Surrey meets Latin America

An insight into life at Surrey from a current Latin American student

Latin American food in the UK

Sorry I didn’t blog yesterday, I spent the entire weekend and yesterday feeling sick and with a fever but I’m finally starting to feel better! Being sick reminded me of a topic I’ve been meaning to write about for a while which is food! More specifically, accessing food from back home (most of it is […]

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 […]


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 ( and occasionally there’s emails about the studies sent out to all students. I recently participated in a study at the university and […]

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