University of Surrey: North America

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Canadian students

Having family visit and a day trip to Oxford

Hello! My coursework is finally submitted and now I am studying for my final exam before graduation. What a semester it has been! In celebration of this achievement, I thought I would blog about a day trip I recently took to one of my favorite English cities, Oxford. About two weeks ago now, my cousin Danielle visited […]


Free Fest

Hello! Today I just wanted to mention in passing that every year there is a weekend long event called Free Fest that happens at the University of Surrey. This is put on by the The University of Surrey Students’ Union and typically consists of one day of free music and arts, and another of free […]


A hidden gem

Hello! My flatmate Gabrielle and I have been on the hunt for Guildford’s best coffee spots for a while now and we think we have finally come across a hidden gem, The Gallery Cafe. This little unassuming Cafe, is tucked away behind the Information Centre which is located in Guildford House, a 17th century building on […]


Spring Vacation: Going Home

Hello again! As I mentioned in my previous post, the University gives us a one month spring vacation around Easter time. Though it can bit a little bit disruptive to have a very long break in the middle of classes, it is also an amazing opportunity to travel and perhaps even go home. During my […]


Spring Vacation: Visiting Malta

Hello! As I am in the crux of my essay writing, I thought I would take a little break and reminiscence on my recent trip to Malta. Given that we get an entire month off for spring vacation, my classmate and flatmate, Salvatore and I decided to take a one week trip before getting back […]


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