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.

Top Tips for studying during Ramadan

What is Ramadan? Ramadan is a beautiful time for Muslims where we are able to focus on self-improvement and to intensify our devotion to Allah. Families and communities come together to support and uplift one another during this holy month. Ramadan is the ninth month on the Islamic Calendar and during this month, Muslims fast […]


Time Management Tips for Students!

At University, there is a lot more to do than just studying! Students have a variety of commitments, such as timetabled lectures/tutorials, independent study, part-time work, societies, socialising, and general ‘adulting’. Learning to juggle these commitments is all apart of being a student at University and relies on learning how to manage your time. There […]


Nights Out in Guildford

Moving from a big city to Guildford, I was worried about whether I would miss out on the nightlife that I was so fond of in my home town.  Luckily, I had absolutely no need to worry and have had some incredible nights out whilst at University! From the incredible blur of Fresher’s week to […]


Your First Few Weeks in the Life of a First Year MES Student (Mechanical/Automotive/Aerospace/Biomedical Engineering)

So you’re here, in the same position I was in 2018, having received your conditional or unconditional offer to study with the University of Surrey within the MES Department (Mechanical Engineering Sciences), studying either Mechanical, Automotive, Aerospace or Biomedical Engineering. As you continue studying towards your A-Levels, or equivalent, you think towards the upcoming academic […]


Revision Tips & Planning your Revision

Revision. The one thing that many students dread… Fortunately, there are many tips and tricks that you can use to your advantage! In fact, once I developed these revision habits, I found myself swiftly studying my way through content! Before I reveal to you the answer to revision, I would like to highlight that actually… […]


I got the COVID-19 Vaccine – My Experience

*Disclaimer* This article should not replace medical advice and is intended as an account of my personal experiences when receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. Any scientific information will have sources provided at the end. If you have any concerns about your medical eligibility for a vaccine, speak with your GP. For up to date COVID-19 vaccination […]


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