Postgraduate life at Surrey

Discover more about what it's like to be a postgraduate student at Surrey.

Using your time at Surrey to build your career

For many individuals Career is the journey to achieve their goals; it may be through learning, work or various other aspects of their life. By attending a University, you gain knowledge, skills and experience to boost your career. However, apart form obtaining your degree you need to go that extra mile and build up on […]


Behind the Scenes at a Postgraduate Campaign Filming Day

Ever wondered how the university campaign films are made? This blog takes a behind the scenes look at the postgraduate campaign film. 10am – Biosciences We started the day with filming in the biosciences lab with postgraduate student Claire. Having to put on bright yellow laboratory coats to enter the lab, the film crew set […]


Balancing your studies, work and personal life

Author: Timothy Maduabuchi Chukwu. Obviously, most times it is difficult to work part-timely while studying. Although, some students like me do not have any other choice other than to take up part-time jobs to support our financial needs especially in tuition and accommodation. Apart from study and work, personal life is also one of the […]


Saving your pennies as a PGT student

Author: Dimitris Nestoras. When you’re living away from home alone for the first time, especially in a distant country, it is natural to be apprehensive about managing your finances. This is a guide explaining how to guarantee financial aid, gain some extra cash, seek help if needed and monitor your income and expenses, saving time […]


Pros and cons of living on/off campus

Author: Preety Thakur. After securing a position in the university one of the questions that pops up in every student mind is whether to live on campus or off campus. I live in greater London, with my family and was considering living on campus as it takes 1 hour 30 mins one-way travel time from […]


Walking, bus or bike? Getting around campus.

Author: Dimitris Nestoras. Transportation around campus and the town of Guildford couldn’t just be easier. Whether you need to get to an early 9am lecture, visit the library on a Sunday evening, reserve a good spot to finish that assignment or head to the Sports Park to train, the university of Surrey has considered your options, […]


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