Postgraduate life at Surrey

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

Teaching opportunities as a PhD student: lab demonstrating

One of the most enjoyable things I’ve been able to do during my PhD at Surrey outside of my research is laboratory demonstrating. You can be a demonstrator for tutorial classes, computational or practical laboratories. As an experimentalist, I have always chosen the latter when applying to be a demonstrator. Being a demonstrator is essentially […]


Things to do in London as a Student

With London being only 30-minutes by train I couldn’t not include a blog about some of the things London can offer.   Zip Now London As the biggest and the fastest city centre zip wire in the world, Zip Now is a challenge you should definitely try out. Whether you are a thrill-seeker or a […]


Things to do in Guildford

To follow on from my previous list, I hope this gives you an idea or two of some things you can get up to this summer. Guildford Castle You can head in to see a model depicting the building in its heyday as a royal palace at the turn of the 14th century, and go […]


Five Things I Wish I Plugged Into Earlier as a UniSurrey Student

How time flies when you are living your best life and daily evolving into a better version of yourself. It was officially the end of coursework for me on the 20th of May, 2021 and what I thought would be such an exhilarating moment turned out to be a surreal one. So, this is it! […]


Things To Do Near Guildford

Right, I’m going to dive right in because there is so much to do near Guildford. This will be the first of two blogs, the second will cover things to do in Guildford. If that doesn’t tell you that there is plenty to do, I don’t know what will. Thorpe Lakes Thorpe Lakes is London’s […]


The Benefits of Student Accommodation

One of the decisions a student has to make even before starting university is where to live. For some, the choice may be as simple as continuing to live at home if it is an easy commute to campus. However, many students need to travel to a different city, county or country to attend university. […]


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