Surrey meets Africa

An insight into life at Surrey from three current African students

My Placement Year Experience

[Be Warned: Long Post Ahead] Hello hello! Having spoken a little bit about the study abroad portion of my placement, I thought I would today focus on the other aspect to my incredible year: the work component. As I’ve mentioned before, I did what is called a 50/50 placement at Surrey, meaning that rather than […]


Criminology as a Degree

A while back I wrote a blog post about Criminology and what it entails. However, it being almost two years since then (yikes!), I thought I would give it a much-needed refresh and update you all on the things I’ve been getting up to in my degree since! As I previously mentioned, simply put, criminology […]


The Final Grind

Hello all! After a whirlwind placement year and fantastic summer at home, it is (sadly) finally time to buckle down and begin the dreaded final year. As of today, we are four weeks into the term and so far so good! This semester I only have three learning modules, the fourth one being my dissertation […]


Meal Planning – my experience

Students everywhere can attest to the fact that thinking about food in university can be stressful, especially if finances and nutrition govern your diet. At the university of surrey specifically, there are no catered options for accommodation, everyone, even first years, plan their own diets. In the short time that I have spent here, I […]


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