Surrey meets Africa

An insight into life at Surrey from three current African students

Moving in weekend

Hi everyone, This past weekend was the long awaited ‘Moving-in Weekend’ at the University of Surrey. It is one of our favourite weekends of the whole year as we welcome thousands of new students to the campus from around the world. For most of them they are experiencing university life for the very first time!   ‘Moving In […]


Ending my search for a placement!

Hello again everyone! Summer is drawing to a close, and with university soon approaching once again, I have recently had to notify the university that I was unsuccessful in my search for a Placement training year. Throughout second year, I applied to numerous placement year positions, and although I made it to the interview stage […]


A late-summer BBQ

Hi everyone! The summer of 2021 is quickly coming to pass and suddenly it is dawning on me how quickly time flies when you are having fun. The beginning of semester one in my final year of university is quickly approaching and there are so many amazing things I am vigorously anticipating. For starters, this […]


Discovering Dorset

Hi everyone! These past weeks have seen the implementation of Stage IV of the UK government’s ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’. Now more than ever, people in England are being encouraged to get their jabs as all adults in England can now book the COVID-19 vaccinations. At the University of Surrey, we are all encouraged to […]


Completing my placement!

Hi everyone! This week, England moved to Step 4 of the ‘Roadmap out of Lockdown’. The government has lifted all legal limits on social contact. This step has been a long time coming, despite this, it is important we all remember that COVID-19 is still a part of our lives so we must be cautious […]


Student Meals and Sticking it to COVID

Hi everyone! Well, it’s official; this week I finally got my first jab of the COVID vaccine and I’m feeling more enthusiastic and hopeful than ever. It feels as though we are one step closer to a COVID-free world again! As I mentioned in my last blog post, anyone over the age of 18 in […]


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