Latin Americans at Surrey

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Latin American students

Participating in Clinical Trials

As you may know, the university has a clinical research centre where they run clinical studies. You can register as a volunteer on their website, as well as see any open studies (https://crc.surrey.ac.uk/volunteers/studies) and occasionally there’s emails about the studies sent out to all students. I recently participated in a study at the university and […]


Working while studying at Surrey

I’ve been wanting to write a post about job applications and what working as an international student entails but I keep putting it off because so far my job search hasn’t been very successful and I don’t want my experiences to make people think it’s impossible to find a job, but on the other hand […]


University Open Days

This past weekend I was a student helper at the University’s Open Day. These take place several times a year and they’re an opportunity for students to get to know their university and get some exposure to how it would be like to study their specific subject at the university. I didn’t know about open […]


Group work and professional skills modules

Today I’ll talk about group work in modules, specifically the professional skills modules in the math department (I’ve heard other departments also have a professional skills module but the content varies depending on the department). During the second semester I took the professional skills module. It was a very different module from all the rest […]


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