University of Surrey: North America

An insight into life at Surrey from two current Canadian students

What To Bring When You Make The Move

  Before I get down to business, the Guardian University rankings were released and Surrey is now 4th in the UK!! This is a jump from our previous 6th place. The Biosciences program is now 7th in the UK. You can check out what your program is ranked here: http://www.theguardian.com/education/ng-interactive/2015/may/25/university-league-tables-2016#all. Just put in your program […]


Freshers 2015

From the title, one can already guess what this one’s about. Fresher’s week is the week before lectures officially start. It’s a week where new students move in, get settled and figure out their way around campus. It’s a week of events, meet and greets and finishes off with the annual Fresher’s Fayre. I arrived […]


Post-Easter Break 2015

This past week (my first week back at university) has been brutal. I arrived Sunday evening and immediately had lectures on the following Monday. The jetlag was unbearable. To be honest, I’m still recovering from it (I find myself getting very sleepy at about 6 pm and then I’m wide awake till about 2 am). […]


Easter Break 2015

So this is the last week of lectures before the University closes for Easter – that’s  almost three whole weeks off! Naturally, I will be flying back home to Canada (in 5 more days!). As it turns out however, I have around four deadlines for the week I return so I will have to be […]


Surrey Decides

So about a couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to witness for the first time, the student elections that took place here at the university. It was quite exciting: manifestos were circling via Facebook, posters of potential candidates were put up all around campus and twitter was full of #surreydecides. These sort of things always […]


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