Latin Americans at Surrey

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

Emergency health services

Today I’m writing a post I hoped wouldn’t come so soon (or at all!): dealing with health concerns when walk in centres and GPs are closed. On Thursday night my chest started hurting and when I lied down it started hurting even more, every time I breathed in or out. Initially I wasn’t going to […]


A wonderful place to be!

Hello everyone!:) I can tell you that I was nervous to come to the UK to do my Masters but it is a decision that I do not regret and that I am very thankful for because Surrey is a wonderful place to be.  I learned so much with my program and I gained so […]


Clearing

Today I’m going to talk about clearing, as I worked for the university during clearing this past week and it’s something I wasn’t aware of while applying to UK universities (or until last week really, I was very confused when I got the email requesting people to work during clearing since I associate that word […]


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 […]


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