Postgraduate life at Surrey

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

Building Research Culture at Surrey

An important part we as post-graduate researchers (PGRs) soon realise after starting a PhD is that the environment that we do research in moulds us and our research quite a bit. This is ‘Research culture’. At most universities and research institutions this is made of policies, guidelines and practises that researchers must follow in order […]

3 things that helped me to adjust to hybrid and virtual learning

I have personally greatly enjoyed the combination of hybrid and virtual learning at Surrey, but at the beginning, I was definitely feeling a bit apprehensive. Having taken a year between my undergraduate and postgraduate degree, I hadn’t studied during the pandemic and experienced virtual learning. I hadn’t even watched a lecture online before, as my […]

My chosen career path (what I want to do when I graduate/how my masters is preparing me)

In an increasingly competitive job market, especially for graduates; studying for a master’s degree is certainly a wise decision. For myself, studying a postgraduate degree in economics has been a valuable choice in expanding my skillset. What are employers looking for in graduates? Basically – something different. As graduates, we are now competing against an […]

A Festival In April? Count me in!

The Surrey New Writers Festival is back for 2021 and is better than ever We all have a story to tell, a message to share. How can we bring life to these stories and share our inner creativity? Let Surrey New Writers Festival support this process. Since 2013 the Surrey New Writers Festival has proved to be […]

My Favourite Places on Campus

Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak Every week I am set some reading and/or writing task as a sort homework (although surely at the moment it’s all homework?), and a couple of weeks ago I was set a task ahead of a travel writing lecture. The task was to go on a walk. That […]

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