Surrey student experience

Current students share their thoughts on planning for university, student life and what it’s like to study at the University of Surrey.

Black History Month Round-Up

Black History Month was originally founded in the US by historian Carter G. Woodson to commemorate the history and culture of African Americans, who up until that point had received little historical attention. It was later introduced in the UK in 1987 by Ghanaian-born Akyaaba Addai, who was a special projects coordinator at the Greater […]


Why you should get involved with extracurricular activities at university

Author: Rebecca Cofie. Extracurriculars played a huge role in my time at university. In fact, I even wrote my dissertation on the effect of involvement in extracurriculars, due to starting SUBCULTURED – a fashion, art, music, student culture publication, which greatly impacted my university experience. I also tried Surf Club, Cheerleading, Skiing, Gymnastics and helped set […]


Exploring the Guildford Countryside

Author: Rebecca Cofie. In my final year of university, I discovered Guildford’s countryside. When I needed a break from writing my dissertation, I looked forward to these long walks where I was surrounded by nature. In comparison to my second-year student house which was located in Woodbridge Hill, I was fortunate enough to live on […]


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