University of Surrey: North America

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Canadian students

So What’s The Difference?

I think if someone asked me, “What is the biggest difference between education in Canada and education in the UK?”, my first response would definitely be the length of my degree. A typical Canadian Biosciences degree is 4 years of study whereas here, its 3 years of study + you can opt for a professional […]


The City of London

One of the great things about being at the University of Surrey is its easy commute to London. The city is only 30 or so minutes away by train and it is one of my absolute favourite places to be. I first visited London when I was 10 years old, and ever since then, I […]


The Small-Town Life!

As far as cities in Canada are concerned, everything is huge and vastly spread out. There are tall buildings and massive six lane highways everywhere. So when I made the move from Canada to UK, it was a big change for me. Not only is the weather considerably more bearable here, everything is much smaller than […]


Arrival

I arrived in Guildford the day Fresher’s week started. Fighting the jetlag, I made sure to attend the meet and greet for all the undergraduate Bioscience students. Everyone I met that night was incredibly friendly and I was immediately comfortable. After that day, Fresher’s Week seemed to just fly by and before I knew it, I […]


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