Postgraduate life at Surrey

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

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. […]


Let’s Wander Where the Wi-Fi is Weak

If you’re in a bad mood go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood, go for another one: the mental health benefits are greater than you think. We’ve been working from home for over a year now and home workouts have become the new norm. Millions get up early to join […]


Wake Up With Determination

How a morning routine can help you smash the exam season As winter leaves us, the imminent stress of exams and deadlines start to creep in. With the good weather becoming more reliable and the temperatures are actually getting warmer, it’s difficult to stay motivated because all you want to do is just be out […]


Working While Studying: How to find jobs at university plus the benefits and challenges

Over my time at University I’ve had quite a few different jobs to support myself. During my undergraduate degree I worked as event staff at the university, I also worked as a steward in the summer at festivals, as bar staff at nightclubs, and I tried to get as many paid internships as possible. It’s […]


Good Flatmates are Hard to Find, Harder to Leave, and Impossible to Forget

So I had lived in university accommodation for over half of my studies during my undergraduate degree but none of my living situations were every truly harmonious and toxic-free. So the idea of living with more strangers during my masters (and especially during COVID) petrified me. Different people have different personalities and different styles, some […]


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