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.

Congratulations, you’ve submitted your application – what’s next?

First of all, well done on completing your UCAS application! If you’re wondering what the next steps are, read on…. Waiting game Now, all you need to do is wait to hear back from the universities you have applied to. It can be agonising waiting for universities to get back to you, but try to […]


English Traditions – Historic Guildford

As a prospective student, one of the many factors when choosing a university was location. I wanted to live somewhere that was both modern and historical. Guildford certainly surprised me and, having lived here for a year now, I can safely say that it is packed with hidden historical gems. So join me as I […]


How do I apply for my student finance?

Student finance, a daunting thought for most prospective students; I definitely felt that way! I thought I would need to understand the world of loans and go through a rigorous application process, but that’s really not the case. Applying for student finance is a simple and easy process- let’s go through it together, step by […]


Studying Civil Engineering at Surrey

Hello there! My name is Anna. I study civil engineering here at Surrey and I’m currently on my placement year.  Why I chose Surrey One of the main reasons why I chose Surrey was because it was a campus uni. Everything was in one place and I wouldn’t have to travel far to get to lectures, go to the library or go to […]


How to decide which university offers to accept

Choosing a university can seem like a daunting task. This was definitely the case when I was applying. I found myself scrolling through many university websites, wondering how on earth I was going to turn my list of 15 universities into just 5. I would have certainly benefited from the advice of an actual student, […]


Celebrating Christmas at Surrey

Christmas is my absolute favourite time of year and moving to Guildford only increased the magic! There is so much to get up to so I’m going to give you a few suggestions of my favourite things to do at Christmas time in Guildford. Early Christmas Day My first one is a common one but […]


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