Exchange students at Surrey

An insight into life at Surrey from current exchange students

My Life at the University of Surrey

Arriving at the University of Surrey during this period of history has been one of the most difficult challenges my life put me through. A global pandemic and the Brexit announcement drastically changed all my perspectives for this journey, making me question all the certainties I held about it. Before my departure, I was so […]


Ramadhan at Surrey

Greetings lovelies, It’s Shahira again, and this week is the last week of Ramadhan! If you are wondering, Ramadhan is a month in the Islamic calendar where Muslims have to fast for the whole month, from sunrise until sunset. This year marks my first Ramadhan away from home, and in this entry, I will write […]


Ten things to do for ten days of isolation.

Greetings lovelies, My name is Shahira, from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a second-year Literature student, and I’ll be spending one semester in Surrey! I’m not sure where and how to start, but I’m finally in the UK!! Upon arrival, all international travelers need to complete ten days of self-isolation, and I already […]


An introduction (Canada to the UK)

By: Deborah Mepaiyeda Hi everyone, Welcome to my diary where I will be sharing my experiences as an exchange student at the University of Surrey. I will be discussing my journey to the UK, what it’s like to be an exchange student at this school, the differences with education in England compared to my home […]


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