Surrey meets Africa

An insight into life at Surrey from three current African students

Females of the Future

Hi everyone! Back on the lockdown series… This week, the UK government made an unexpected U-turn in lockdown restrictions, announcing that informal social gatherings (indoors and outdoors) of more than six people will be illegal in England from Monday, with some exemptions for organised gatherings. This was quite a contrast to the much more relaxed […]


Bristol Day Trip

Hi everyone! Back on the lockdown series… Lockdown restrictions in the UK are gradually being lifted with many businesses and services resuming their operations this month. At the University of Surrey, the library reopened on Tuesday and is providing access to study spaces, academic skills advice, and printed collections. Last weekend, my friends and I […]


Life on placement- Part 3: Moving out of Campus

Hi everyone! Back on the lockdown series… In my last blog post, I talked about the placement application process and traveling to attend interviews. The next step I took after securing a placement internship, was to move out of campus. By the time I was doing this, I had already completed all my second-year exams, […]


Life on placement- Part 2: Assessment Day in Cambridge

Hi everyone! Back on the lockdown series… In my last blog post, I began detailing the application process for placement jobs in the finance industry. In the current climate of higher education, placements are becoming increasingly crucial in allowing students to improve on their employability; giving them those key “all-rounder” skills that cannot be taught […]


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