Escaping England- Trip to Barcelona

Time flies and it is almost Easter! After all the assignments, tests, deadlines, etc. it’s time to enjoy life and relax! Let’s do a little throwback of my trip to Barcelona last Easter! Easter holiday is wonderful as most of the places are finally getting warmer; it’s the best to go somewhere filled with sunshine […]


Surviving- Transportation

(Recap: Surviving- Housing at http://blogs.surrey.ac.uk/hongkong-blog/?p=82) Although I’ve talked about transportation in most of the previous blog entries, it is still a good idea to gather all information about transportation in one post as well as to make my surviving series more complete! Bus services in the University of Surrey (together with Manor Park and Hazel […]


Surviving? Housing

Finally let’s get back on our surviving series! (Recap Surviving? Food(2) at: http://blogs.surrey.ac.uk/hongkong-blog/?p=28) As international students, having a place to live is extremely importantl! Luckily at University of Surrey, accommodation is guaranteed for first year and international students. At Surrey, there are mainly 6 types of student accommodations which range from Band A to Band […]


Employability at Surrey

University of Surrey is currently ranked 6th in the Guardian. One of the reasons is because Surrey is working on improving students’ employability and 97% of our 2013 graduates were in work (or further study) six months after graduation. First, the professional placement programme is a popular choice for students. Professional placement year happens between […]


Involving- joining societies

Happy Chinese New Year! Wish the year of goat will be a fruitful and happy year for all of you! If you are a student at University of Surrey, you will automatically become a member of University of Surrey Students’ Union (USSU). USSU offers over 100 clubs and sports societies that you can join and involve […]


Escaping England- Trip to Prague

As mentioned in my previous entries, there is one week of “break” after examinations in the first semester. This period of time is where you don’t have lots of work, lectures nor deadline, as well as the time where you can find relatively cheaper flight tickets to other countries! During my first year, I went […]


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