Crossing the Atlantic

An insight into life at Surrey from current US students

What Surrey has to Offer

Hello! I have a variety interests that may not seem to go together. I am a ballerina and love dressing up to see professional ballerinas with my dad. On the other hand, I play video games, enjoy cars, and occasionally go to the gun range (in the USA). When I was looking for the right […]

November :)

Hello! It is a beautiful day today and the leaves are still falling. England is has mostly deciduous trees, so come autumn all the trees change colors. It is really quite stunning. It has not been particularly cold here. I walk to school in just a light sweater. It does get dark by around 4-5 […]

Bonfire Night!

Hey! Today is a day of celebration in England: Bonfire Night! Last year was my first time and it was great. Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Day is celebrated every November 5th. On November 5th, 1605, Guy Fawkes, a member of the Gunpowder plot, was arrested while guarding explosives the plotters had placed below the […]

Phones & Calling

Should you decide to [make the right choice and] come to Surrey, chances are there’s quite a lot to be excited about. There’s the new people you’ll meet, the chance to buy Kinder Eggs but not be breaking the law, and the oppertunity to study something you actually want to. One thing that probably hasn’t crossed […]

Where to live.

Living as a student in England is quite a different experience than as a college student in America. There are virtually no roomates, nor are there fraternities or sororities. That certainly doesn’t mean there’s no social fun at uni here. On the contrary, you’ll come to find it’s quite a lot better. First Year So […]

Ramping Up

Hey, It is now week four! It seems like I have been here ages and just came back at the same time. I already have plenty of work to do. I am in the process of finding a job for a placement. It has been taking up a rather significant amount of time. I have […]

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