Exchange students at Surrey

An insight into life at Surrey from current exchange students

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 […]

First Month of Class Abroad: US vs. UK

We are finishing our fourth week of classes, and the differences between “college” life in the US and “uni” life in the UK are becoming more apparent. If you are thinking about studying abroad, here are a few things that I have noticed, given I can only compare it to my same degree and home […]

Why Surrey?

Hi, I’m Kath with a K. I’m from Monash University, Australia. This will be a little story about why I came to Surrey, my first impressions of England, and the differences between Surrey and Monash (Australia). I have always thoroughly enjoyed art and entertainment, whether it’s listening to music, writing music, reading, watching tv shows […]

Exchange Events: Guildford Walking Tour

by Savannah Connelly   Throughout our first weeks here at Surrey, we have had the opportunity to partake in exchange events set up by the Global Engagement Office. These include attending a basketball game, going bowling, ice skating, and even joining a bar crawl! As appropriate however, the first event on this itinerary is a […]

Studying in the United Kingdom

One of the things exchange students are famous for is to never really pay attention or study, and are often seen, at least where I come from, as just using the opportunity to travel along a new country, being paid for by their university. That wasn’t my case at all, first because my university didn’t give […]