Crossing the Atlantic

An insight into life at Surrey from current US students

Healthcare in the UK

Hi All! It’s been quite some time. This is part due to having the flu (the inspiration for this blog) and other part due to beginning my industry work placement (more on that in a later post). This week’s post is all about healthcare in the UK – the system, how is is for international students, […]


Can you travel on the weekends?

One of my big assumptions coming to the University of Surrey for my MSc program is that because I only have class Mondays and Tuesdays, I would easily be able to explore England and Europe on my 5 off days. However, I have learned that there are differences between studying abroad and actually getting a degree abroad. These differences take many […]


The chores of adulthood: How surrey makes it easy

What’s amazing about the Uni experience is having freedom and independence from living with your parents. But there is a dark side to that freedom, that being the added responsibility of adulthood and taking care of yourself. Fortunately, the University of Surrey makes it pretty easy to be self sufficient with all the adult chores that you’ll have to do, […]


Must-Have Apps for Guildford

Ah, technology. If you have a smartphone, this post is for you! The following are apps that will help you get settled and make the most of your time in Guildford. Essential Apps: University of Surrey: The university’s very own app has a helpful map of campus and information about Guildford and the surrounding London area. […]


Lessons Learnt

There are incredible benefits to studying abroad for your full degree: travel, culture, education quality, and impressive job opportunities. Studying abroad grants eye-opening experiences. Previously, I have not delved into the details of the lessons that I have learnt, but as I come to the end of my longest time spent away from home (over […]


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