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.

How to Get a Placement

Author: Rebecca Cofie. For many students a professional training (‘placement’) year is an opportunity to get a year’s worth of work experience before graduating into the real world. Although the year is optional, it’s an invaluable opportunity as you learn many things you wouldn’t necessarily acquire through your course alone. However, getting a placement is […]


Freshers week – what to expect?

Author: Becky Sweetman. This is your first week of university and your first experiences and memories at Surrey, which you’ll probably remember forever. I understand it can be extremely worrying and scary and if I’m honest, it was probably one of the scariest things I have had to do yet, but I can promise you […]


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