University of Surrey: North America

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Canadian students

Canadian Pride!

Hello Bonjour! One thing that I’ve learned since being in the UK is that I am pretty patriotic. Not only am I a proud Canadian at heart and in spirit, but I’ve noticed that throughout the semester I’ve shown more and more pride through my clothes and merchandise. My cousin Gabrielle and I are pretty […]

Day Trips – Winchester

Hello! In continuation with the Day Trips series, today I wanted to blog about my trip to Winchester. Like I’ve mentioned these day trips are organized by the University’s Student’s Union and are of excellent value. I was so happy to find that my friend Noora and her friend Lasse were on the tour bus […]

Exam time…

Hello again! Well… It’s that time of the year again. Exam time! Although everyone has their own study techniques and ways to decompress during these times I thought I would share some of mine that I have used at Surrey. Taking breaks. It is so important to schedule in time to relax during those intense […]

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 […]

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