University of Surrey: North America

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Canadian students

Awards night – Women’s Football

Hello! Today I wanted to share with you a special evening I had a few weeks ago. Most societies and clubs hold an awards night at the end of the year where they take the time to recognize their members and celebrate different achievements. Our wonderful comity rented out a room at Bench Bar at […]

What I packed for England

Hello again! Today I wanted to share with you what I decided to bring with me from Canada to study in England. Having lived away from home once before, I had a good idea of what items I found essential and where I was comfortable sacrificing certain luxuries. With the exchange rate being quite unfavorable for […]

Where to find what – A store guide

Hello! Today I wanted to prepare a list for you in terms of where I shop for what here in Guildford and what are their Canadian equivalents approximately where applicable. SimplyFresh: This is the convenience store on campus. You will find basic groceries, toiletries and take-out food. The prices are a bit high but the […]

Our beautiful campus

Hello again! Today I wanted to share with you some beautiful pictures of our campus. One thing that really surprised me about Surrey and England in general is the diversity of trees they have here. So many trees flower in the spring and it is absolutely breath-taking. I especially love walking around the lake on […]

What to do for your phone plan?

Hello! Today I wanted to share with you my experience in choosing a phone plan and other options that might work for you. Here I will present you with a cheap but maybe inconvenient option and an expensive but convenient option. Before leaving for Surrey I had received a few emails from the University asking […]

Going home for Easter

Hello again! As I have previously mentioned in a blog post, attending a British university means you get long school breaks. For example, I just enjoyed the whole month of April off from lectures and tutorials for what felt like an extended Easter holiday. To put it into perspective it is sort of like an […]

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