University of Surrey: North America

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Canadian students

Transfer Days: Canada to England

Hello! As I am soon going to complete my tenth trip across to pond to get from home to school, or vice-versa, I thought I would list out all the things I try to do to be as comfortable as possible on the journey over and how I deal with jet lag. I typically travel with 1 […]


Gyms, Yoga and Physical activity – What is there to do in Guildford?

Hello! A big part of staying mentally and physically healthy during your studies is staying active. I thought I would share with you some of the options Guildford has to offer when it comes to physical activities. First, there are the classic gyms. Although this form of physical exercise is definitely not for everyone, Guildford […]


Reading Week: Part 2 – London Theatres

Hello again! Tuesday I wrote about the different London museums I was able to visit during my reading week. Today I wanted to write about the different theatres I was also able to visit during that time. It was a very happy coincidence that my good friend Heather was finishing a one month placement in […]


Reading Week: Part 1 – Visiting London’s museums

Hello! I cannot believe reading week has already come and gone… On to my next and final semester at Surrey. Despite having lived 40 minutes from London for a year and a half now, I have only visited the City once… Once! So I thought that for this reading week, rather than planning a bigger […]


Canadian Tree House Getaway!

Hello again! As promised on Tuesday, I wanted to share with you one of the fun activities I did in Canada over the Christmas holidays and that is a quick trip to a tree house. This was our third time visiting this tree house site but our first time in this particular house. It was […]


Being home for Christmas and New Years

Hello! As I start my first day back in lectures I cannot help but reminisce on my time back home in Canada for Christmas. Although it can be challenging to balance school work, preparation for exams and essay writing with all the Christmas festivities and the excitement of being home, it is really nice to […]


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