Postgraduate life at Surrey

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

Reasonable adjustments as a disabled PhD student

When you are a disabled and/or neurodivergent PhD student, things can be a bit more challenging, to say the least. I’ve previously written about accessing disability and neurodiversity support as a postgraduate student on this blog (you can find that post here), but today I want to share some of the reasonable adjustments I have […]


A Weekend Getaway to Cornwall!

This term, Reading Week finally allowed me to make a long awaited trip to Cornwall. Situated on the Southwestern tip of England, it is known for its vast moorland, sandy beaches and jaw dropping ocean side cliffs. Located on the North coast lies the town of Newquay which boasts some of the best surfing waves […]


Live Theatre on Campus!

Did you know you can catch Live Theatre here on campus throughout the year? Each semester the Guildford School of Acting present a variety of Musicals and Plays featuring the graduating students from their Acting, Musical Theatre and Actor-Musician programs. The shows take place in The Bellairs Theatre which is located in the Ivy Arts […]


Experiences of Applying for a PhD

I have been interested in doing a PhD for as long as I can remember. I was attracted to the idea of developing my knowledge in a subject that interested me, doing original research on that topic, and the possibility of an academic or industry research career. However, there was one problem. I had no […]


Historical Guildford

When you’re spending the majority of your time studying, writing papers and exams, it’s important to take a break every now and then to recharge. One of my favourite weekend study break activities is heading into town, grabbing a coffee and walking around admiring the historical buildings. I’ve created a map of my favourite walking […]


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