are less obvious than things like left hand traffic or having pounds as currency. Shopping – I have […]


A tour of Guildford

You could, theoretically, spend all your time on campus, because it has everything you need: a supermarket, library, restaurants, a club etc., but I do love spending time in town as well. Guildford has so much to offer and the town centre is only a ten-minute walk away from the main university campus. Whenever family or […]


Halftime

So this is the first week of my fourth semester here at Surrey which means that I am half way through my degree (excluding the placement year), which is pretty scary! I am really excited for this semester, partly because most of my modules look really interesting, this semester I am taking Pharmacology, Pathology and […]


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 […]