University of Surrey: North America

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Canadian students

Placement Updates

It’s been a while since I’ve been on here! Unfortunately, life has got the better of me and I’ve never been so busy before this. It was when some of my friends back in the UK snapchatted me photos of lectures that I realised that not everyone had this year away from campus. That for […]

Meet us in Canada

University representative Katie Sharpe will be visiting Vancouver, Ottawa and Toronto over the next week. Come along to learn more about the University and our programmes. Saturday 24th September 1-5pm, Study and Go Abroad fair, Vancouver Convention Centre Thursday 29th September 2-6pm, Study and Go Abroad fair, Ottawa Conference and Event Centre Saturday 1st and […]


Finally my dad and his girlfriend are coming to visit me at Surrey and see everything exciting that is going on here. It’s difficult as an international student, not being able to see your friends and family from home but it definitely makes it all the more exciting when you do get a visitor. It […]

Wonderful English Weather

The weather in the South of England has officially become beautiful. Everyday now it is over 20 degrees and this means that everyone wants to be outside! Luckily the Student Union and the university get this and arrange a lot of events and outdoor activities to take full advantage. There are barbeque sites all around […]

Switzerland and back

It was a nice surprise to realize that England has some holidays that we don’t have in Canada, the most recent being a bank holiday this past Monday! My friends and I took full advantage of having a long weekend and headed to Switzerland to visit one of their families. We got to spend a […]

Back at it

So this is the first week back after the Easter break and the time off was awesome! Going to Ireland and having a friend from there allowed me to actually live in an Irish household, which was such an amazing experience! I presumed that since it was an English speaking country there wouldn’t be much […]

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