Thoughts on placement year – Part 3: self-care

Placement year could be tough, as you are constantly being monitored, assessed and learning. You might find the workplace different from what you imagine, and the busy environment may stress you up. You might feel alone especially when your friends and you are being placed in different parts of the country, you are not able […]


Thoughts on placement year – Part 2: C placement

Welcome to part two of this series xd As mentioned previously, my second part of the clinical placement year commenced after Christmas break. Again, another 12-weeks working in an NHS hospital. After experiencing both acute and community settings, I found myself enjoying working in the acute setting more. Therefore, I decided to apply for a […]


Exploring UK – Oxford

Being the hometown of one of the world’s oldest universities, Oxford has always been known to me as a historical, knowledgeable, calming city. It is always on my to-visit place ever since I started studying in the U.K. This year, I am lucky enough to have a short stay in Oxford whilst on placement. And […]


Living out

As mentioned during my previous blog, in my second year, instead of living in on-campus accommodation, I rent a house with my friends. In this blog, I would like to share my thoughts on living out. When did you start preparing? Usually, a 3-5 people house is available for student rental. After confirming who are […]


Living on campus

One of the best experiences studying uni is living in halls, enjoying independence, and spending more time with friends. In this blog, I am going to share some thoughts about living on campus. What type of accommodation did you live in and why did you choose that? Surrey provides different accommodation options across three sites: […]


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