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.

Looking back at my time at Surrey

Why look back? A few weeks ago, I was standing in line at the Guildford Cathedral waiting for my name to be called on. I was moments away from graduating and I suddenly realised that it was true! When I first joined the University, on the very same day I was unpacking my belongings and […]


What makes Surrey University unique?

Find out what makes the University of Surrey stand out from the rest and why you should consider us when going to University. To introduce myself – I’m Joao. In my final year studying BSc Economics at Surrey University, I work as a Campus Ambassador for JP Morgan. I recently finished my one-year industrial placement as […]


My Applicant Day experience

I remember my Applicant Day so well, because it was the deciding factor in putting Surrey as my first choice! Exploring campus When I arrived on campus, I noticed how big it was and liked that campus was all in one place, rather than multiple campuses like all the other universities I had applied to […]


Why Surrey

Studying at the University of Surrey is an amazing experience that will enrich not only your academic life and improve your prospects at your future dream job, but also provide an opportunity to establish social connections and make friends from all over the world. In this blog, I will be detailing a few reasons why […]


What it’s like to study at Surrey

Hi there! I’m Charlotte, a final-year psychology student here at the University of Surrey. In this post, I share what my life is like as a Surrey student who both studies and lives here!  Routine What would a typical week of classes look like for me? Well, my week is usually made up of a […]


Considerations when applying for student halls

At the University of Surrey, student halls are available on all three campus’: Stag Hill, Manor Park and Hazel Farm. We have different bands of accommodation, and you can apply using a ranking system, starting with your most preferred band. It’s important to think about what type of student halls you’d like to stay in, […]


Accommodation at Surrey

Hello! I’m Elena, a second-year student at Surrey. Today I’m going to talk about the accommodation on offer at University of Surrey. Most students will choose to stay in halls for their first year. If you choose to stay in private accommodation or to commute, that’s great too. I stayed in halls last year and […]


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