Postgraduate life at Surrey

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

An Econ Student Perspective – Midterms and Life at Surrey

An Economics Student Perspective Starting life at a new university can be an anxious time – no more so than in the middle of a pandemic. Nonetheless any apprehension I had in September was gulfed by the excitement of getting back into education after a year out.  During welcome week, the economics department provided a […]


Why choose Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute for postgraduate study

From MPhys to PhD I’ve been a Surrey student for quite a while now. I first started my integrated Master’s degree in physics back in 2014 and haven’t left since! Back when I was applying for my first degree, Surrey was my first choice of university despite it having the lowest grade requirements of the […]


A Mum’s Perspective: MBA and parenting

On the 21st of September, 2020, what would be one of the most transformational journey I have ever embarked on started. My MBA program at Surrey Business School commenced and I met other members of my cohort amid excitement over Microsoft Teams. I initially thought it’d be all rosy and jolly until the first hit […]


Funding your PhD

Finding funding is a very important part of applying to do a PhD. It needs more work if your field of study doesn’t attract much funding in general. There were no funded projects anywhere that suited my field of interest and research topic an I had to apply for competitive funding within the University. I […]


Accessing disability and neurodiversity support as a postgraduate student

Many people don’t realise that as a postgraduate student, you can access the Disability and Neurodiversity team (D&N) here at Surrey. As a current PhD student with an invisible disability who has benefited enormously from the support I get through D&N, I wanted to run through the process for accessing these services here at Surrey.


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