Postgraduate life at Surrey

Discover more about what it's like to be a postgraduate student at Surrey.

My accommodation at Surrey

My name is Ekow Bartels, a PhD student at the Surrey Business School. My research topic is on contextualizing innovation in Africa’s informal artisanal and small-scale mining; development trajectories, impacts and policy implications. My accommodation I live in a band E university accommodation at Bellerby Court-Wealden House, which is a self-catering flat. It is located […]

Home Away From Home

The University of Surrey offers a variety of accommodation to meet everyone’s needs, including those related to finance, disability, and quieter residence halls. In this blog, I’ll be sharing my experience of living in a Band C accommodation in Stag Hill Court on campus, a home away from home. I come from India, and even […]

A typical day as a PhD student

How my day usually begins As a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering I start my day with very well-established processes with my supervisor. I reach the Lab and meet my colleagues. Then as part of the PhD research that we are working on, I have to see what stage in the process I have reached […]

A day in the life of a PhD student in Psychology

Hi everyone! I’m Elizaveta, a first year PhD student in Psychology here at Surrey! In my PhD project I am studying the longitudinal neural correlates of counting in pre-schoolers from the ages of 3 to 5 years old. Basically, my job is to observe how children’s brain activity changes as they learn to count. I […]

A day in the life of an MSc Process Systems Engineering student

Greetings, fellow students and aspiring engineers! I am delighted to provide you with an insight into my life as an MSc Process Systems Engineering student at the esteemed University of Surrey. With its picturesque campus and stimulating coursework, the University offers an enriching academic experience. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re interested in knowing […]

A Day in the Life of an MSc International Events Management student

Every day is different as a Master’s International Events Management student at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SHTM): full of excitement, learning, and new experiences. Every day provides a new challenge and an opportunity to delve deeper into the world of event management.It might be sitting in front of a laptop and reading […]

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